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ERIC Number: EJ795064
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: ISSN-1474-9041
The Building of a New Academic Field: The Case of French Didactiques
Caillot, Michel
European Educational Research Journal, v6 n2 p125-130 2007
In this article, the author attempts to show how French disciplinary "didactiques" were created and have developed. At the beginning, nobody could forecast the future and whether the "didactiques" would one day be recognised by the academic and instructional systems. The French "didactiques" are strongly based on school subject matters. Since the creation of Instituts Universitaire de Formation des Maitres (University Teacher Training Institutes) in 1991, they are completely integrated in French educational research and training systems: a major evolution in education that has taken about 40 years. More recently, a new field of research is developing in the French-speaking area: comparative didactics that groups together disciplinary didacticians in a true research programme. (Contains 1 note.)
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: France