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Educational Foundations, 1991
This special theme issue of "Educational Foundations" contains five articles on the theme of "The Politics of Education." In Marie E. Wirsing's "Academic Freedom and Teaching Foundations of Education: A Personal Memoir," the history of academic freedom, including the constant struggles to preserve it and examples of significant infringement, are…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Foundations of Education
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Educational Foundations, 1991
This theme issue of "Educational Foundations" presents five articles on topics ranging from moral concern in matters such as textbook controversies to the politics of society. Additionally, three of the articles focus on the teaching and learning of adults. Kenneth D. Benne's article, "Toward a Moral Basis for Politics and a Political Basis for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Course Descriptions, Experiential Learning, Foundations of Education
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Educational Foundations, 1991
This theme issue of "Educational Foundations" contains five articles that utilize an array of foundational perspectives that give reader insight into the organization of schools, the viewpoints of children and parents, the ideological and political nature of community organizing, and mathematics instruction in the Soviet Union. In…
Descriptors: Community Action, Cooperative Learning, Educational Policy, Elementary Education
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Borman, Kathryn M., Ed.; O'Reilly, Patricia, Ed. – Educational Foundations, 1991
This theme issue of the serial "Educational Foundations" contains five articles devoted to the "Images of the Foundations." In "Through the Disarray of Social Foundations: Some Some Notes Toward a New Social Foundations" (Erwin V. Johanningmeier) traces developments in the field and challenges a move beyond the images…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Foundations of Education, Higher Education, Instructional Development
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Borman, Kathryn M., Ed.; O'Reilly, Patricia, Ed. – Educational Foundations, 1992
This theme issue of the serial "Educational Foundations" contains five articles devoted to the topic of "Alternative Conceptualizations" of the foundations of education. In "The Concept of Place in the New Sociology of Education," Paul Theobald examines the notion of place in educational theory and practice. Janice…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Concept Formation, Course Content, Educational Change
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Borman, Kathryn M., Ed.; O'Reilly, Patricia, Ed. – Educational Foundations, 1992
This theme issue of the serial "Educational Foundations" contains five articles devoted to the topic of "Politics and the Schools." In "Resisting Racial Awareness: How Teachers Understand the Social Order from Their Racial, Gender, and Social Class Locations," Christine E. Sleeter discusses the conception of…
Descriptors: African Studies, Apartheid, Black Studies, Cultural Differences
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Van Galen, Jane, Ed.; And Others – Educational Foundations, 1992
This theme issue of the serial "Educational Foundations" contains five articles devoted to the topic of "Studies in Empowerment." In "The Disempowering of Empowerment: Out of the Revolution and into the Classroom," Margaret D. LeCompte and Kathleen Bennett deMarrais focused on placing the term in proper historical…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Van Galen, Jane, Ed.; And Others – Educational Foundations, 1992
This theme issue of the serial "Educational Foundations" contains four articles devoted to the topic of "Sociopolitical Analyses." In "An Interview with Peter L. McLaren," Mary Leach presented the views of Peter L. McLaren on topics of local and national discourses, values, and the politics of difference. Landon E.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government
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Briscoe, Felecia M.; Owens, Martha M. – Educational Foundations, 1996
Self-managed peer group discussions were used to examine achieving high school seniors (n=40) peer relationships and attitudes toward school. Interviews, student-shadowings, field notes, and 25 hours of open student talk were analyzed. Findings are discussed in terms of overall communicative actions, content, group life, group culture, and…
Descriptors: Group Discussion, High Achievement, High School Seniors, High Schools
Cozart, Sheryl Conrad; Gordon, Jenny; Gunzenhauser, Michael G.; McKinney, Monica B.; Petterson, Jean A. – Educational Foundations, 2003
In this paper, the authors depict performance ethnography as having multiple ethical dimensions and multiple implications for the relationships between the evaluator and program participants. They have found performance ethnography to be essentially an intimate form of representation that has tremendous implications for the ownership of…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Evaluation Research, Qualitative Research, Ethnography