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Wojdon, Joanna – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
Marian Falski's "Reading Primer" (Elementarz) was the first textbook to be published in Warsaw in 1945 by the newly established State School Publishing House (Panstwowe Zaklady Wydawnictw Szkolnych). It was officially approved by the Ministry of Education and by the Censorship Office, but nevertheless had an interim character, unlike…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Educational History, War, Trauma
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Sioki, Niki – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
In contrast to the countries of Western Europe, the end of the Second World War did not bring political restoration, economic recovery, or the emergence of a new social order to Greece. Subscribing to the view that the material form of books and their typography convey meaning, this article presents a comparative study of the design and production…
Descriptors: Textbooks, War, Social Change, Economic Development
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Leitner-Stojanov, Darko – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
This article examines the textual and visual content of the first postwar primer in socialist Yugoslav Macedonia in order to understand the messages that it contains relating to techniques of militarization. After outlining the historical context in which this primer was developed, with reference to teachers' memories and archival sources, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Armed Forces, War, World History
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Stürmer, Verena – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
The ban on almost all previously approved textbooks in occupied Germany in 1945 brought about a turning point in the history of reading primers in this country. This article examines the requirements that textbooks had to fulfill in order to be approved by the authorities of the various occupation zones. In spite of differing sociopolitical and…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Teaching Methods, Social Systems, Foreign Countries
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Szakács-Behling, Simona; Rusu, Mihal Stelian – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
Drawing on a sample of children's reading primers published between 1938 and 1953 in Romania, this article explores ways in which both the monarchic and the communist regimes used primary education to fashion political subjects before, during, and after the Second World War. Theoretically grounded in a sociological approach and empirically…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Political Attitudes, Reading Instruction, Textbooks
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Bezrogov, Vitaly; Caroli, Dorena – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
What changes did the content, structure, and production of Russian primers published in the Soviet Union undergo between 1941 and 1948--that is, during the Second World War and its aftermath? This article answers this question by analyzing language, content, iconography, and the printing process. The first section addresses key characteristics of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Textbooks, Textbook Content
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Brown, Eleanor; Reed, Beatrice Szczepek; Ross, Alistair; Davies, Ian; Bengsch, Géraldine – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
This article is based on an analysis of the treatment of the European Union in a sample of textbooks from Germany and England. Following contextual remarks about civic education (politische Bildung) in Germany and citizenship education in England and a review of young people's views, we demonstrate that textbooks in Germany and in England largely…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Civics, Citizenship Education
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Zimmermann, Julian; Happes, Julian; Bergis, Nadja – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
The progressive digitization of society is irreversibly changing education. Specialists in teaching methodologies are having to address questions raised by the digital revolution in schools and develop appropriate training for teachers. This article responds to this revolution by proposing that smartphones be used to support digital teaching and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Telecommunications, Learning Processes
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Weintraub, Roy – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
In recent decades, the impact of postmodern approaches to history teaching has triggered an extensive worldwide debate that accommodates diverse and contrasting voices. This article examines how the education system of Religious Zionism, one of the most important ideological movements in Israel, copes with this issue. This inquiry, which is based…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Postmodernism, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Zulkifli – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
In addition to offering insight into the discipline of sociology, sociology of education textbooks constitute a major source of sociological knowledge. This article examines the scholarly content of Indonesian sociology of education textbooks by focusing on the degree of commonality between their core content and sources, and between their core…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Sociology, Textbook Content, Scholarship
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Berding, Florian; Lau, Ilka – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
Epistemic beliefs are individuals' beliefs about knowledge and knowing. Research assumes that epistemic messages embedded in learning materials shape learners' beliefs. In order to provide information about these epistemic messages, this article analyzes 4,169 accounting exercises and 1,265 marketing exercises found in training textbooks for…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Epistemology, Beliefs, Accounting
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Ide, Tobias; Alwan, Abdulkhaleq; Bader, Khalil; Dougui, Noureddine; Husseini, Maysoun; Imad, Elarbi; Marzouk, Farouk Gaafar Abdel Hakim; Moustafa, Amany M. Taha; Spielhaus, Riem – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
This article analyzes the geopolitical imaginations promoted via environmental education in the school textbooks of five states in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. In doing so, it builds bridges between critical studies of education and political ecology. It shows that, when addressing environmental problems, the textbooks examined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Textbooks, Politics
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Binnenkade, Alexandra – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
French history textbooks occupy a pivotal position in the colonial fracture. They impart difficult knowledge about the Algerian War of Independence, knowledge that impacts the relationships between the communities of memory in France today. Textbook analysis has focused on their verbal content and, recently, in the work of Jo McCormack, on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, War, Violence
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Chiappe, Andrés – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
The world is fast becoming increasingly digital, networked, and mobile. The use of mobile devices is a growing educational trend and determines how knowledge is taught and used when teaching and learning. This article presents the results of a comparative analysis of web and mobile educational content, which focuses on instructional issues that…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices, Educational Media, Comparative Analysis
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González-Delgado, Mariano; Ferraz-Lorenzo, Manuel – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
This article explains the approach to mass consumption developed in social studies textbooks in the early years of the transition to democracy in Spain. It begins by examining the way in which school textbooks represented consumer society and mass media in the late 1970s. This is followed by an in-depth explanation of the reasons that led the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Social Studies, Consumer Economics
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