References for BYU Social Development Tour
BYU Social Development Tour
by Tori Chamberlain Crookshank
3M ago
Long list of references for those curious enough to know where the information came from. Huge thanks to the many researchers, institutions, and journalists who are interested in the same content that I am ..read more
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14. University Ave/ 500 North to University Ave/600 North
BYU Social Development Tour
by Tori Chamberlain Crookshank
3M ago
Libraries as an important community gathering center and resource for children. The importance of city legacies and historic preservation. What impact do you want to have in your community ..read more
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13. Freedom Blvd/ 500 North to University Ave/500 North
BYU Social Development Tour
by Tori Chamberlain Crookshank
3M ago
En route from intersection of Freedom Blvd/500 North to the front of the Provo Library. Discussion questions: 1. Did the area you grew up in experience economic& population growth, stagnation, or decline? 2. What features did you have in your neighborhood or city that positively or negatively affected your development? 3. Have you seen any children on this tour so far? If so, where were they? What were they doing? 4. If you were designing a perfect neighborhood for children, what would the built environment look like? What kind of community building opportunities would there be? 5. IF you ..read more
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11. 400 North/500 West to Freedom Boulevard/400 North
BYU Social Development Tour
by Tori Chamberlain Crookshank
3M ago
From 500 West to Freedom Boulevard, learn about how socioeconomic status is not the most important factor in childhood outcomes. Discussion on the importance of social efficacy and engagement in the neighborhood, as well as family patterns and attitudes. Introduction to Provo economy and preparation for buildings we will see on Freedom Boulevard ..read more
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10. 500 North/500 West to 400 North/500 West
BYU Social Development Tour
by Tori Chamberlain Crookshank
3M ago
Walk alongside 500 West as you consider how students get to and from school, how traffic affects children, and how to create safer and more enjoyable streets for pedestrians and cyclists ..read more
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9. North Park (stroll and observe)
BYU Social Development Tour
by Tori Chamberlain Crookshank
3M ago
Enjoy this lovely and interesting park as you consider what elements attract visitors to parks and how well-used parks benefit communities. William Whyte on trees, food, street, sun, water, sitting, and triangulation ..read more
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6. 380 West/800 North to 380 West/700 North
BYU Social Development Tour
by Tori Chamberlain Crookshank
3M ago
This episode audio will take longer than the walk, feel free to pace and explore around the area for duration of the episode. Discussion of child migration and the paradox of the outer suburbs. Critical analysis of how simple built environment aspects such as fences, mailboxes, garages, basketball hoops, flow of traffic, and sinks can impact childhood socialization and collective efficacy ..read more
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5. Pavilion (800 North) to 380 West/800 North
BYU Social Development Tour
by Tori Chamberlain Crookshank
3M ago
Critical view of green spaces. Jane Jacobs on, "More Open Space ..read more
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4. Freedom Blvd/800 North to Pavilion (800 North)
BYU Social Development Tour
by Tori Chamberlain Crookshank
3M ago
Displacement of neighborhood children to develop parking lot and vacant lot that has remained vacant for years as of this recording. Henry George quote on population growth and land value. Discussion of homelessness and housing insecurity for children ..read more
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3. University Ave/800 North to Freedom Blvd/800 North
BYU Social Development Tour
by Tori Chamberlain Crookshank
3M ago
Discussion of perspectives to consider in studying neighborhood affects on children, introduction to collective efficacy (shared & engaged practices and norms in the monitoring of children), and Utah County's projected population growth. Preparation to see displacement at the start of the next episode ..read more
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