Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Demarginalizing knowledge through place-based learning : exploring the educational experience at the lo'i
|Wu_Pearl_r.pdf||Version for non-UH users. Copying/Printing is not permitted||321.55 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
|Wu_Pearl_uh.pdf||Version for UH users||319.12 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
|Title:||Demarginalizing knowledge through place-based learning : exploring the educational experience at the lo'i|
|Authors:||Wu, Pearl Zuyi|
Native Hawaiian community
|Date Issued:||Dec 2010|
|Publisher:||[Honolulu] : [University of Hawaii at Manoa], [December 2010]|
|Abstract:||Papa lo'i kalo, a system of integrated wetland taro patches, are serving as sites of place-based learning for schools and the community. The taro plant and the lo'i inform students about the traditional knowledge of taro farming and create a space in which the power of learning and teaching is most influenced by the community and the place itself.|
The educational experience at the loʻi raises questions about the normative content of curriculum, control of education, and approaches to pedagogy. Using student reflections and an oral history with a taro farmer, this thesis will explore the loʻi as a critical place that has the potential to reshape students' understanding of Hawaiʻi, its history, and the Native Hawaiian community.
|Description:||M.Ed. University of Hawaii at Manoa 2010.|
Includes bibliographical references.
|Appears in Collections:||
M.Ed. - Educational Foundations|
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need this content in ADA-compliant format.
Items in ScholarSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.