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Keirn, Tim; Luhr, Eileen; Escobar, Miguel; Choudhary, Manoj – History Teacher, 2012
Given California's role in the Pacific economy, its historic Asian heritage, and the strong and growing presence of Asian communities and businesses in the state, it is imperative that students statewide understand the history of Asia. Unfortunately, the California state curricular framework and standards in history and social science limit the…
Descriptors: State Standards, Social Sciences, Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers
Han, Un-suk, Ed.; Kondo, Takahiro, Ed.; Yang, Biao, Ed.; Pingel, Falk, Ed. – Peter Lang Frankfurt, 2012
The legacy of crimes committed during the Second World War in East Asia is still a stumbling block for reconciliation and trustful cultural relations between South Korea, China and Japan. The presentation of this issue in history school books is in the focus of a heated public and academic debate. This book written by historians and pedagogues…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Role of Education, Politics of Education
Shin, Kyunghee – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This dissertation research examines Asian history covered within a world history course in American high schools. I pose fundamental questions regarding the nature of what world history teachers classify under the category of Asian history. I research on what teachers teach as part of world history and how they instruct the Asian section of their…
Descriptors: World History, Asian History, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Research
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Alemu, Sintayehu Kassaye – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to trigger scholarly debates over the meaning, idea, and history of the university or HEIs. It is also to manifest the prevalence of multiple forms of HEIs and to question why the narrative of one form of HEIs/university meaning, idea and history predominate the discourse. In spite of historical evidences that confirm…
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Power Structure
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Foltz, Richard C. – History Teacher, 2003
The emerging sub-field of world history is all about connections and interactions. It challenges the received treatments of history which have focused on specific regions and civilizations as if they had been discrete realities unto themselves, and reminds people that nothing happens in a vacuum. But to date world historians have not taken this…
Descriptors: World History, Physical Environment, History, Environmental Influences
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Kang, Sunjoo – Social Studies, 2003
In this article, the author explores the conceptual framework of South Korea's high school world history curriculum, and the problems it has faced related to Eurocentrism and Sinocentrism. Through a description of the development of current and past curriculua, the author intends to make clear that in the traditional conceptual framework of Asia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Historians, History Instruction, World History
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Stedman, Caryn White – Social Education, 2010
A unit on China's ethnicities provides students rich opportunities to explore multiple themes in the social studies while helping them to develop a deeper understanding of recent events in western China. Studying China's ethnic minorities encompasses such topics as stereotyping, cultural diversity, the creation of ethnic identities, and key…
Descriptors: World History, Civil Rights, Nationalism, Asian Culture
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2013
The "ISSS Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. The following papers are included in the 2013 proceedings: (1) Teaching About Asia in a Social Science Education Program (Cyndi Mottola Poole and Joshua L. Kenna); (2) Teaching Students about…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Education Courses
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Hull, Glynda; Hellmich, Emily – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background: Educators in the United States and internationally have become increasingly interested in incorporating international perspectives into curricula, programs, and policy (Hayden, 2011; Parker, 2011). Rooted in a long history of international education (Dolby & Rahman, 2008), these efforts have been described variously as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Education, Institutional Mission, Curriculum
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Natolochnaya, Olga V.; Miku, Natal'ya V.; Zulfugarzade, Teimur E.; Médico, Aude – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The article explores the history of the highland schools (Gorskaya shkola) in the Caucasus that covers the period from the 1850s to the 1860s. Established in 1859 and originally planned to function as a pilot project for four years, they proved to be effective, so the experiment continued. This paper also examines the legal status of highland…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Access to Education, School Role
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Zhao, Yali; Hoge, John D. – Social Education, 2006
In the early months of 2005, much of the world celebrated the 60th anniversary of the World War II Allied victory over Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. Around the same time, protests erupted in Asia against a revised Japanese history textbook, "The New History Textbook," which critics said covered up Japanese World War II atrocities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, War, Current Events
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Connors, James J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2013
The establishment of the Future Farmers of America in 1928 and its subsequent growth in size and scope was noticed around the world. Agricultural education professionals from dozens of other countries wanted to know about the organization and how it helped motivate young rural boys to study vocational agriculture and choose agriculture as a career…
Descriptors: History, Youth Programs, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Education
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Menton, Linda K. – Educational Perspectives, 2007
The Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) is a research unit of the College of Education at the University of Hawai'i. Part of its mission is to develop curriculum materials for students in grades K-12. The social studies section of CRDG has been developing curriculum materials on Asia since the early 1990s. As part of a project…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Area Studies, Curriculum Research, Instructional Materials
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Kim, Hyun-Sook – Religious Education, 2015
Christianity as a world religion was propagated from Europe and North America to Africa and Asia. Global Christianity spread to East Asia when Robert Morrison (1782-1843) arrived in Canton, China in 1807, and later in the late 19th-century Protestant missionaries from North America arrived in Japan and Korea. This Christianity experienced a modern…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Education, Privatization, Global Approach
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Chau, Donovan C. – International Research and Review, 2014
Asia today is the center of tremendous growth. With the continued rise of China and the influential roles of Japan and South Korea in international affairs, it is no wonder that the 21st century has been dubbed the Asian century. Outside of these influential political actors, one also see the growing political significance of Southeast Asia in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asian Culture, Asian History, Asian Studies
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