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Meseci Giorgetti, Filiz – History of Education, 2020
In the modern world, festivals and commemorative ceremonies, national pledges, songs are all used to help students connect to each other and their wider society, particularly to the nation state and its ideals. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how such rituals were used to different ends in terms of nation-building in the Republic of…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Ceremonies
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Lin, Zibo; Lu, Hanyang – History of Education, 2020
In the mid-Meiji period, the leading scholar Kato Hiroyuki proposed relying on religion in moral education as he was dissatisfied with the Ministry of Education's inclination towards Western ethics in their reform. Triggered by Kato's proposal, there arose an intense debate over the 'standard' for moral education in the educational circles. The…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Moral Development, Foreign Countries, Ethics
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McCormack, Christopher F. – History of Education, 2020
The paper considers the relation between society, science and institutionally-embodied higher education reform in nineteenth-century Ireland. Institutional reform is measured in terms of governance, curriculum, access and teaching practice. Superiorisation, subversion and fusion are identified as characteristics of reformed institutions. Mobile…
Descriptors: Educational History, Advantaged, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Seale, Jane – History of Education, 2020
The focus of this paper is the history of how special needs technology in the UK was developed for people with special educational needs between 1970 and 1999. Despite the proclaimed potential of technology, this context and period has undergone very little historical examination. This paper will draw on interviews with 52 experienced…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Outcomes of Education, Special Needs Students, Special Education
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Van Ruyskensvelde, Sarah; Nys, Laura – History of Education, 2020
The establishment of the Central Observation Institute in Mol in 1913 marks the introduction of scientific expertise in Belgium's youth delinquency policy. The child at risk was subjected to a series of observations, resulting in an observation report ('waarnemingsverslag') that contained the psychological, moral and physical characteristics of…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Records (Forms), Correlation, Institutional Characteristics
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Comas Rubí, Francisca; González Gómez, Sara – History of Education, 2020
During the first third of the twentieth century, Barcelona turned into a metropolis with emerging industry. To confront the growing social problems, Barcelona City Council undertook a renovating educational programme focused on hygienic and natural principles as well as on new active teaching methodologies and progressive education. Thus, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Environment, Social Problems, Educational Change
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Caroli, Dorena – History of Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to outline the evolution of biology education in Soviet schools in the 1920s and 1930s. After some introductory consideration of the ideological changes taking place in the field of genetics that impacted on the teaching of science and led to botany being favoured over biology in schools, the first part outlines the…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Educational History, Botany, Science Instruction
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Gianoutsos, Jamie – History of Education, 2019
This article offers the first modern explication of the educational writings of Charles Hoole (1610-1667), arguing that his writings offer significant insight into the educational aims and methods of school instructors in seventeenth-century England. From attending to the needs of slow learners, to promoting learning games, to emphasising that…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Cunningham, Peter – History of Education, 2019
Visual images played an increasing role in professional discourse and in popular and political debate about progressive education over a century or more. In the early 1900s photography was adopted by some progressive texts to convey new ideas illustrated by practice. This paper highlights an iconic example: John and Evelyn Dewey's celebrated…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Progressive Education, Educational Philosophy, Imagery
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Anderson, Jaanika – History of Education, 2019
The article studies the ideas and practices involved in implementing an art collection in university studies, focusing on a plaster cast collection. The history of museums began in Estonia with the reopening of the University of Tartu (1802) and, since then, collections have played an important role in teaching. This article concentrates on the…
Descriptors: Museums, Foreign Countries, Universities, Seminars
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Manning, Suzanne – History of Education, 2018
In the course of a study on the impacts of changing early childhood policy in Aotearoa New Zealand since 1989, the illustrations accompanying three major government reports and policies stood out as encapsulating the changes in underlying discourses. This enabled the illustrations from these three policy reports to be used for a historical…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Human Capital, Teaching Methods
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Carden, Clarissa – History of Education, 2018
This paper examines the way in which narratives, including stories and poetry, have been used in school texts relating to moral instruction. The paper will draw on texts used in Queensland classrooms in the early part of the twentieth century to demonstrate the ways in which description of sights and the experiences of the senses, and of…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Moral Development, Educational History, Poetry
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Woyshner, Christine – History of Education, 2018
In the 1930s there emerged an initiative to teach black history and culture to white students, which pre-dates more widespread efforts of the post-Second World War era. This article analyses student work--considering sight, sound and text--and investigates what white students learned about African-American history and culture. Curriculum history…
Descriptors: African American History, Educational History, White Students, African American Culture
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Hof, Barbara – History of Education, 2018
After the Sputnik shock of 1957, the United States initiated education reform, based in part on the hope that technology could facilitate efficient school learning. This development was largely driven by the confrontation between the eastern and western Blocs: on both sides of the Iron Curtain, reformists promoted educational technology for the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Educational History, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Nguyen, Chinh Duc – History of Education, 2018
This study explores the political impact on English-language education in the historical context of Vietnam in the 1980-1990 period. Based on data collected from three participants' narratives concerning their experience of learning English, the study indicates that English-language education, at that time, embraced a wide range of political…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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