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Smith, Holly – Teaching in Higher Education, 2008
The author, a programme leader for a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCLTHE), hears a complaint from her colleagues that undergraduate students require "spoon-feeding". Accepting structuralism's argument that language does things, not just describe them, the author examines "spoon-feeding" in more depth.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Independent Study, Figurative Language, Teaching Experience
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Free, William J. – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 1974
Article evaluated the place of structuralism as a mode of literary criticism. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Artists, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation
Ebrahimi, Pouria – Online Submission, 2010
As a subfield of linguistics, phonetics and phonology have as their main axis the concern of articulation of sounds; that is, how human beings produce speech. Although dated back over 2000 years ago, modern contributions of scientists and scholars regarding phonetics and phonology have involved various fields of science and schools of thought such…
Descriptors: Phonetics, Physiology, Articulation (Speech), Interdisciplinary Approach
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Fardon, Jill; Schoeman, Sonja – South African Journal of Education, 2010
A feminist post-structuralist perspective offers an alternative paradigm for the study of gender bias in History texts. It focuses on multiple perspectives and open interpretation, opens up space for female voices of the past and present, and deconstructs realist historical narrative. Our aim in this article is to discuss feminist…
Descriptors: Feminism, Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Textbooks
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Durmuscelebi, Mustafa – Education, 2010
The aim of this study is to evaluate the new Turkish education program that has been being implemented since 2005 gradually in light of teacher suggestions. The study has been done in scanning model. In this study which has been conducted with the purpose of evaluating the newly prepared Turkish education programs, the program has been tried to be…
Descriptors: Teacher Surveys, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
Taylor, Mark; Callahan, Jamie L. – Online Submission, 2005
We compare different epistemological frameworks for the effective collection of creativity data. We suggest that researchers' epistemological approaches can significantly influence collection methods and subsequent outcomes. Classic sociological epistemological approaches--functionalism, interpretivism, radical humanism, and radical structuralism…
Descriptors: Creativity, Educational Research, Data Collection, Case Studies
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Donderi, Don C. – Psychological Bulletin, 2006
The idea of visual complexity, the history of its measurement, and its implications for behavior are reviewed, starting with structuralism and Gestalt psychology at the beginning of the 20th century and ending with visual complexity theory, perceptual learning theory, and neural circuit theory at the beginning of the 21st. Evidence is drawn from…
Descriptors: Visual Perception, Learning Theories, History, Brain
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Moore, Rob – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2006
In this article, the author presents his views on Mike Cole's and Heather Mendick's comments on his book titled "Education and Society: Issues and Explanations in the Sociology of Education." In his review, Cole stated that the author's critical realism is seen as an advance on Marxism, of which the author is dismissive. The author refutes that…
Descriptors: Realism, Political Attitudes, Feminism, Educational Sociology
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Nash, Roy – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2006
Can an explanation of the origins of social disparities in educational achievement be assisted by a critical examination of Bernstein's sociology? This central question is approached by a consideration of the status of Bernstein's socio-linguistic thesis. The focus is on the nature of the explanations provided. The paper asks: What is the…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Social Differences, Socialization, Sociolinguistics
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Otterstad, Ann Merete – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2007
Contemporary research processes might be identified as having neither a beginning nor an end. This article is written as an interruption in the ending of the author's doctoral processes. The project is to critically reflect and examine complexities involving who is at risk when methodology and theory argue for displacements that unpack…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Social Sciences, Epistemology, Story Reading
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Haas, W. – Journal of Linguistics, 1978
Surveys trends in linguistic thought over the past 50 years, with particular reference to structuralism and generative grammar. (AM)
Descriptors: Deep Structure, Generative Grammar, Grammar, Linguistic Theory
Weldhen, Margaret – Use of English, 1986
Discusses structuralism and liberal humanism and states that both are based upon moral and metaphysical positions. (DF)
Descriptors: Educational Theories, English, English Curriculum, English Instruction
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Usher, Robin; Edwards, Richard G. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2005
This article explores the ways in which framings drawn from post-structuralism can help to inform the understanding of guidance practices. In particular, it draws upon the later work of Foucault and Actor-Network Theory to question the centrality of the humanistic subject predominant within discourses of contemporary guidance and raise issues of…
Descriptors: Theories, Educational Counseling, School Counseling, Counseling Techniques
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Allen, Louisa – Gender and Education, 2008
Are young women and men's preferences for sexuality education content poles apart? This article explores gender differences in senior school students' suggestions for issues sexuality education should cover. Findings are analysed in relation to debate about mixed and single sex classrooms and boys' perceived disinterest in lessons. It is argued…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Gender Differences, Sex Education, Questionnaires
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Olssen, Mark – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2008
This article explores the affinities and parallels between Foucault's Nietzschean view of history and models of complexity developed in the physical sciences in the twentieth century. It claims that Foucault's rejection of structuralism and Marxism can be explained as a consequence of his own approach which posits a radical ontology whereby the…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Physical Sciences, Philosophy, Creativity
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