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Açikgöz, Betül – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The late Ottoman education policy implemented curriculum reforms adding science courses reduced to school children level. The modern science was popularised by supplementing public education with the new courses. Textbooks with illustrations efficiently introduced children to European material improvements and icons of progress. Between the years…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Hulstaert, Karen – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
French has played a central role in Congolese education since its independence in 1960. Its dominant position at the postcolonial school is subject to controversy on the national and international level. However, the way that pupils themselves have experienced the role of French at school has not been researched so far. This paper investigates the…
Descriptors: French, Language Role, Educational History, Foreign Policy
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Yazici, Fatih; Yildirim, Tercan – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Nation-states needed various ideological apparatuses when they wanted to eliminate traditional loyalties to the pre-modern era and establish a new superordinate identity. As frequently emphasised in conceptual discussions, two elements among these ideological apparatuses come to the fore: historiography and education. While social values that…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Nationalism, Historiography, Foreign Countries
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Kestere, Iveta; Kalke, Baiba – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The ideal of the Soviet teacher can be revealed in Soviet mass media, but historians are challenged by the question "what was the actual reality"? Therefore, we addressed the reality of the Soviet school using two research questions: (1) What teacher image was cultivated by Soviet propaganda, and what did the average teacher actually…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Authoritarianism, Teachers, Educational History
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Papakosta, Konstantina – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
The reality of Greek education presents a dissension in relation to the global trends regarding the existence and use of a single textbook per school subject. This reality also influences the orientation of education research. Thus, the international trend to study how textbooks affect the uptake of knowledge by the student, which is followed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, History Instruction, Compulsory Education
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Dove, Jane – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
Children in Georgian and Victorian times were expected to be familiar with the geography of England and Wales. This study analyses some of the resources then available which taught children this information. John Aikin's "England Delineated" is evaluated as a geographical text and then compared with less formal games and puzzles, then on…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Brosnan, AnneMarie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
During the American Civil War and Reconstruction era, 1861-1876, formerly enslaved men and women demanded access to education. Aided by northern white missionaries, free blacks and some southern whites, freed men and women throughout the American South built schoolhouses, hired teachers and purchased textbooks. Some of these textbooks were…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Textbook Content, African Americans, Whites
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Szórádová, Eva – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
The present study deals with the content-related and thematic, as well as visual and semantic, contexts in which musical motifs, and words and notions with a musical meaning, are placed in the "Orbis sensualium pictus" textbook of John Amos Comenius. They can be found in several places in the textbook in both its textual and pictorial…
Descriptors: Music, Textbooks, Educational History, Textbook Content
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Åkerlund, Andreas – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This article analyses the teaching of Swedish language lecturers active in Germany during the first half of the twentieth century. It shows the centrality of literature and literary constructions and analyses images of Swedishness and the Swedish nation present in the teaching material of that time in relation to the national image present in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Textbooks, Transfer of Training
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Bakker, Nelleke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article discusses the transition from philosophy to psychology as the main source of inspiration for education during the mid-twentieth century in the Netherlands, situated between Germany in the east and the English-speaking world in the west. Claims have been made that educational theory in the Netherlands was dominated by German philosophy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Psychology, Educational Philosophy
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Evertsson, Jakob – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article considers the emergence of classroom wall charts as a teaching technology in Swedish elementary schools in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, using Biblical history teaching as an example. There has been some work done internationally on wall charts as an instructional technology, but few studies have looked at their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Aids, Teaching Methods, Biblical Literature
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Tadmor-Shimony, Tali – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This paper discusses the attempts of Israeli education, in a similar fashion to other national educational systems, to shape a territorial identity for the pupils of the new State. The Israeli school used a variety of educational means to shape a person who would be modelled on his new birthplace's landscape, including the use of textbooks,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Jews, Foreign Countries, Hidden Curriculum
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Halvorsen, Anne-Lise; Mirel, Jeffrey E. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
In the World War II era, many United States educators recognised that the claims of racial superiority underlying German anti-Semitism and Japanese imperialism challenged the fundamental democratic idea of human equality that is the bedrock of US political ideals. At the same time, these educators realised the importance of national social…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Race, War, Multicultural Education
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Scholliers, Peter – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This paper addresses the question of dissemination of nutritional knowledge in textbooks of household schools between 1890 and 1940. It starts by considering the nature of food recommendations in manuals that are used in Belgian household schools, and then deals with the sources that are referred to by those who give food advice, comparing the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Food, Eating Habits
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Macnab, Natasha; Grosvenor, Ian; Myers, Kevin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Over the past two decades there has been a growing interest in the exploration of "transnational history". This work has focused in general on understanding the "movement, ebb and circulation" of ideas across borders and in particular on the introduction, transmission, reception and appropriation of ideas through the process of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, Global Approach, Research Methodology
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