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Warming the souls of children : quilting as pedagogical (patch)work

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dc.contributor.advisor Hasebe-Ludt, Erika
dc.contributor.author Dersch-Gunderson, Connie
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-17T21:45:44Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-17T21:45:44Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/916
dc.description vi, 62 leaves ; 29 cm. -- en
dc.description.abstract There is a current movement in education and in the business world to bring spirituality and a sense of community back into the schools and workplace. Spirituality in the context of this paper refers to a sensitivity or attachment, not to anyone religion but to common values. Soul in this document refers to the spiritual principles embodied in human beings. This project provides evidence of how quilts, the act of quilting, and the stories of the quilt, tie past to present, serve to bond individuals, and arouse emotions and sentiments, demonstrating how, through both the product and the process, quilts and quilting contributes to the moral fibre of human beings. This project outlines the importance of establishing communities for our children that will nurture their souls and serve as a place to which their souls may come home. It further examines the social institution of quilting as an exemplary model of a learning community. Quilting in this project was examined from a historical perspective, through a reflective writing process, and by actually working through the quilting process, to create a finished quilt of community and children, for community and children. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2004 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Project (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education) en
dc.subject Educational sociology -- Case studies en
dc.subject Socialization -- Case studies en
dc.subject Quilting -- Social aspects -- Case studies en
dc.subject Community psychology -- Case studies en
dc.title Warming the souls of children : quilting as pedagogical (patch)work en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.publisher.faculty Education en

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