Pedagogy Summary

However mcknight understands that the youth play a

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Unformatted text preview: the community, when the local people are committed to investing their lives and efforts to change. A community asset map utilizes the different gifts and skills of the different sections of the community, which is asset based, internally focused, and relationship driven. Chapter 1 introduces Capacity Inventory, which is designed to identify the abilities of people. It has four components to it: individual skills, which utilizes people’s best skills; community skills, which encourages a willingness to work; enterprising interests and experience, which relate to business and moneymaking activity; and finally, personal information, which develop the capacities of the people. These four sections are not useful until local individuals, leaders, associations, or organization act to enable the capacities to be used. Therefore, growing community power requires local groups focused upon connecting people’s capacities so they can be useful. A key point that McKnight emphasizes on is that everyone has a gift they can contribute to the group. The youth of the community also play a key role in development even though when characterized as a group, they are attributed with negative terms, while positive qualities are ignored. However, McKnight understands that the youth play a crucial role to the development of the community. Youthful ideas are great assets to community leaders look for...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2014 for the course GLBL 355 taught by Professor Regcodrington during the Spring '12 term at Azusa Pacific.

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