Podcast "Philanthropy in question(s)" - Episode 16
Teaching philanthropy - Lindsey McDougle
How can philanthropy be taught?
In this episode, Anne Monier, researcher at the ESSEC Philanthropy Chair, presents an article by Lindsey McDougle on the subject of teaching philanthropy in higher education in the United States.
This opinion paper is not about teaching fundraising, but about teaching the act of giving itself. More specifically, the researcher looks at experiential philanthropy as a pedagogical strategy and its necessary inclusivity.
An exciting episode for anyone interested in the topic of philanthropy education.
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The five main ideas of the article:
In this episode, Anne Monier sums up the ideas developed by Lindsey McDougle in her article :
Experiential philanthropy is an interesting educational strategy, but one that shows limitations.
Philanthropy education focuses too much on the archetypal image of the philanthropist.
Other forms of philanthropy need to be highlighted.
It is important to incorporate a more diverse and inclusive vision of philanthropy.
Conveying a more diverse and inclusive vision of philanthropy will enable students to become engaged citizens in their society and contribute to democratic life.
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Other articles on the topic
McDougle, L., McDonald, D., Li, H., McIntyre Miller, W., Xu, C. (2017). Can Philanthropy Be Taught?, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 46(2), 330–351.
David A. Campbell (2014). Practicing Philanthropy in American Higher Education: Cultivating Engaged Citizens and Nonprofit Sector Professionals, Journal of Public Affairs Education, 20:2, 217-231.
Olberding, J.C. (2012). Does Student Philanthropy Work? A Study of Long-term Effects of the “Learning by Giving” Approach, Innov High Educ, 37, 71–87.
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