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Repoussi, Maria; Papakosta, Konstatina – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2022
Building on previous research concerning the archaeological narratives of Greek history textbooks, this study investigates the impact of these studies on schoolchildren's historical ideas. In the context of these narratives, the article addresses two significant landmarks of Greek antiquity, namely the Mycenaean civilization and the Acropolis of…
Descriptors: European History, Foreign Countries, Textbooks, History Instruction
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M. Elise Radina; Sydney S. Feeney – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2023
The authors discuss a course case study that focuses on diversity and inclusion in campus Greek life at a predominantly White institution. The course uses the lenses of race, racism, and heteronormativity to focus students' attention on the complex histories of Greek organizations and the experiences of female college students with marginalized…
Descriptors: Sororities, Social Justice, Inclusion, Student Diversity
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Klerides, Eleftherios; Zembylas, Michalinos – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The power of local borders to resist and prevent transnational mobilities in education has received little attention in comparative education. In this article we explore the motif of "border immunology' with reference to new history, a mobile paradigm of history teaching, and Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot history textbooks as types of…
Descriptors: Self Concept, History Instruction, Textbooks, Foreign Countries
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Baron, Christopher; Hamlin, Christopher – Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy, 2015
Between 1906 and 1909 the biologist Ronald Ross and the classicist W.H.S. Jones pioneered interdisciplinary research in biology and history in advancing the claim that malaria had been crucial in the decline of golden-age Greece (fourth century BCE). The idea had originated with Ross, winner of the Nobel Prize for demonstrating the importance of…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Science Research, Scientific Research, Biology
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Sormunen, Kari; Köksal, Mustafa Serdar – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Majority of NOS studies comprise of determination or assessment studies conducted with ordinary students. In order to gain further understanding on variation in NOS understandings among the students, there should be different research attempts focusing on unconventional students such as academically advanced students. The purpose of this study is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Scientific Attitudes, Epistemology
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Zagkotas, Vasileios – Education 3-13, 2019
The tremendous impact of comics to young people at the beginning and the middle of the twentieth century drew the attention of educators, thus the debate concerning the use of comics at school began very early. Some studies revealed that Greek pupils think of History as an extremely boring lesson, full of names and dates. Therefore, there is a…
Descriptors: Cartoons, History Instruction, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
Zervas, Theodore George – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This dissertation research combines archival data and historical methods and analyzes how schooling and education in Greece between 1834 and 1913 sought to shape a Greek national identity. The goal of this project is to present a historical analysis, that has thus far been absent from scholarship on the subject, and to convey how the adoption of a…
Descriptors: European History, International Education, Nationalism, Textbooks
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Foster, Frances – Language Learning Journal, 2018
This study comes in response to recent changes in UK policy, whereby Ancient Greek and Latin have been included alongside modern languages as part of the curriculum at Key Stage 2. It aims to understand how Ancient Greek is surviving and thriving in three different types of schools. After a short overview of the history of Greek teaching in the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Language Attitudes, Questionnaires, Interviews
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Zervas, Theodore G. – American Educational History Journal, 2013
After Greek independence from the Ottoman Empire (1827), a newly formed Greek state looked to retrieve its past through the teaching of a Greek national history. For much of the nineteenth century Greek schools forged common religious, linguistic, and historical ties among the Greek people through the teaching of a Greek historical past (Zervas…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Childrens Literature, Political Influences, Historical Interpretation
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Balodimas-Bartolomei, Angelyn – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2016
The present study examines Holocaust education and professional teacher development in Greece. It briefly reviews the history of Greek Jewry and the stance and significance of Holocaust education within the Greek education system from historical, political, and pedagogical dimensions. The study also compares various approaches, themes, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Seminars, Death, Faculty Development
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Zervas, Theodore G.; Papadopoulos, Alex G. – European Education, 2020
This paper reveals the complex intersectionalities of immigrant identity construction, nationalisms (and national exceptionalisms), and how Greek culture/language schools in the United States significantly influenced and created a Greek and Greek-American Identity. Drawing on the Chicago experience and the Socrates and Koraes Greek-American…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, North Americans, Immigrants
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Karakatsani, Despina; Fragkoulidou, Panagiota – Journal of Social Science Education, 2023
Purpose: In this Report we analyse the place of civic education in the Greek Education system. The integration of civic education into education since 1982 represents a major step forward in the upgrading of general education. However the curricula are mainly characterised by teacher-centred approaches, with a strong emphasis on the achievement of…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Civics, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries
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Lehman, Geoff; Weinman, Michael – SUNY Press, 2018
Discusses the importance of the early history of Greek mathematics to education and civic life through a study of the Parthenon and dialogues of Plato. "The Parthenon and Liberal Education" seeks to restore the study of mathematics to its original place of prominence in the liberal arts. To build this case, Geoff Lehman and Michael…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Liberal Arts, Greek Civilization, Educational Philosophy
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Lauginie, Pierre – Science & Education, 2013
We discuss how light acquired a velocity through history, from the ancient Greeks to the early modern era. Combining abstract debates, models of light, practical needs, planned research and chance, this history illustrates several key points that should be brought out in science education.
Descriptors: Motion, Light, Physics, Science Instruction
Chatzopoulou, Aikaterini – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study provides a thorough investigation of the expression primarily of sentential negation in the history of Greek, through quantitative data from representative texts from three major stages of vernacular Greek (Attic Greek, Koine, Late Medieval Greek), and qualitative data from Homeric Greek until Standard Modern. The contrast between two…
Descriptors: Greek, Statistical Analysis, Negative Attitudes, Morphology (Languages)
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