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Insulander, Eva; Lindstrand, Fredrik; Selander, Staffan – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
Multimedial and multimodal communication arouse interest in many fields of research today. By contrast, little attention is paid to multimodality in relation to designs for learning, especially in relation to representations of knowledge on an aggregated level. By analyzing three multimodal texts about the Middle Ages, including a textbook, a film…
Descriptors: Role, History, Instructional Design, Multimedia Materials
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Thorp, Robert – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
How do two Swedish secondary school teachers relate to and make sense of history via their experiences and educational media? This article seeks to gain knowledge about history education by analyzing two teachers' narratives of their personal experiences of the Cold War and classroom observations of the teachers in practice. The article finds that…
Descriptors: History, History Instruction, Educational Media, Foreign Countries
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Purwanta, Hieronymus – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
This study examines the year-to-year development of militaristic discourse in Indonesian secondary education history textbooks since 1975. Historical descriptions written since the fall of Soeharto's military regime and its replacement by a civilian government in 1998 tend to emphasize Indonesia's military history and pay little attention to its…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, History Instruction, Textbook Content, Textbook Research
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Delgado, Ander – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
In this article I explore the ways in which migrants from other parts of Spain to the Basque Country are portrayed in Basque social science textbooks published in the Basque Country between the end of Franco's dictatorship and the period of the transition to democracy. I elucidate the role attributed to immigrants, who were culturally and…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Democracy, Authoritarianism, Migrants
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Bru¨hwiler, Ingrid – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
This article examines public education and the establishment of the nation-state in the first half of the nineteenth century in Switzerland. Textbooks, governmental decisions, and reports are analyzed in order to better understand how citizenship is depicted in school textbooks and whether (federal) political changes affected the image of the…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Public Schools, Foreign Countries, Textbooks
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Vuka, Denis – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
This article examines the visual construction of the myth of the Albanian national leader in history textbooks. By applying visual social semiotics, it explores the function and usefulness of this myth during the critical years of Albania's self-isolation from 1978 to 1990. Depicted in recurring episodes that were decisive for the existence of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Misconceptions, History Instruction, Textbooks
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Makhortykh, Mykola – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
This article examines how digital media interact with collective memories and teaching practices by exploring a selection of Wikipedia articles that describe the capture of Lviv by the Germans on 30 June 1941. This event constitutes an important episode in the history of Ukraine and a complex case of violence that produced several controversies…
Descriptors: Web Sites, War, Teaching Methods, History Instruction
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Bianchini, Paolo; Morandini, Maria Cristina – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
Civic education has always been an ancillary subject in the Italian school system. Introduced at the end of the 1950s as a sort of appendage to the history programs, it has recently been subject to multiple reforms although little or nothing has changed in reality. The analysis of a sample of civic education textbooks in use in schools explains…
Descriptors: Civics, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Sulstarova, Enis – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
This article investigates the role of Islam in representations of the self and the other in the contemporary Albanian national discourse, on the basis of an analysis of history textbooks published in postcommunist Albania between 1990 and 2013, focusing specifcally on texts used in pre-university education. Even after the dissolution of the…
Descriptors: Islam, Textbooks, Content Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Angulo, Kira Mahamud; Hernández Laina, Yovana – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
In this article we analyze knowledge about economics conveyed via primary school textbooks published during the late Franco dictatorship and the years of transition to democracy in Spain. Starting from the premise that the process of political socialization and identity construction is based partly on economic factors, we examine the evolution of…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Garske, Lucas Frederik – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2017
Many scholars working on history education have stressed that, in order to "do history," a congruent relation between substantive and procedural knowledge is required. In response to this argument, this article emphasizes the need to consider pupils' relations to substantive knowledge. With reference to history textbooks currently used…
Descriptors: Educational Media, History Instruction, Foreign Countries, Thinking Skills
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Reichenberg, Monica – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2016
In educational systems without comprehensive systems for regulating textbooks, teachers can exert considerable influence on the use of textbooks. However, existing research has not yet identified the mechanisms of this use. Accordingly, the aim of this article is to examine and explain teachers' strategic use of textbooks. I administered a…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Textbooks, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries
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Gorter, Gerrit F.; Amsing, Hilda T. A.; Dekker, Jeroen J. H. – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2016
Essential Economics, the influential economics education textbook written by Arnold Heertje for use in Dutch secondary schools in the 1970s, was characterized by a previously unknown and internationally exceptional degree of abstraction. Its users justified this degree of abstraction by arguing that it fulfilled the needs of mental schooling (in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economics Education, Textbooks, Secondary Education
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Elmersjö, Henrik Åström – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2016
This article explores the discussions concerning history textbooks that occurred within the Swedish State Approval Scheme for Textbooks (Statens läroboksnämnd) from 1945 to 1983. By focusing on the negotiation of nationhood and the process of textbook approval as an arena for the renegotiation of ways in which history was taught in schools, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Textbooks, Textbook Content
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Bruch, Anne – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2016
This article examines a series of educational films and documentaries produced between 1948 and 1968 that document the activities of the Italian state. These films, which record the dedicated and arduous work of the Italian government and administration, had two functions. First, they informed students and the general public about the democratic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Films, Documentaries, Educational History
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