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Mantilla-Blanco, Paula L. – Comparative Education Review, 2023
Although memory sites and formal schooling both serve as battlegrounds for postconflict disputes over memory, there is a dearth of research that examines the connection between the two. This article draws on the case of Colombia to explore the use of memory sites, such as museums and memorials, as pedagogical tools in education for peace building.…
Descriptors: Peace, Violence, Memory, Foreign Countries
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Allinson, Jodie – Research in Drama Education, 2020
This article considers two examples of life story performance: the first autobiographical work about the author's recovery from stroke, and the second the life-story production Re-Live Theatre's "Memoria" about dementia. It explores how performing life stories facilitates connection between performers with transformed cognitive…
Descriptors: Audiences, Human Body, Autobiographies, Neurological Impairments
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Wilson, Kristi M. – Across the Disciplines, 2021
During the 1970s and 1980s, several Latin American countries went through U.S.-backed military dictatorships. In Argentina alone the number of people who disappeared between 1976 and 1983 is estimated to be at around 30,000. In the late-1980s activist and artistic efforts to preserve, archive and make memory visible began to take shape alongside…
Descriptors: Signs, Authoritarianism, Activism, Art Products
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Lee, Kerry – Journal for the Study of Education and Development, 2023
With over two decades of research showing a close association between working memory (WM) and maths performance, WM training has been suggested as one way to supplement conventional remedial instructions. Although initial findings were promising, recent reviews have found that training typically resulted in WM improvement but no transfer to maths…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Short Term Memory, Intervention, Training
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Ericsson, Patricia Freitag; Muhlhauser, Paul – Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 2011
"Techno-velcro to Techno-memoria" is an intergenerational collection of techno-memories illustrating the impact of techno-literacies on family communication practices. Guests participating in "Techno-velcro to Techno-memoria" add their voices to create a rich resource of techno-rhetorical connections. Our guest-collaborators remember and describe…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Family Relationship, Interpersonal Communication, Influence of Technology
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Espericueta, José – Hispania, 2015
In his "Relación de Texcoco," Juan Bautista de Pomar (c. 1535-90) takes a political and moral stance against Spanish colonialism in Texcoco and the entire viceroyalty of New Spain. Responding to the "Instrucción y memoria's" (1577) request for information about the history and cultural practices of local populations, Pomar…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mexicans, History, Foreign Policy
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Azevedo, Milton M. – Hispania, 2011
This article analyzes Jose Leon Machado's novel, "Memoria das Estrelas sem Brilho," as a multilayered historical novel in which a war story provides a background for comments on aspects of early twentieth-century Portuguese society, such as male bonding, religion, sexual mores, and social stratification. (Contains 11 notes.)
Descriptors: War, Social Stratification, Foreign Countries, Novels
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Paolantonio, Mario Di – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2011
Recently, a few buildings within the "Espacio para la memoria" in Buenos Aires have been designated as a UNESCO Centre where, amongst other educational activities, evidentiary materials of the past repression are to be stored and displayed. Another building in the complex houses a Community Centre operated by the Mothers of the Plaza de…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art, Exhibits, Memory
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Baca, Judy – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2005
La Memoria de Nuestra Tierra combines a meticulously hand-painted landscape with historic photographs in a seamless blend imprinted on the holographic-like surface of a metallic coated substrate. The mural for the Denver International Airport, entitled La Memoria de Nuestra Tierra is a breakthrough in digital murals, printed digitally on a…
Descriptors: Art Products, Painting (Visual Arts), Air Transportation, Computer Graphics
Cypert, Rick – Freshman English News, 1989
Considers how memory contributes to a writer's developing capacity for self-expression. Notes that modern applications of classical memory ("memoria verborum"/natural memory and "memoria rerum"/artificial memory) enable students to generate details that flesh out their texts as well as provide meaning to those texts. (MM)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Literary Devices, Memory, Rhetorical Invention
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Villanueva, Victor – College English, 2004
Memoria is one of the most important rhetorical offices. The narratives of people of color clip our memories as a collective in a scattered world and within an ideology that praises individualism.
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Individualism, Ideology, Memory
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McNair, John R. – Technical Communication Quarterly, 1996
States that key aspects of "memoria," the ancient Art of Memory, especially its focus on vivid representational images set against distinct backgrounds, can be helpful in creating memorable, universal, and easily retrievable computer icons. (PA)
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Interfaces, Memory
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Miller, Jackson B. – Communication Teacher, 2005
Memoria, one of the original five canons of rhetoric, has been described as a lost art. While "word-for-word" memorization and presentation of classic speeches was an important component of rhetorical training that "persisted through the middle ages," it receives no more than a brief mention (usually in the sections outlining different types of…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Rhetoric, Memory, Memorization
Hildebrandt, Herbert W. – 1980
The ancient world, as exemplified in the theoretical writings of the Greek and Roman rhetoricians, directly influenced the teaching and practice of dictamen as taught for business, for the church, and for law in the Middle Ages and into the Renaissance. Prescriptions on how to communicate in the ancient world formed the core of preparation for the…
Descriptors: Church Role, Classical Literature, History, Language Styles
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Rivera, John-Michael – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2005
The cartographic and aesthetic marker reveals about the contradictions inherent in the racial and civic constitution of the U.S. body politic based on the political and cultural notions of "landscape" during the mid-nineteenth-century era and the neoliberal era of 2005. These two liminal periods are placed to render a more complete portrait of the…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, United States History, Civics, Race
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