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Levy, Jordan – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2019
This article examines how teachers in post-coup Honduras approached implementing neoliberal school finance reforms with which they disagreed. The laws in question decentralize national public education and demand that teachers secure funding for basic school infrastructure and academic programs from private businesses. I show how teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Program Implementation, Neoliberalism
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Lancy, David F.; And Others – College Teaching, 1994
A large introductory anthropology course at Utah State University was organized to promote collaboration among and between students and faculty. Students were divided into and worked in "clans" for the entire term. A study of the course suggests that learning and a sense of community resulted directly from this organization. (MSE)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Assignments, Classroom Environment, College Faculty
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Dynneson, Thomas L. – 1976
The potential use of anthropology for restructuring both the general curriculum and social studies is discussed. Anthropology could work as an organizer because it is a broad based discipline and relates to the natural sciences, fine arts, language arts, and humanities, as well as to the social sciences. By the beginning of the 21st century, major…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Change
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Mattson, Phyllis H.; Abshire-Walker, Tisa – Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 1976
This paper is about an education experiment, the sponsorship and coordination of a series of workshops for teachers by an organization of teaching anthropologists. We plan to discuss the impetus for the formation of such a series of workshops, and then describe and evaluate them. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Educational Change, Educational Experiments, Educational Innovation
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Savage, Glenn C.; Lewis, Steven – Journal of Education Policy, 2018
In this paper, we use the development of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) as an illustrative case to examine how national schooling reforms are assembled in Australia's federal system. Drawing upon an emerging body of research on "policy assemblage" within the fields of policy sociology, anthropology and critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Standards, National Curriculum, Educational Change
Ianni, Francis A. J., Ed.; Storey, Edward, Ed. – 1973
The recent activity of anthropologists whose primary interest are in education and of educators whose orientation is anthropological suggests this division of labor: The first division, "anthropology and education," is the most expansive and the least specific. A second, "anthropology in education," concerns the anthropological presence, whether…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education
Parsons, T. W.; And Others – 1970
The study evaluated an Anthropology Curriculum Study Project course, "Patterns in Human History," used with high school students in a one year field test situation. Ethnographic and cognitive components of the curriculum were examined. The specific objective of the research was to examine the behavioral effects on students, teachers, and…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Behavioral Science Research, Cognitive Objectives, Curriculum Evaluation
Dynneson, Thomas L. – 1973
Anthropology has the potential to influence and change current patterns of curriculum organization in the public schools. Assuming that secondary schools isolate and compartmentalize knowledge, that history dominates the social studies/social sciences to the detriment of the field, that anthropology incorporates specialists from many disciplines…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Core Curriculum, Curriculum, Curriculum Development
Vigliani, Alice – 1977
The selective, annotated bibliography provides junior high and secondary social studies teachers with an overview of current materials and resources in anthropology and world history. There are five major sections. Basal Curriculum Materials contains references to 16 textbook and basal media programs covering the history and comparative life…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Anthropology, Area Studies, Class Activities
Salovesh, Michael – 1978
Conditions in academic employment associated with increasingly tense political struggles for anthropology departments are discussed. Personnel policies for state-supported institutions are cited as areas of major controversy and the effect of student enrollments on the setting of staffing-level parameters is emphasized. Politics internal to…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Anthropology, College Faculty, Curriculum
Clavner, Jerry B.; Sumodi, Veronica R. – 1982
The integration of culturally relevant concepts into nursing education is essential for the effective delivery of health care in a modern, multi-ethnic, multi-racial, mobile society. Several key concepts from anthropology and specific areas of individual interpersonal behavior have particular relevance to nursing education. It is important, for…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
Instructional Objectives Exchange, Los Angeles, CA. – 1971
This collection contains 42 objectives with six related evaluation items for each objective. An effort was made to present these objectives at a level and in an organization easily adaptable to the elementary curriculum. The major goals of the collection are: 1) to present elementary students with a different way of looking at man and his…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Behavioral Objectives, Cognitive Objectives, Cultural Awareness
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Ali, Arshad Imitaz – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2016
In the 14 years since the 9/11 events, this nation as a whole, and New York City in particular, has escalated its state-sanctioned surveillance in the lives and activities of Muslims in the United States. This qualitative study examines the ramifications of police infiltration and monitoring of Muslim student and community-based organizations.…
Descriptors: Arabs, Muslims, Secondary School Students, College Students
McNelly, Geraldine Day – 1979
An instructor's experiences in teaching an introductory anthropology course organized around films are presented. Following a description of the atmosphere at the community college in New York City and the characteristics of the students, a rationale is provided which cites films as a means of breaking down the traditional barriers to learning of…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Community Colleges, Course Organization, Instructional Films
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Demerath, Peter – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand how high-performing schools develop and sustain improvement culture. While school culture has consistently been identified as an essential feature of high-performing schools, many of the ways in which culture shapes specific improvement efforts remain unclear. The paper draws on new research from…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Educational Improvement, School Culture, High Achievement
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