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Kilicoglu, Gokhan; Kilicoglu, Derya – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2020
Metamodernism, which is used synonymous with post-postmodernism or neo-modernism, has come forward in response to postmodernism and the emerged crises, instabilities, and uncertainties in all areas of this epoch. Metamodernism is a perspective situated epistemologically "with" (post)modernism, ontologically "between"…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Philosophy, Postmodernism, Epistemology
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Hanson, Steve – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2019
This paper tracks the managing-out of Postmodernism in UK universities, before casting doubt on the tendency to declare its death. Firstly, Postmodernism's current status as 'geist' is defined and the question is put as to whether Postmodernity is dead in the university. I use Google Ngrams and data from the main three academic libraries I am…
Descriptors: Postmodernism, Universities, Computer Software, Academic Libraries
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Ho, Ka Lee Carrie – Education Inquiry, 2022
Despite the prevalence of aesthetic education as one of the main developmental objectives in curricular worldwide, the mainstream philosophical discourse on its definition is predominately framed by western philosophy due to a paucity of cross-cultural studies on the subject. The article aims to achieve a contemporary understanding of aesthetic…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Aesthetics, Religion, Buddhism
Kestel, Muharrem; Korkmaz, Isa – Online Submission, 2019
Modernism, as a philosophy that is accepted to have started in the 17th century, has influenced various areas such as economy, politics, technology, literature and specifically education in line with the industrial revolution and enlightenment age. It is generally accepted that modernism has kept its overall effect on the mentioned areas until the…
Descriptors: Postmodernism, Philosophy, Teacher Attitudes, Epistemology
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McGovern, Patrick; Yacobucci, Peter – Journal of Political Science Education, 2021
What is a good working definition of "Postmodernity" for the undergraduate in Political Science? "Postmodernism?" What are the differences? This article provides a number of definitions designed to help faculty and undergraduates understand the terms "Postmodernity" and "Postmodernism." The purpose of the…
Descriptors: Politics, Postmodernism, Political Science, Presidents
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Miley, Frances; Read, Andrew – Accounting Education, 2019
In order to engage students who have difficulty with the dominant world-view presented by accounting, or who have negative views of accounting, a different approach to teaching is required. We developed the concept of "pragmatic postmodernism" in the teaching of accounting to merge a postmodern teaching philosophy with the constraints…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, College Students, Postmodernism
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Caputo, Richard; Epstein, William; Stoesz, David; Thyer, Bruce – Journal of Social Work Education, 2015
Postmodernism continues to have a detrimental influence on social work, questioning the Enlightenment, criticizing established research methods, and challenging scientific authority. The promotion of postmodernism by editors of "Social Work" and the "Journal of Social Work Education" has elevated postmodernism, placing it on a…
Descriptors: Postmodernism, Social Work, Epistemology, Criticism
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Hourani, Rida Blaik; Litz, David; Smith, Allison – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This case study explores how educational leaders in a UAE juvenile correctional educational center perceive their multi-dimensional responsibilities and roles. The dynamics of leaders' responsibilities and roles, as well as the constraints they face, are conceptualized within the paradigms of functionalism, conflict theory, and postmodernism. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Delinquency, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Education
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Forghani, Nooshin; Keshtiaray, Narges; Yousefy, Alireza – International Education Studies, 2015
Postmodernism, born under western secular conditions, has the following characteristics: it emphasizes pluralism and relativism and rejects any certain belief and absolute value; it conflicts with essentialism, and considers human identity to be a social construct; it rejects the idea that values are based on developmental realities and also…
Descriptors: Postmodernism, Religious Education, Moral Values, Values Education
Kurtz, Stanley – National Association of Scholars, 2020
"The Lost History of Western Civilization" is a wide-ranging consideration of the academy's role in producing America's contemporary political and cultural divisions. The report traces the ways in which the 1988 controversy over the teaching of Western Civilization at Stanford set the pattern for today's "Cold Civil War." The…
Descriptors: Western Civilization, United States History, Political Attitudes, Cultural Differences
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Campbell-Barr, Verity – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2018
It is widely accepted that the early childhood education and care (ECEC) workforce is central to the quality of services. Modernist constructs of quality signal the importance of qualifications for quality, but the preoccupation with qualification levels silences questions about the knowledge required of ECEC professionals. Postmodern perspectives…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Professionalism, Postmodernism, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Potgieter, Ferdinand J. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
This paper argues in favour of a narrative vision for philosophy of education in a postmodern context. I argue that while the nihilistic strand of postmodernity might continue to challenge the viability of religious discourse in education(al) environments, postmodernity also re-opens the world towards its pre-rational foundations by means of the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Postmodernism, Ethics, Narration
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Zare'e, Maedeh; Eslamieh, Razieh – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
This article is a Jamesonian study of Auster's "The New York Trilogy" in which one of Fredric Jameson's notions of postmodernism, pastiche, has been applied on three stories of the novel. This novel is one of Auster's outstanding postmodern works to which Jameson's theories of postmodernism, in particular, pastiche can be applicable.…
Descriptors: Postmodernism, Novels, Authors, Educational Theories
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Sinha, Shilpi; Rasheed, Shaireen – Teachers College Record, 2020
Background: We are at a historical juncture that is punctuated by the rise of white nationalism, an exacerbation of racial divisions and tensions, an uptick in hate crimes, and bullying increasingly targeting immigrant youth, all of which, in the current political and cultural climate, have often been legitimized through a recourse to…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination, Teacher Educators
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Albusaidi, Saud – Research in Social Sciences and Technology, 2019
This paper presents a critique of an article that explores the internationalisation of the curriculum. First, to facilitate critical reflection, the main Western paradigms of positivism, interpretivism, critical theory and postmodernism are described and the differences between them emphasised. The article focused on in this paper can be situated…
Descriptors: Criticism, International Education, Critical Theory, Educational Philosophy
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