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Ah Nee-Benham, Maenette Kape'ahiokalani Padeken, Ed.; Stein, Wayne J., Ed. – 2003
In 1994, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation entered into a 7-year initiative with the tribally controlled colleges and universities, called the Native American Higher Education Initiative (NAHEI). The 13 chapters in this book tell the story of NAHEI, focusing on the development and strengthening of tribal colleges and the role of institutional…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, College Environment, College Faculty, Colleges
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Lambert, David – Journal of Geography, 2018
The purpose of this short article is to offer a critical perspective on Larsen and Harrington's ambitious and stimulating review article. It does so by drawing a distinction between teaching and learning and discussing how progression metaphors for describing the latter can distort the moral purpose of the former. My response to the provocation…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Articulation (Education)
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Lambert, David – Teaching History, 2004
In this article David Lambert argues powerfully for teachers of the humanities to place citizenship at the centre of their work. He seeks to demonstrate that the division between subject-boundaries needs to be broken through if students are not to be denied what they are entitled to: an understanding of what it is to be human. Lambert argues that…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, History Instruction, Citizenship, Jews
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Lambert, David; Solem, Michael – Geographical Education, 2017
This paper arises from the Keynote we co-delivered at the 2017 AGTA Conference in Melbourne. In the paper, we outline the main theoretical resources that underpin the GeoCapabilities project (www.geocapabilities.org). This project has sought to engage teachers and teacher educators in geography with the principles of "curriculum…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Lambert, David C.; Dryer, Rachel – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study examined how learning challenges encountered within online learning environments affected the quality of life of students with learning disability. A qualitative content analysis of semi-structured interviews conducted with eight students (mean[subscript age] = 33.75 years; SD = 8.15), revealed that learning challenges had consequences…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, College Students, Learning Disabilities, Online Courses
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Lambert, David – Theory and Research in Education, 2013
The economic and environmental crises that face humanity today require an educational response. This article accepts the proposition that education may play a part in preparing human beings to survive impacts of human-induced climate change for example. However, education, according to some conceptualizations, is also in crisis. It therefore…
Descriptors: Climate, Geography, Sustainable Development, Sustainability
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Lambert, David – Geographical Education, 2013
This paper is partly based on a lecture given at the AGTA conference in Perth in January 2013. It argues for a progressive subject based curriculum in which geography plays an essential part. This is based on an analysis of why and how subjects like geography, as part of the humanities, have been undermined and diminished in recent times. In a way…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Conferences (Gatherings), Curriculum Design
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Lambert, David; Biddulph, Mary – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
There is widespread system response to the perceived needs of education for twenty-first century, where learning-to-learn is privileged and schools are organised to prepare young people for work. One casualty of such skills-led teaching is deep thinking about curriculum questions and the knowledge contents of teaching in relation to the needs,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Design, Intellectual Disciplines, Teacher Education
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Mitchell, David; Lambert, David – Teacher Development, 2015
This article discusses how subject knowledge development should be conceptualised in the preparation of new secondary school teachers. It is written at a moment of national curriculum revision in England and a "knowledge turn" in education, bringing questions of subject knowledge development to the fore. The authors argue that the…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Lambert, David; Hopkin, John – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2014
This article presents an analysis of the national curriculum for geography as it has evolved in England since its inception in 1991 following the Education Reform Act of 1988. Whilst the main contents of our original analysis are provided by way of a table, enabling the reader ready access to the broad trends we identify in how geography has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Geography Instruction, Educational Change
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Lambert, David – Curriculum Journal, 2011
This article presents a framework for understanding geographical knowledge in the context of the National Curriculum in England. It offers a cautious welcome to the 2010 White Paper in that it places emphasis on teaching and the role of teachers in selecting what is taught: it is broadly sympathetic to the policy thrust which seeks to rebalance…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Geography, Criticism
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Lambert, David; Reiss, Michael J. – School Science Review, 2015
The place of fieldwork in both geography and science qualifications across the 14-19 age range remains contested, unclear and sometimes under threat. This article explores these issues for science education and was informed by a one-day, invitation-only workshop, which cut across geography and the sciences, that we ran at the behest of the Field…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Education, Geography, Workshops
Whiteley, W. H., Ed. – 1971
This book contains 22 studies relating to the social implications of multilingualism in Eastern Africa. The first section, "General and Theoretical Studies," contains papers on national languages and languages of wider communication in developing nations; the communication roles of languages in multilingual societies; the social and…
Descriptors: African Languages, Biculturalism, Bilingualism, Communication Problems
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Lambert, David – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2010
This paper provides a commentary on the "condition" of geography education research as a field of study. It does so partly through a comparative discussion with another subject field in education, mathematics. In the context of fragility and comparative weakness of research in geography education, the paper urges researchers to keep focused on…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Geography, Educational Research, Intellectual Disciplines
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Uhlenwinkel, Anke; Béneker, Tine; Bladh, Gabriel; Tani, Sirpa; Lambert, David – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
The small-scale research presented in this paper was conducted as part of the GeoCapabilities project. Though originating in the Anglophone world, the project attempts to address the purposes and values of geography education internationally. Using the idea of "powerful disciplinary knowledge" the project asks what geography has to offer…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Barriers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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