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Fox, Maureen – International Research and Review, 2011
Whether it was thought of positively or negatively, Italy is a popular topic of discussion in Elizabethan literature. Some Elizabethan writers mimic Italian writers and incorporate Italian ideas into their own works, while other writers alter Italian literary conventions and openly attack Italian morals. This range of positive and negative…
Descriptors: English Literature, Literary Styles, Literature Appreciation, Literary Criticism
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Petruk, Natalia – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2015
Important aspects of moral and civic upbringing of personality based on studying the experience of humanist pedagogy establishment in the Italian Renaissance in XIV-XV centuries and the Ukrainian Renaissance in XVI-XVII centuries have been reviewed in the article. It has been found out that under the influence of Renaissance in XVI-XVII centuries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Moral Values, Personality Traits, European History
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Galili, Igal – Science & Education, 2016
Physics textbooks often present items of disciplinary knowledge in a sequential order of topics of the theory under instruction. Such presentation is usually univocal, that is, isolated from alternative claims and contributions regarding the subject matter in the pertinent scientific discourse. We argue that comparing and contrasting the…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Introductory Courses
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Powell, William; Kusuma-Powell, Ochan – Educational Leadership, 2012
Now that many schools are developing curriculums thoughtfully linked to standards--including benchmarks for achievement--many teachers wrestle with this question: Can we still make room for individualized instruction? The authors, who have taught at diverse international schools in many countries, believe the answer is yes. They argue that under…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Curriculum Development, Academic Standards, Individualized Instruction
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Somma, Thomas P. – Library Quarterly, 2010
The Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress is one of the more significant public structures in American architecture, due for the most part to its wealth and quality of decoration, including an extensive sculptural program executed in 1894-97. The architects entrusted the program to a committee of three prominent sculptors, J. Q. A.…
Descriptors: Design, Art, Architecture, Sculpture
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Kent, Lori – Art Education, 2007
When displayed in museums and classrooms, Renaissance-era (1420-1600) painting, architecture, and drawing masterworks are often decontextualized from the social reality of the Academy system under which they were produced. For centuries, the artworks of the Italian Renaissance have seduced viewers with technical mastery, exquisite pigments, and…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Content Analysis, Art Education, Hermeneutics
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Eisenstein, Elizabeth L. – Journal of Communication, 1980
Discusses the impact of printing on early modern Europe, especially on the Italian Renaissance, Protestant Reformation, and the rise of modern science. (JMF)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Communication (Thought Transfer), Printing, Religious Cultural Groups
Hallock, Ann H. – Bulletin of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 1978
Factors contributing to the renaissance of Italian and the goals of students who study the language are discussed. Alternatives to rote learning in the classroom and ways to generate interest in Italian in the community are suggested. (SW)
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Italian, Language Enrollment, Language Instruction
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Purkayastha, Bandana – Journal of Geography, 1995
Presents a method for teaching about cultural landscapes in introductory geography classes by comparing Italian Renaissance gardens with Japanese Zen gardens. Discusses the background and attributes of both garden types. Maintains that, by contrasting the two traditions, it is possible to illustrate cultural landscapes. (CFR)
Descriptors: Buddhism, Course Content, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
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Kahane, Henry; Kahane, Renee – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 1983
Examines (1) the historical development of humanistic linguistics through five stages of western renaissances--Carolingian renaissance, twelfth-century renaissance, Italian renaissance, neo-humanism, and impressionism and idealism and (2) how the late twentieth century continues the tradition. Expressionism and structuralism, philology,…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Creativity, Expressionism, History
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Kallendorf, Craig – Journal of General Education, 1987
Highlights major points concerning the scope and purpose of the humanities from five educational treatises from the Italian Renaissance. Compares them with Allan Bloom's and E. D. Hirsch, Jr.'s, ideas and revisionist approaches to literature studies. Concludes that the right and left perceive the humanities as a means to political power. (DMM)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, General Education, Higher Education
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Cunningham, Allen – Studies in Higher Education, 1979
The history of architecture, architectural education, and the formative influences on the role of the architect are traced from Athens to the twentieth century touching on Rome, France of the Middle Ages, the Italian Renaissance, sixteenth- and seventeenth-century France and England, and eighteenth- and nineteenth-century England. (JMF)
Descriptors: Architects, Architectural Character, Architectural Education, Architecture
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Levi, Albert William – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 1974
Article discussed the dialectic of past and present; the opposition between the Italian Renaissance and the Dutch seventeenth century on the one hand, and the rootless, random, and corruptly commercialized situation in which art finds itself today on the other. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Products, Artists, Critical Thinking
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Bart, William M. – Adolescence, 1983
Suggests that adolescence is often viewed as a problematic period of development and provides a counterview that adolescence is a life period of considerable potential development and productivity. Psychological research on formal operations, conceptual research on the quality of life, and historical findings from the Italian Renaissance are…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Art Expression, Cognitive Processes
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Brown, Kathryn; Brownhill, Robert – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1998
In considering whether adult art history education should focus on developing expertise or transferable skills, the nature of aesthetic judgment is examined through the teaching of Italian Renaissance art. Concludes that development of visual awareness has wider educational value in its applicability to the assessment and critique of the social…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aesthetic Values, Art History, Social Environment
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