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Kuzminov, Yaroslav; Yudkevich, Maria – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022
By the mid-eighteenth century, when the first university appeared in Russia, many European nations could boast of long and glorious university traditions. But Russia, with its poorly developed system of elementary and secondary education, lagged behind other European countries and seemed destined for a long spell of second-tier performance. Yet by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational History, Governance
Webb, Mary Alison – ProQuest LLC, 2021
The title for the project, "Eloquence in Talke and Vertue in Deedes," comes from educational theorist William Kempe's claim that the early modern humanist educational system was guaranteed to produce eloquence and virtue. It is, however, my argument that the educational failed in its promises. This project seeks to dissect the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Humanism, Educational Theories
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Seo, Gijae – Children's Literature in Education, 2021
The Japanese people's understanding of the Fifteen Years War (1931-1945) is still problematic. The problem of the war was commonly solved by transferring responsibility for the war to an obscure subject called the State, and by offering financial compensation to those who were directly affected. However, there has been no in-depth discussion of…
Descriptors: Attitudes, War, Asian History, Foreign Countries
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Wendell, Joakim – History Education Research Journal, 2020
The study investigates upper secondary school students' use of counterfactual reasoning when engaging in a task concerning historical explanation. The study analyses student answers to a prompt asking them to evaluate the causal importance of a historical actor for a historical event, aiming to characterize the counterfactuals used, as well as…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Secondary School Students, Logical Thinking, Foreign Countries
Chu, Gregory H.; Hwang, Chul Sue; Choi, Jongnam – Geography Teacher, 2019
The aim of this article is to provide basic geographic background to assist readers in understanding the geography of North Korea. Although few U.S. geographers have traveled to this country, limited information about North Korea can be constructed and compiled. Sources include interviews of South Korean geographers, all volumes of The National…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Modern History, Asian History
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Ahmad, Iftikhar – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
The disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991 was a major global historical event of the 20th century that permanently changed the destiny of hundreds of millions of people around the world. It was not a revolution. It was not a transition to democracy. It was not a struggle for decolonization. No one expected a world power like the Soviet Union…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Social Change, World History, Modern History
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Turner, Rachel K.; Hinojosa, Eliel, Jr. – Educational Considerations, 2020
In the early 1990s, Dr. O.L. Davis of the University of Texas at Austin sought evacuee teacher and student recollections in England during World War II. The overarching purpose for Davis was to gain an understanding of the effect on schooling and education, specifically as it relates to the curriculum for students. This article continues where he…
Descriptors: War, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Experience
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Rospigliosi, Asher; Bourner, Tom – London Review of Education, 2019
This article explores the origins of researcher development in British universities. Its principal aim is to provide a coherent, and reasonably succinct, account of the evolution and development of researcher development that is as consistent as possible with what is known about the development of the Western university, the history of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Skills, Skill Development, Researchers
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Götz, Georg – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This paper focuses on the development of history teaching in West Germany from the 1970s onwards. When in the early 1970s the relevance of history -- both as an academic discipline and as a school subject -- was challenged, this led to fierce debates as a multitude of new concepts were being developed. One of these was Annette Kuhn's revolutionary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Conflict, Academic Discourse
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Firinci Orman, Turkan – Global Studies of Childhood, 2020
Although the modern Western concept of childhood is rapidly disappearing in the age of late modernity, this study asserts that childhood (as it is lived) has not disappeared but has been transformed. An integrated approach to childhood is employed in order to go beyond binary oppositions such as the Global North versus the Global South and/or…
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Rights, Child Development, Adults
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Tunc, Yasin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The two decades following the establishment of the Turkish Republic witnessed the growth of the pervasive fear that vagrant and homeless children and child delinquents presented a threat to the physical, mental, and economic well-being of the nascent Turkish nation. Newspapers of the period regularly touched upon the issue, alerting the public and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homeless People, Delinquency, Children
Barton, Karen S. – Geography Teacher, 2019
This work presents a new teaching module for understanding the geographical dimensions of historical events in Africa. This case study focuses in particular on the Joola shipwreck in Senegal in order to illustrate geographic areas of study including the rural-urban divide, colonial geopolitics, cultural diversity, and West Africa's physical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Geographic Concepts, College Instruction
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Mitch, David – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Historians of the rise of popular education have often emphasised the role of national governments as sources of funding. However, for the case of England work by W.K. Jordan among others with probate records suggests that by the English Civil War substantial philanthropic funding was available for education. The presence of this philanthropy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Finance, Private Financial Support
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Oliverio, Stefano – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2014
Starting from a suggestion of Stephen Toulmin and through an interpretation of the criticism to which Neurath, one of the founders of the Vienna Circle, submits Descartes' views on science, the paper attempts to outline a pattern of modernity opposed to the Cartesian one, that has been obtaining over the last four centuries. In particular, it…
Descriptors: Science Education, Scientific Principles, Philosophy, Modern History
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Clay, Rebecca – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2015
Can you make James Joyce's short story "Eveline" contemporary and create a modern short story based on Joyce's work? The purpose of this study was to provide a context to Joyce's short story "Eveline," illustrate the journey of my fiction writing, and expand the conversation on using classical fiction as a guide to modern short…
Descriptors: Literary Genres, Twentieth Century Literature, Fiction, Creative Writing
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