8. Building an Applied Educational Anthropology beyond the Academy

  1. Bradley A. U. Levinson2 and
  2. Mica Pollock3
  1. Jean J. Schensul PhD

Published Online: 14 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396713.ch8

A Companion to the Anthropology of Education

A Companion to the Anthropology of Education

How to Cite

Schensul, J. J. (2011) Building an Applied Educational Anthropology beyond the Academy, in A Companion to the Anthropology of Education (eds B. A. U. Levinson and M. Pollock), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444396713.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Indiana University, USA

  2. 3

    Harvard, USA

Author Information

  1. Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190053

Online ISBN: 9781444396713

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Keywords:

  • building an applied educational anthropology - beyond the academy;
  • educational anthropology - viewed as an applied field;
  • applied educational anthropology - focusing on educational problems;
  • large-scale education programs - designed to educate “the public”;
  • theoretical paradigms underlying practice;
  • multimedia and public education programs;
  • Race Project, by educational anthropologist Yolanda Moses;
  • anthropology of race project - effort to change public's view of nature of humanness;
  • cultural conservation - supporting and conserving local culture;
  • systemic educational change - requiring a multilevel approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: In Support of an Applied Educational Anthropology

  • Arguments on Behalf of an Applied Educational Anthropology: A History

  • Theoretical Paradigms Underlying Practice

  • Multimedia and Public Education Programs

  • Delivering Education through Museums, Film Festivals, Libraries, and Galleries

  • Improving Instructional Practice through Immersion Experiences

  • Systemic Change and Indigenous Movements

  • Approaches to Youth Advocacy: Changing Identities through Research and Art for Social Change

  • Concluding Comments

  • References