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Sadruddin, Munir Moosa – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2017
Pakistan is home to religious and cultural ideologies that greatly support the values of human rights. Nevertheless, the multilayered philosophies of human rights in Pakistan have at times heightened clashes and bred a culture of tension among higher education learners. Ideological filters in national education policies have removed human rights…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Global Education, Faculty Development
Leonard, Gerard – NAMTA Journal, 2013
This article is a special blend of research, theory, and practice, with clear insight into the origins of Cosmic Education and cosmic task, while recalling memories of student explorations in botany, in particular, episodes from Mr. Leonard's teaching. Mr. Leonard speaks of a storytelling curriculum that eloquently puts perspective into dimensions…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Teaching Methods, Montessori Method, Holistic Approach
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France, Paul Emerich – Learning Professional, 2019
People often confuse personalization with individualization. They assume that the more distinct and separate learning is for each individual, the more personalized it will be. This type of thinking leads to a belief that teachers should learn only what they want to and when and where it's convenient. This article explains that author Paul France…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Interests, Faculty Development, Communities of Practice
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Jacobsen, Douglas; Jacobsen, Rhonda Hustedt – Christian Higher Education, 2014
The educational theories and policies promoted by Ernest L. Boyer (1928-1995), who served as chancellor of the SUNY system, U.S. Commissioner (Secretary) of Education, and president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, were significantly influenced by his affiliations with the Brethren in Christ Church and the Society of…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Policy, Christianity, Biographies
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Gough, Stephen – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2009
Relatively little contemporary philosophy of education employs economic concepts directly. Even where issues such as marketisation of education are discussed there may be little clarification of underlying concepts. The paper argues that while much contemporary economic thinking on education may be philosophically naive, it is also the case that…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Economics, Free Enterprise System, Individual Development
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Shuck, Brad; McDonald, Kim; Rocco, Tonette S.; Byrd, Marilyn; Dawes, Elliott – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
At the 2017 meeting of the Academy of Human Resource Development Annual Town Hall, four scholars discussed their diverse outlooks on the research and practice of career development in the Human Resource Development field. What follows in this curated collection of voices is a look into the perspective of each person who spoke at the 2017 Town Hall…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Career Development, Meetings, Phenomenology
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Lutz, Lori A.; Nichols, Susannah – Roeper Review, 2016
This article traces the evolution of a moral philosophy curriculum originally taught by George A. Roeper in the earliest years of The Roeper School. The first author, a student at The Roeper School in the 1960s and 1970s, describes the impact of the class George Roeper called "Human Relations" on her life. Returning to the School as a…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Ethical Instruction, Educational Philosophy, Educational History
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Behtash, Esmail Zare; Toroujeni, Seyyed Morteza Hashemi; Samani, Farzane Safarzade – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The Transition from Greek to medieval philosophy that speculated on religion, nature, metaphysics, human being and society was rather a rough transition in the history of English literature. Although the literature content of this age reflected more religious beliefs, the love and hate relationship of medieval philosophy that was mostly based on…
Descriptors: Old English, Philosophy, Religion, Metacognition
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Tesar, Marek; Arndt, Sonja – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
Archival research can be described as preoccupied with the ontology of data formation and collection in relation to the speaking and writing subject. From its outset, it can be located in the humanistic tradition, which the archival and historical discipline has inherited. Thus, archival research can be described as preoccupied with the ontology…
Descriptors: Archives, Ethics, Humanism, Personal Autonomy
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Goralnik, Lissy; Dobson, Tracy; Nelson, Michael Paul – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
In this paper we argue for the need for a thoughtful and intentional pedagogy in experiential environmental learning that educates for empathetic relationships with humans, nonhuman others, and natural systems, or field philosophy. After discussing the tensions in various ecofeminist perspectives, we highlight relevant ecofeminist ideas and thread…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Caring
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Anthamatten, Eric – Education and Culture, 2012
Much of the history of philosophy has deployed the metaphor of sight over and above language of tactility and feeling. The body, the flesh, the hands and feet are seen as impediments to reason's upward journey towards the pure "light" of truth. But it is precisely these tactile points of contact with the world where knowledge and action begins and…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Human Body, Tactual Perception, Behavior Patterns
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Le Grange, Lesley – Journal of Moral Education, 2012
This article outlines a moral education guided by African traditional values such as "ubuntu" and "ukama." It argues that "ubuntu" is not by definition speciesist, as some have claimed, but that it has strong ecocentric leanings, that is, if "ubuntu" is understood as a concrete expression of…
Descriptors: Caring, Ethical Instruction, Racial Segregation, Values
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Standal, Øyvind F.; Rugseth, Gro – Quest, 2016
The aim of this article is to show that and how philosophy and philosophical thinking can be of relevance for the preparation of future professionals in adaptive physical activity. To this end we utilize philosophical insights from the human science perspective on two central issues, namely experience and intersubjectivity, which are weaved…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Physical Activities, Reflection, Relevance (Education)
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Szasz, Maria – Honors in Practice, 2017
Since spring 2012, the author has taught a 300-level Theatre and Human Rights class in the University of New Mexico Honors College. One of the centerpieces of honors education is careful research and thorough analysis of what is taught and why it is taught. In creating the honors class Theatre and Human Rights, the author explored how she would…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Honors Curriculum, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods
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Williams, Emma; Standish, Paul – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2016
Can Levinas' thought of the other be extended beyond the relation to the other human being? This article seeks to demonstrate that Levinas' philosophy can indeed be read in such a sense and that this serves to open up a new way of understanding human thinking. Key to understanding such an extension of Levinas' philosophy will be his account of the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Cognitive Processes, Human Body, Speech
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