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One Heart Wild
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One Heart Wild Education Sanctuary is a trauma informed nonprofit organization offering services that address the four pillars in humane education: human rights and well-being, animal protection and welfare, environmental stewardship, and cultural issues that affect an indvidual's...
Humane education: the effects of animals in the classroom on children's empathy in Japanese elementary schools
Contributor(s):: Mika Maruyama, Dalton Miller-Jones (adviser)
Although humane education, promoting children's kindness toward animals, has been evaluated as a factor influencing children's kindness toward humans later in their life, the effect of a classroom pet hasn't been well studied. The current study investigated the influence of...
Humane Education: Perspectives of Practitioners on Program Evaluation Efforts and Analysis of Changes in Knowledge, Attitudes, and Empathy in Two Violence Prevention and Intervention Programs
Contributor(s):: Melanie Wagner
This descriptive and comparative study examined the current landscape of humane education program evaluation and data analysis through a survey of humane educators across the country. Results of the humane education survey show that data collection and evaluation are occurring in humane...
Spawning executive functions in first graders: Exploring situated learning experiences with the classroom pet consistent with children's temperament
Contributor(s):: Kristan Nicole Pearce
Rapid growth in all domains of development occurs during the early childhood years. Even so, the pressures of high stakes testing and the push down of curriculum often elicit a focus on cognitive development while neglecting other developmental areas important in school and later life success...
Widening the Circle of Empathy through Humane Education: A Qualitative Study with Diverse and At-Risk Children
Contributor(s):: Jennie Marie Warmouth
This study examines the socio-emotional and cognitive impact of a three-month literacy centered humane education program on one second-grade classroom of socio-culturally and linguistically diverse children using a qualitative research design. Twenty-five children, ages 7-8 years, participated...
Haku Baldwin Center
Haku Baldwin Center sits on 33.23 acres and our facility includes two full-sized outdoor arenas and one indoor arena. Our schedule is complete with rated horse shows, special events (like our annual Fall Harvest Festival fundraiser) and a range of therapeutic programs. Private...
Heartland Farm Sanctuary
Heartland Farm Sanctuary, which opened in 2010, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping homeless farm animals in Wisconsin, and building connections between animals and vulnerable youth. We created Heartland to provide a safe, peaceful environment where youth and farm animals...
Apr 28 2017
Human-Animal Interaction Conference 2017
Peace Starts Small: The Benefits of Animal Related Humane Education Efforts in the Classroom
Contributor(s):: Anna L. Abbott
My goal is to inspire elementary educators to teach humane education in their classrooms on a regular basis so that our children can grow to be compassionate membersof our community. If we foster empathy and kindness we will see positive change in our world for all living things. While my...
The effects of a humane education curriculum, involving The Great Ape Project, on the attitudes of fourth grade students
Contributor(s):: Justine Tweyman-Erez
An experiment wlh a group of thirty-four fourth grade students in a private school was evaluated. A Hurnane Education unl of study, focusing on human and animal rights, was devised and facilitated by the teacherresearcher during class as part of the Social and Environmental Studies curriculum....
Understanding humane expectations : public and expert attitudes towards human-wildlife interactions
Contributor(s):: Sara Dawn Dubois
The field of wildlife management has been on a collision course with societal values regarding animal use for some time. Although wildlife populations are still managed largely under the “North American model of wildlife conservation” to accommodate consumptive uses, many people,...
An Environment for Empathy and Empowerment: An Interview with Carol Rathmann of Forget Me Not Farm
02 Aug 2016 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
Founder of Forget Me Not Farm Carol RathmannAfter spending over 20 years as a veterinary technician, Carol Rathmann began working with the Sonoma Humane Society and took an interest in the...
The educational significance of human and non-human animal interactions : blurring the species line
Contributor(s):: Rice, Suzanne, Rud, A. G.
Animals as Friends
Contributor(s):: Townley, Cynthia
A multidimensional study linking empathy and violence to animal intervention
Contributor(s):: Crespo, Margaret Beth
Oct 14 2015
2015 Summit for Urban Animal Strategies
Animal Care Courses: Helping Fulfill the Mandate of Animal Care Committees in Canada
Contributor(s):: Bowd, Alan D.
Animal Care Committees (ACCs) at Canadian universities and research centers operate under the aegis of the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) and its guidelines for the humane care and treatment of animals in teaching, research, and testing. All Canadian universities have at least one active...
EuroNICHE 10th Anniversary Conference
Contributor(s):: Balcombe, Jonathan
Highlights the tenth conference of the European Network of Individuals and Campaigns for Humane Education in the Netherlands. Theme of the conference; Conference sessions; Focus on human education.
Promotion of empathy and prosocial behaviour in children through humane education
Contributor(s):: Thompson, Kelly L., Gullone, Eleonora
While the importance of normative levels of empathy and prosocial behaviour is becoming increasingly recognised, it has been suggested that modern western industrialised society is not conducive to the promotion of empathy development in children. Related to this, it has been proposed that one...