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McCowan, Tristan – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2009
While it is clear that all educational undertakings consist of ends and means, the relationship between the two is far from straightforward. This article proposes a framework for understanding the relationship in the context of citizenship education. Qualitative research was undertaken of three educational initiatives in Brazil: the schools of the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Cognitive Mapping, Interviews
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Levin, Tamar; Nevo, Yael – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2009
This longitudinal case study of a single school examines changes in the educational beliefs of 10 elementary-school teachers who experienced a constructivist-based trans-disciplinary curriculum (CTC). After 3 years of experiencing a CTC, which emerges through theme-oriented and project-based learning, teachers' educational beliefs had changed to…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teacher Attitudes, Interdisciplinary Approach, Longitudinal Studies
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Simovska, Venka; Jensen, Bjarne Bruun – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2008
This study examines teachers' experiences with and opinions on a web-based, cross-cultural project. Students from the Czech Republic, Denmark, Macedonia, and Sweden used information and communication technology and international collaboration to explore the links among youth, culture, and the use of alcohol. The data was generated through…
Descriptors: Health Education, Student Participation, Foreign Countries, Online Courses