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von Heyking, Amy – Canadian Journal of Education, 2006
In this article, I analyse how schools in Alberta have defined the province's identity and its role in Confederation. During two eras, the 1930s and the 1980s, social studies curriculum and teaching resources contained assertions of provincial uniqueness. In the late 1930s, the progressive curriculum implemented in Alberta's schools represented…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Educational Resources, Progressive Education
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MacBeth, Alastair M. – Human Relations, 1976
This study examines the economically detrimental attitude of regionalism in a Solomon Islands secondary school and measures changes in regionalism with exposure to school experience that stressed regional integration. Significant decreases in regionalism were recorded. (Available from Plenum Publishing Corporation, 227 West 17 Street, New York, NY…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Boarding Schools, Developing Nations, Poverty
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Rafn, H. Jeffrey – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2012
Like many states at the turn of the century, Wisconsin was faced with a multibillion-dollar deficit due to a sagging economy brought on by the dotcom bubble burst and the economic impact of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. As the state legislature grappled with the budget crisis, blame was freely assigned. The state was at…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Manufacturing Industry, Economic Impact, Costs
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Conradson, David; Pawson, Eric – Journal of Rural Studies, 2009
Marginal regions have been the subject of political concern and remedial action in western states for several decades now. The West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand is an interesting case study in this regard, for recent economic growth has confounded earlier expectations of post-restructuring decline, while also contradicting several of…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Foreign Countries, Rural Development, Rural Areas
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Lange, Elizabeth; Chubb, Aaron – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2009
Today recent polls have indicated that the Canadian public considers the environment and climate change as their top concern (De Souza, 2007), perhaps eclipsed only by recent economic fears. In keeping with the historical responsiveness of adult educators, environmental adult education (EAE) is widespread across North America. However, this area…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Environmental Education, Activism, Adult Education
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Lee, Lina – Foreign Language Annals, 2007
This article describes a classroom project using one-to-one desktop videoconferencing to enhance the development of second language (1.2) oral skills. Eighteen university students worked collaboratively with expert speakers to complete task-based activities. The author gathered data from video-recording samples, reflections, and oral interviews to…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods, Speech Communication, Video Technology
Mosby, Charmaine – 2003
This presentation describes an English graduate seminar in Local Color and Regionalism in American Literature at Western Kentucky University that was set up as an experimental hybrid course, i.e., roughly 60% face-to-face and 40% Web course (Web quest format). The focus is on the four tasks that comprised the Web quest segment of the course: (1) a…
Descriptors: Assignments, College English, Course Descriptions, Distance Education
Beiswanger, George – Arts in Society, 1976
Examines the problems and potentials of dance regionalism, the return of dance-making to the local community. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Creative Development, Cultural Enrichment, Dance, Geographic Regions
Ford, Boris – Universities Quarterly, 1974
Offers an analysis of developments in teacher education in West Germany, Sweden, and Denmark, including regionalism, centralization, integration, and the independent college system. (Author/PG)
Descriptors: Centralization, Colleges, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation
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Fogel, Jared A.; Stevens, Robert L. – OAH Magazine of History, 2001
Explores four artistic classifications prominent in depression-era art examining and contrasting examples of each: (1) Regionalism; (2) Social Realism; (3) American Idealism; and (4) Anti-Fascism. Focuses on artworks by the artist Seymour Fogel because his work demonstrates that Regionalism and Social Realism were not mutually exclusive and that…
Descriptors: Art Expression, Art Products, Artists, Painting (Visual Arts)
Muhr, Thomas – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2008
In this paper I conduct a historical analysis of the emergence of ALBA in Nicaragua prior to Daniel Ortega's return to the presidency and the country's official membership in the initiative from January 2007 on. I argue that ALBA is a rival structure that evolved from the contradictions inherent in hegemonic globalisation. Within the framework of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Political Issues, Political Affiliation
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McCreath, Peter – History and Social Science Teacher, 1978
Defines Canadian regionalism in terms of geographical features and their political, social, and economic implications, rather than in terms of political and provincial boundaries. The significance of regionalism is mentioned as an important topic for Canadian studies. Increasing awareness and acceptance of regional perspectives is presented as an…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Comparative Education, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development
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Mollhagen, Nancy – School Arts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2004
Expressionistic textured paintings are intense and passionate for both the viewer and the artist. Regional subject matter can relate the artist's feelings with the period and location of the artwork. This article briefly describes one classroom's experience engaging in a lesson relating to combining Expressionism and Regionalism. The class was a…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Freehand Drawing, Painting (Visual Arts), Art Activities
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de Bot, Kees – AILA Review, 2004
In this contribution developments in Applied Linguistics in Europe are linked to major social changes that have taken place over the last decades. These include: The decline of the USSR and the end of the cold war; The development of the EEC and the EU and fading of borders; The economic growth of Western Europe; Labor migration from the south to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Applied Linguistics, Social Change, Language Research
Kell, John H. – Texas Architect, 2001
Presents photos and basic information about a Texas middle school whose architecture reflects the hybrid culture of the borderlands and "regionalism" in which it is located. A line drawing of the site plan is included. (GR)
Descriptors: Architectural Character, Cultural Influences, Educational Facilities Design, Middle Schools
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