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Spear, Richard L. – 1970
This independent study course for college credit is a study of Japanese civilization. The nine lessons that comprise the course are: 1. The Origins of the Civilization: From Primitive to Early Classical Times; 2. The Classical Tradition I: The Religion and Aesthetics of Classical Times; 3. The Classical Tradition II: A View of Court Life through…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Design, English Curriculum
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Thomas, Marjorie – Social Studies Review, 1981
Describes three humanities activities, designed using the 1981 "California History/Social Science Framework," in which seventh-grade social studies students study medieval culture. Students design personal coats-of-arms, play a typical medieval game, listen to medieval stories and myths, and draw or illustrate stories using medieval…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Humanities Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Junior High Schools
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Labidi, Imed – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2010
In the aftermath of the events of September 11, 2000, debate about Arab education as the new apparatus for religious fanaticism used by Arab extremist groups to entice hate and violence against the West took prominence in Western discourse. Considerable ink was spilled confusing hostile narratives in Arab curricula and the metaphors of identity…
Descriptors: Arabs, Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Foreign Policy
Bloomfield, Morton W. – 1970
Seventeen reprinted essays and an unpublished one are contained in this collection and organized under five headings: History of Ideas, Approaches to Medieval Literature, Chaucer and Fourteenth-Century English Literature, Language and Linguistics, and Essay-Reviews. Topics discussed include the origin of the concept of the Seven Cardinal Sins;…
Descriptors: Allegory, Concept Formation, English Literature, Epics
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Gray, Rosemary – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
The main focus of this paper is on the triangulated work of the 1996 South African Constitution, the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB), and one of the latter's eleven language subsidiaries: the English National Language Body (ENLB), with special reference to the ENLB's likewise triadic projects on literature; on variation and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Usage, Language Proficiency, Official Languages
Fitzhugh, Mike – Teaching Theatre, 1996
Explores production ideas for plays other than works by Shakespeare, including medieval plays such as the "Wakefield Noah" by the Wakefield Master. Lists some questions to consider when deciding to perform a medieval play. (PA)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Medieval Literature, Production Techniques, Theater Arts
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Glenn, Cheryl – College Composition and Communication, 1993
Argues that medieval popular literacy can provide a crucial link for understanding alternative literacies. Claims that medieval practices explain some contemporary literacy practices, especially those outside the academy. (HB)
Descriptors: English Curriculum, English Instruction, Higher Education, Literacy
Perez Botero, Luis – Yelmo, 1977
This study of the medieval Spanish concept of order examines uses made of the word "y" ("and") in Spanish medieval writing to join words and phrases connoting social, natural and human order. (Text is in Spanish.) (CHK)
Descriptors: Language Usage, Literary Criticism, Medieval Literature, Philosophy
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Lamiquiz, Vidal – Revista de Filologia Espanola, 1967
There are four demonstrative adjectives in Spanish: "este,""ese,""aquel," and "el" (which is the same as the definite article). When "este", "ese," and "aquel" do not modify a noun, they have an accent mark (except in the neuter forms) and have the function of pronouns. The singular and plural articles in Spanish are derived from the Latin…
Descriptors: Adjectives, Applied Linguistics, Case (Grammar), Contrastive Linguistics
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Hicks, Alun; Martin, Dave – Children's Literature in Education, 1997
Explores the appeal of historical fiction for young readers and describes its place within any school curriculum. Describes a project in Dorset Middle Schools which used historical fiction to teach medieval history and English. Notes that students' historical thinking was improved, their knowledge of medieval world advanced, and their writing was…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, History Instruction
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Parry, Joseph D. – Interdisciplinary Humanities, 1998
Illustrates how medieval maps provide a means for studying the Middle Ages by allowing students to explore the ideology and representations of the medieval world conveyed by the maps. Explains that students also can compare the maps with literature from the same time period to further analyze the representations of the culture. (CMK)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Classical Literature, Cultural Awareness, Educational Strategies
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Lieblein, Leanore; Pare, Anthony – English Quarterly, 1983
Argues that medieval drama in performance suggests a number of important issues about the nature of literature, particularly about the way narrative and dramatic art can express the life of a community. Presents a series of exercises that start with familiar, nonthreatening situations in order to approach the richness of medieval plays and the…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Drama, Dramatic Play, Higher Education
Guthrie, Cathy – Journal of Research Practice, 2007
The notion of researcher as craftsman is not new. This article takes the analogy further, exploring the similarities between the research student's journey and the artisan's transition from apprentice to journeyman to member of the guild, in the light of the author's own PhD experience. Having completed her apprenticeship with the MSc, she…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Researchers, Educational Experience
Davlin, Norberta – 1980
This paper draws from the writings of Edwin O. Reischauer to support its arguments that high school and college curricula should be extended to include Asian culture, particularly the humanities of China, Japan, India, and medieval Islam. The following literature selections are proposed and highlighted: (1) India and Southeast Asia: the "Ramayana"…
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Chinese Culture, English Curriculum, Higher Education
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Krehbiel, Lee E.; Meabon, Dave L. – American Educational History Journal, 2006
This article focuses on the origins, evolution, and social roles played by food service at colleges and universities. It emphasizes: (1) the gradual assumption of responsibility for housing and meals by universities during the medieval period; (2) the role of food service in the "collegiate way" philosophy so influential in British and…
Descriptors: Food Service, Role, Student Personnel Services, Colleges
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