Traversing Threshold in Child and Youth Care Education

A Qualitative Inquiry into the Meaning-Making Experience of Student Participants in an International Study Tour

  • Jack Deol MacEwan University
  • Asma Ammouneh, Co-Presenter MacEwan University
  • Cassie Anthoney, Co-Presenter MacEwan University
  • Maya Bautista, Co-Presenter MacEwan University
  • Gabrielle Benzon, Co-Presenter MacEwan University
  • Lori Smith, Co-Presenter MacEwan University
  • Kelly- Ann Reid, Co-Presenter MacEwan University
  • Sarah Tang, Co-Presenter MacEwan University

Abstract

This qualitative, relational-centred inquiry explores the learning experiences of a group of 20 Child and Youth Care (CYC) students who completed a 12-day international study tour designed to introduce CYC students to Irish and Scottish history, culture, and social care systems through experiential place-based learning and a combination of formal and informal relational pedagogies. The data analysis revealed thirteen thematic categories organized the five guiding research question.


Discipline: Child and Youth Care


Faculty Mentor: Dr. Gerard Bellefeuille

Published
2017-05-15