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Allison, John – History of Education, 2019
What do secondary school students in Ontario, Canada, need to know about the world in which they live in? How did a secondary school 'World Politics' course that emerged in Ontario in the 1960s address this question? The 'World Politics' course that emerged in the 1960s clearly came about as a result of societal and educational developments.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, International Education, Secondary School Curriculum
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McGregor, Heather E. – History of Education, 2014
For educational historians involved in the representation of Indigenous contexts and peoples, what is the relevance of ethnohistory as a discipline or methodology, and what is lost or gained in using it? This article reviews ethnohistorical literature, and brings it in conversation with literature by Indigenous scholars on research methodologies,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, History Instruction, Historians
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Helyar, Frances – History of Education, 2014
During a time of post-war sensitivity to Canadian nationalism and patriotism, public feeling was aroused in 1920 New Brunswick regarding a world history textbook with a new chapter about the First World War. The American author made no reference to Canada's war efforts. The subsequent public discussion focused on issues of patriotism, citizenship,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, History Instruction, Textbooks