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Kelly, Frances – History of Education, 2019
The impetus for this article was an encounter with thousands of photographs in an online archive of a public university in New Zealand, taken over the twentieth century. The size of the archive and the paucity of information about many images draws attention to challenges of commencing work in a large institutional visual archive. The first part…
Descriptors: Archives, State Universities, Photography, Educational History
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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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Alix, Sébastien-Akira – History of Education, 2019
At the end of the nineteenth century, proponents of the manual training movement called for the implementation of manual training classes in America's schools. This movement -- whose distinctive feature was 'the education of the mind, and of the hand as the agent of the mind' -- was supported by a revolutionary rhetoric: manual training classes…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Change, Experiential Learning, Industrial Education
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Thyssen, Geert; Herman, Frederik – History of Education, 2019
This paper explores 'articulations' or 're-turnings' of ill-/health and energy/fatigue in education, re/configuring bodies and minds as 'body_minds'. The Luxembourg vocational school "Institut Émile Metz" (IEM) thereby serves as a starting point. This institute is analysed 'diffractively' through health education institutes as part of an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Schools, Health Education, Communicable Diseases
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Ryan, Ann Marie – History of Education, 2019
Social efficiency shaped much of public schooling in the United States during the early twentieth century. Simultaneously, Roman Catholic schools proliferated and became increasingly regulated by state departments of education. This led to increased influence of public education reform movements on Catholic schools. This article examines the…
Descriptors: Catholics, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Genetics
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Hofmann, Michèle – History of Education, 2019
This paper focuses on nineteenth-century theories according to which intellectual disabilities find expression in physical impairment. Such theories became widespread in Switzerland due to the growing interest in a condition then called 'cretinism' -- a specific form of 'idiocy' in the course of which mental and physical disintegration went hand…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Disability Identification, Classification
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Exalto, John – History of Education, 2019
Around 1900, interest in adolescence as a separate and crucial phase in human development increased among psychologists, educators and youth workers in the western world. This paper reviews the relation between adolescence and sexuality in the early twentieth century from a Dutch perspective. In the 1920s pedagogues started to study adolescence.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Hygiene, Sex Education
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Rothmüller, Barbara – History of Education, 2019
Comprehensive approaches to sex education emphasise an integration of the mind and the body via emotions. Drawing on the historiographical shift towards the study of emotions, this paper explores cognitive, bodily and emotional dimensions of sexuality education and social relations. By analysing the institutionalisation of sex education in…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Human Body, Emotional Response
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Novella, Enric – History of Education, 2019
This brief comment is intended to provide some remarks on the possibility of placing the particular entanglements of 'bodies and minds' presented in this special issue of "History of Education" in a broader theoretical and interpretative framework resorting to Michel Foucault's concept of governmentality. In my opinion, this analytical…
Descriptors: Human Body, Cognitive Processes, Holistic Approach, Educational History
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Hutt, Ethan L. – History of Education, 2019
This article identifies and explores three major themes evident in the scholarship seeking to re-examine and re-think historical understandings of the mind/body debate in education. The first concerns the expansiveness and flexibility of beliefs about the relationship between body and mind. Though often rooted in scientific findings or religious…
Descriptors: Human Body, Cognitive Processes, Holistic Approach, Educational Theories
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Battiston, Simone; Grossutti, Javier P. – History of Education, 2019
This paper examines the early history of the Friuli Mosaic School (FMS), an Italian arts and crafts school specialising in mosaic and terrazzo. The history of the FMS opens up a rare window into an often-overlooked field in the history of education: arts and crafts schools in Fascist Italy (1922-1943). Then, the FMS excelled in mosaic education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handicrafts, Art Education, Authoritarianism
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Clements, Charlotte – History of Education, 2019
This article examines tensions and developments in youth work following the Albemarle Report in 1960, which sought to revive the flagging youth service. It uses oral history interviews with former youth workers and club members in London and Liverpool, archival research looking at the documents of voluntary youth clubs and associations in London…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth Clubs, Voluntary Agencies, Educational History
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Fisher, Roy – History of Education, 2019
This paper considers gender and social class in relation to teacher education through an episodic study of the development of adult educational institutions in Huddersfield. It briefly discusses nineteenth-century mechanics' institutes in the town before moving to a consideration of school teacher training college students in the twentieth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Teacher Education, Adult Education
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Moed, Kamal Hasan – History of Education, 2019
British rule over Palestine between 1920 and 1948 was a vibrant and fateful period in the modern history of the country in all arenas (political, economic, societal, demographic and cultural), one of the most active of which in Palestinian society at the time was education. Many Palestinian educators assumed their role as freedom fighters, agents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Arabs, Jews
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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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