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Hofstetter, Rita; Fontaine, Alexandre; Huitric, Solenn; Picard, Emmanuelle – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Inaugurated in 2013, this collective research programme aims to construct an international mapping of the history of education that accounts for recent developments in the field. Our goal is to create a current and retrospective assessment of the discipline's institutional grounding and of the knowledge produced by its practitioners,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Intellectual Disciplines, Concept Mapping, Educational Development
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Hofstetter, Rita; Schneuwly, Bernard – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
The debate on knowledge in New Education is generally dominated by two opposed Anglo-Saxon positions held by Dewey and Thorndike. This paper presents another line of division. Claparede and Vygotsky, two representative European figures of New Education are both scientists constructing a theory of psychological functioning, and heavily engaged in…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Educational Philosophy, Teacher Education
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Hofstetter, Rita; Schneuwly, Bernard – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
In the first decades of the twentieth century, it was the turn of the reformist movements themselves to become institutionalised to make their voices better heard, to test their theories, to promote their pedagogic doctrines: through editorial vehicles, social and scientific events, associative networks and movements. Beyond this diversity there…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Change, Historians, Progressive Education
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Hofstetter, Rita – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2004
This article is aimed at understanding some mechanisms implied in the construction of educational sciences as a disciplinary field in interaction with other social fields. Its object is the Genevan "Institut des sciences de l'education" from 1912 to 1948. This institution is analyzed from two main points of view: the foundation and…
Descriptors: Sciences, Psychology, Educational Change, Foreign Countries