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Williams, Emma – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2019
The recent introduction by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development of the notion of 'global competence' appears to install cosmopolitan understanding at the heart of education across the globe. Yet how far does the OECD notion, and the broader models of global education it means to stand for, consolidate a picture that fails to…
Descriptors: Global Education, International Organizations, Politics of Education, Educational Philosophy
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Ferguson, Daniel E.; Kuby, Candace R. – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2015
Recent scholarship looks at the relationship of learning to space and place within educational research. The purpose of this article was to put data produced from teaching in four Japanese preschools into conversation with spatial theory and Ma, a Japanese spatial esthetic. We seek to understand "how" and "what" spaces…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Educational Environment, Preschool Curriculum
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Bell, David – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2015
This article addresses the activation of aesthetics through the examination of an acute sensitivity to melancholy and time permeating the literary and pictorial arts of Japan. In medieval court circles, this sensitivity was activated through a pervasive sense of aware, a poignant reflection on the pathos of things. This sensibility became the…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Visual Arts, Foreign Countries, Poetry
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Carmo, Mafalda, Ed. – Online Submission, 2015
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Conference on Education and New Developments 2015-END 2015, taking place in Porto, Portugal, from 27 to 29 of June. Education, in our contemporary world, is a right since we are born. Every experience has a formative effect on the constitution of the human being, in the way one thinks, feels and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Pelowski, Matthew; Liu, Tao; Palacios, Victor; Akiba, Fuminori – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
We consider the phenomenon of social interactions within the art museum, arguing that even the bare possibility of meeting others or intruding into their gaze can have a profoundly detrimental effect on art experience. This is done by tracing a finding from our previous studies in which we considered three museum galleries--each with the same…
Descriptors: Art Education, Museums, Interpersonal Relationship, Case Studies
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Hata, Mikako – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2014
This research investigated the presentation and content of magazines targeted at preschool-aged girls in Japan to analyse what gender patterns or gendered behaviours were encouraged and how the readers reacted to the media discourse. There were 13 magazines published in 2013 in Japan. Seven of them catered to girls, three to boys and three to both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Females, Periodicals
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Goulah, Jason – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2009
This article examines the applicability of Tsunesaburo Makiguchi's (1871-1944) educational ideas in what Denzin and Lincoln (2005) call the "fractured future," a time marked by human, environmental, and climatic destabilization, and a time in which the social sciences "are normative disciplines always already embedded in issues of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Transformative Learning, Secondary Education
Novotna, Jarmila, Ed.; Moraova, Hana, Ed.; Kratka, Magdalena, Ed.; Stehlikova, Nad'a, Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2006
This document contains the fifth volume of the proceedings of the 30th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Conference presentations are centered around the theme "Mathematics at the Centre." This volume features 59 research reports by presenters with last names beginning between Sac and Zaz:…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Symbols (Mathematics), Preservice Teacher Education
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Wicks, Robert – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2005
In reaction to prevailing views that characterize traditional Japanese aesthetics as an "aesthetics of imperfection and insufficiency," this essay indicates how the concept of perfection has been underthematized. To highlight the importance of perfection within this context, the author recalls the familiar principle of aesthetic…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Asian Culture, Foreign Countries, Phenomenology
Loudon, Sarah M. – 1992
Nature is a key element in Japanese culture and is central to Japanese aesthetics. This teacher resource packet, which includes an audiotape and 20 color slides with a descriptive script and comprehensive lesson guide, employs the theme of seasons while examining art in Japanese culture. The packet is designed to be used by general classroom…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art, Art Activities, Art Education
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Wilson, Brent – Human Development, 1997
Analyzed two sets of Japanese children's artworks, one in the graphic narrative style, the other, school art in the "high" art tradition. Argues that art derived from popular models provides children with important ways to investigate meaningful dimensions of the world and to experiment with life's major themes, dimensions of meaning…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art, Art Education, Children