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ERIC Number: EJ1183967
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 13
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ISSN: ISSN-1756-526X
What Do Young People Learn When Sponsoring a Child in the Global South? Empirical Findings from Germany
Wagener, Marina
International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, v10 n1 p90-102 2018
This paper describes and analyses the results of research into the learning experiences of young people in Germany who sponsor a child living in the Global South as part of their school activities. First, the research context and methodological approach is presented. A qualitative-reconstructive design was applied using the documentary method of analysis to identify implicit knowledge structures. Second, the central findings, particularly three reconstructed types of learning experiences--concretization, generalization, dissociation--are presented and illustrated by extracts from the empirical data. Third, the discussion of the results reveals the limits of global learning from child sponsoring.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Germany