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Jaskulowski, Krzysztof; Majewski, Piotr; Surmiak, Adrianna – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This article aims to analyse Polish history teachers' understanding of the role of teaching history. Drawing on the results of qualitative research conducted in Wroclaw, we argue that teachers see history education through the prism of nationalism. Teachers construct the past in equivocally nationalist terms. They regard nationalist…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Teaching Methods, History Instruction
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Gearhart, Sherice; Cho, Janice – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2020
University educators and administrators have used "Journalism & Mass Communication Educator" as an outlet to share ideas. As the journal enters its 75th year of publication, it is also decades into the transition to peer review. Thus, it is important to review publication trends since this development. This study analyzes 30 years of…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Periodicals, Educational History, Journal Articles
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Mills, Terence; Sacrez, Aimé – Australian Mathematics Education Journal, 2020
Thomas Kuhn (1962/2012) introduced the term "paradigm shift" to the scientific literature to describe how knowledge in science develops. The aims of this article are to identify paradigm shifts, or revolutions, that have occurred in mathematics, and to discuss their relevance to teaching mathematics in schools. The authors argue that…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Cultural Differences, Models, Change
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Follari, Lissanna; Larsen, Jessi; Marquardt, Christi; Goldman, Maddie – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
Our 4th grade year has become known as "the field trip year", with over 10 trips carefully aligned with learning units across the year. This article describes the first trip of the year, which in many ways sets the stage for students' effective use of field trips as engaging extensions and applications of classroom learning. The Pike's…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Science Instruction, Ecology, State History
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Driver, Steven – Teaching History, 2020
In his article in this journal just over a year ago, Steven Driver set out his vision for a less myopic range of topics in A-level coursework. In this edition, Driver demonstrates how he has built student enthusiasm for, and knowledge of, a topic which he had previously identified as neglected -- Nicaragua's place within late 19th- and early…
Descriptors: History Instruction, World History, Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement
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Puustinen, Mikko; Khawaja, Amna – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2021
In this case study, we explore pedagogical practices that could promote powerful knowledge in school history. We analyse teaching sessions conducted by two teachers. The cases were selected from an observation study that focused on historical literacy in Finnish schools. While Michael Young's ideas of powerful knowledge have gained considerable…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Literacy
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Hernández-Torrano, Daniel; Kuzhabekova, Aliya – High Ability Studies, 2020
The field of gifted education emerged in 1920s. Since that time, it has evolved from an emerging research area to a relatively mature field with regular regional and international conferences and key journals publishing main theoretical developments and empirical explorations in the field. This descriptive bibliometric study examines the state and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Gifted Education, Educational History
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Freebody, Peter – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2014
This paper provides an overview of the contribution of Professor Geoffrey Sherington to the study of the history of Australian education and immigration. His academic and leadership roles are summarised and the main themes of his work are briefly discussed. These themes comprise: Australia as an immigrant nation, British colonial values and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Immigration, Immigrants
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Pruneri, Fabio – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
The term "toilet" conveys different meanings; it may be seen as an isolated place or a public service, a secluded and dirty area or a symbol of civilisation and progress. In the film "The Phantom of Liberty" (1974), Luis Buñuel presented a formally dressed social group gathering over a meal in toilets around a table, with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Buildings, Sanitary Facilities, Human Body
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O'Banion, Terry – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
In the 1960s, general education was at the forefront of innovative programs in American community colleges. Every community college designed a program of a common core of courses for the common person. General education was so popular it was included as one of the required components of a comprehensive community college along with university…
Descriptors: Educational History, General Education, Community Colleges, Remedial Instruction
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Pang, Ming Fai; Ki, Wing Wah – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Over the years, two new strands of research have evolved from the phenomenographic research tradition: the first concerns advancement of the variation theory of learning, whilst the second involves development of the learning study approach. In this paper, the conceptual frameworks of phenomenography, variation theory, and learning studies are…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Learning Theories, Research Methodology, Lesson Plans
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Utomo, Cahyo Budi; Wasino – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2020
This study aims to develop students' knowledge of tolerance through learning the history of the Indonesian national movement in multicultural classes. The research questions are: (1) what kinds of tolerance knowledge are perceived as tolerance or intolerance deeds by undergraduate history students at Universitas Negeri Semarang? (2) How are…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Prosocial Behavior, History, Cultural Pluralism
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Soudien, Crain – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
South Africa is an important social space in world history and politics for understanding how the modern world comes to deal with the questions of social difference, and the encounter of people with different civilizational histories. In this essay I argue that a particular racial idea inflected this encounter. One of the ways in which this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social History, African Studies, Politics of Education
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Degtyarev, Sergey I.; Zavhorodnia, Vladyslava M.; Polyakova, Lybov G. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The article is devoted to the attempts of Rusyns-Ukrainians living in the Galician lands of the Austro-Hungarian Empire to obtain the right to open their own university in Lviv. The main sources for this article were materials of historical, ethnographic and literary journal "Kiyevskaya starina". The idea of establishing a Rusyn…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Higher Education, Educational Policy
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Haward, Tom – British Educational Research Journal, 2020
The idea that the emerging global society is also the age of the 'pictorial turn' is one in which the use of visual historical sources (VHS) in the teaching and learning of History in English secondary schools is situated. Yet there has been little research conducted into how such sources are experienced by teachers and students in the classroom,…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Information Sources, Visual Aids, Secondary School Students
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