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Freeman, Mark – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
This article -- the first part of a two-part contribution -- considers the current and past state of research on the history of adult education in Britain. Although there has been a broadening of interest among historians of adult education, the field remains to an extent in the shadow of the "Great Tradition" of liberal education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Historiography, Working Class
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Harford, Judith – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
Through the lens of nineteenth-century Irish society and through an interrogation of the diaries of one of the first women professors appointed to the National University of Ireland, this article traces the entry of women into the professoriate in Ireland. The aim of the paper is to extend the map of the international research agenda which speaks…
Descriptors: Historiography, Women Faculty, Educational History, Historians
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Vinovskis, Maris A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Early American historians provided the public and policy-makers with information about US history that provided both entertainment and policy suggestions. As American historians became more professionalised in the early twentieth century, they concentrated more on their own scholarly concerns and less on policy-relevant writings. In recent…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational History, United States History, Historians
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Aldrich, Richard – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Following a short introduction this article is divided into three main sections. The first provides definitions and brief histories of the nature-nurture debate and of neuroscience. The second section shows how in recent decades neuroscientific research has impacted on the debate with particular reference to our understanding of human intelligence…
Descriptors: Historians, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Kestere, Iveta – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This study on a "new" history of education is written from the perspective of a participant in the process of discarding Soviet intellectual and physical boundaries. The fall of the Berlin Wall has, over the past two decades, become a continuous process in post-Soviet societies, when the now liberated historians of education were faced…
Descriptors: Educational History, Social Systems, Social Change, Foreign Countries
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Bagchi, Barnita – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article examines contestations and recent trend-setting approaches in the historiography of education in India in the post-1800 period. British colonialism created a huge rupture in South Asian society as regards the provision of education. Historians of education have asked what sorts of indigenous educational institutions and methods were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Trend Analysis, Historiography
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Wils, Kaat; Verschaffel, Tom – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The public debates on history education that occurred in many countries over the past decades have given rise to the idea that people live in an age of "history wars". While these wars are primarily fought on a national level, they are increasingly looked at as a global phenomenon. In most cases, they are the expression of tensions between the…
Descriptors: Historians, History Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Educational History
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Meirlaen, Matthias – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
This article investigates the role of the recent revolutionary past in post-Napoleonic history education in the Southern Netherlands. From 1794 until 1815 the Southern Netherlands had been incorporated into the French revolutionary state and the Napoleonic Empire, respectively. Often, the experience of the revolution is associated with the birth…
Descriptors: Conflict, Foreign Countries, Historians, History Instruction
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McCormack, Christopher – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The spectacular growth and equally spectacular decline of the eighteenth-century charity school movement prompts this examination of the contribution made by the movement to nineteenth-century schooling--particularly superior or secondary schooling. Educational historians have argued that the movement was a failure. This paper argues that only in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boarding Schools, Social Change, Hospitals
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Burke, Catherine; Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
In recent years sensory history has emerged as a research topic of growing interest to historians and has been accompanied by a call to incorporate the senses into our understanding of the past. Under modernity, social direction and control were built into the infrastructure of modern life as specialist institutions emerged and multiplied in the…
Descriptors: Hearing (Physiology), Listening, Educational Environment, Children
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Ferrer, Alejandro Tiana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
The history of popular education is a long-standing field of research. Its beginnings trace back at least to the mid-twentieth century and it maintains its attractiveness for many researchers, both historians and educators. But, using the same label, quite different lines of research have been developed. They correspond to different ideas about…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Historians, Womens Education, Educational History
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Ryan, Ann Marie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
Historians have documented the dramatic battle over the mass introduction of IQ testing waged by Chicago's unionised teachers in 1924 against Superintendent McAndrew and the Chicago Board of Education. The efforts of Chicago's mid-level district administrators and their work with principals and teachers to address the real and perceived…
Descriptors: Testing, Intelligence Tests, Educational Change, Historians
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Pimenta, Joao Paulo G. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This contribution analyses recent historiographical tendencies in research in the field of education at the time of the political emancipation of the former Spanish and Portuguese colonies in Latin America. The article briefly presents the complex educational scene in Latin America on the eve of the movements for independence. Due to the…
Descriptors: Historiography, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Historians
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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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Goodman, Joyce; McCulloch, Gary; Richardson, William – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This article presents a collection of work that grew out of an international symposium sponsored by the History of Education Society UK and held in Hamburg in 2007. The symposium aimed to contribute to understandings of different approaches to researching the extent to which education has contributed historically to social change in respect of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Educational History, Foreign Policy
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