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Hargreaves, Eleanore; Elhawary, Dalia; Mahgoub, Mohamed – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
This paper draws on the views of nearly 400 Year 5 pupils across nine classes in three government primary schools in Alexandria, Egypt. It explores how they perceived the role of affect in their classroom; and their teachers' authority. By presenting pupils with sentences to complete, our research explored how the prevailing traditional approach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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Mirhosseini, Seyyed-Abdolhamid – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
The relatively limited consideration of ideology in mainstream theory and research of English language teaching (ELT) has arguably prevented the problematization of many taken-for-granted perceptions and practices in the field. This article brings part of this marginalised body of scholarship on issues of ideology in the area of ELT together to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational Theories
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Oljans, Emma; Elmståhl, Helena; Mattsson Sydner, Ylva; Hjälmeskog, Karin – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
Food and health have long had dominant position within the subject of Home Economics (HE) in Sweden. However, what constitutes a proper diet, and how it is associated with a healthy lifestyle changes over time. In this article, a discourse analytic approach combined with a didactic perspective are used as the theoretical frame. The aim is to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Food, Nutrition, Well Being
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Hadar, Linor L.; Hotam, Yotam; Kizel, Arie – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
This paper provides insights into the pedagogy in practice of non-mainstream education through a qualitative case study of an alternative school in the context of the Israeli school system. The school's alternative agenda is based on being isolated from mainstream education. We explore the negotiations between the school's pedagogy and mainstream…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Nontraditional Education, Teaching Methods, Standards
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Barrett, Tyler; Trosky, Abram; Tawadrous, Adel – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
This paper considers the impact of global and national political polarisation on perspectives of instructors and learners in Arabic classrooms at Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) in the United States with particular interest in understanding cultural conflicts that occur between instructors and learners. Instructors and…
Descriptors: Culture Conflict, Cultural Differences, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Carniel, Jessica – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
Using the controversial image of Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi as its provocation, this paper reflects upon the ethics of images used in teaching in a time of high-volume image circulation via social media, as well as a time when debates about content and trigger warnings are starting to gain more traction in the Australian tertiary sector. It…
Descriptors: Ethics, Imagery, Prosocial Behavior, Educational Theories
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Sarja, Anneli; Nyman, Tarja; Ito, Harumi; Jaatinen, Riitta – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
The social basis of a teaching profession is created through behavioural and cultural patterns, specific artefacts, and their connection to certain institutional practices. The purpose of this study is to discover the conditions that structure the teaching profession in a cultural context and to find out what it is to be a foreign language (FL)…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Cross Cultural Studies
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Kiel, Ewald; Syring, Marcus; Weiss, Sabine – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
The large number of newly arrived individuals from other countries, particularly of young people, has had an enormous impact on the school system in Germany. The present study investigated requirements for successful intercultural school development. The study used investigative group discussions, where the groups were composed of teachers and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Educators, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research
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Tavil, Zekiye Müge; Güngör, Müzeyyen Nazli – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
This paper reports a mixed methods study which aimed to improve Turkish pre-service English language teachers' competences and qualifications during their teaching practice experience (the practicum). The analysis of qualitative and quantitative data was framed by a sociocultural perspective focused around individual, cultural, and social factors…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Preservice Teachers, Practicums, Teacher Education
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Allard, Andrea C.; Doecke, Brenton – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
This article examines how early career teachers, participants in a research project, make sense of their experiences through storytelling. The teachers' stories provide a significant counterpoint to the way standards-based reforms construct their professional development, prompting us as teacher educators to think again about what it means for our…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teaching Experience, Story Telling, Personal Narratives
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Srinivasan, Prasanna – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
Educators are always reminded that the act of teaching and learning has to be purposeful and highly relevant to all individuals and groups within particular societies. However, societies are highly complex, and they are traversed by varied categorical groupings based on individual and group identities. Taylor contends that categorical identity…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Inclusion, Equal Education, Social Justice
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Schneider, Britta; Daddow, Angela A. – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
As higher education has shifted from an elite to an internationalised and massified system, we can no longer assume that students entering Western universities are familiar with the multiple literacy expectations of the university and professional worlds. Students are required to negotiate between different literacy practices, imbued with…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Curriculum Design, Teaching Methods
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Severinsson, Susanne – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
This article presents analyses of documents from special schools in Sweden for students in the care of social welfare who have been assessed with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The aim is to use actor-network theory to analyse how blame and critique are handled in individual educational plans, and how responsibilities are produced…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Risk, Conflict, Special Schools
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Nelson, Emily – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
Theorising power in student voice is contested terrain dominated by critical theory but challenged increasingly by post-structural approaches. Although critical approaches have suited the advocacy needed to establish student voice as worthy social justice work in this article I explore post-structural resources that more generatively account for…
Descriptors: Individual Power, Power Structure, Postmodernism, Ambiguity (Context)
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Rooney, Donna – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
Rather than being banal and uninteresting, Western women's public toilets may be seen as educational spaces. While prolific in number and usage, they have typically escaped research attention. This paper argues that the common inclusion of toilet texts in these places renders them not only interesting but also worthy of inclusion in accounts of…
Descriptors: Sanitary Facilities, Mass Instruction, Womens Education, Cultural Influences
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