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Griffiths, Joanne; Vidovich, Lesley; Chapman, Anne – Curriculum Journal, 2008
A key feature of recent curriculum reform in post-industrialised liberal economies has been the ascendancy of outcomes-based education policies. A 1995 review conducted in Western Australia (WA) recommended an outcomes-based approach, and in response, the Curriculum Framework (CF) was released in 1998. The same year, the WA State government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Outcome Based Education, Educational Policy
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Janssen, Diederik F. – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2006
This paper addresses the scarcity of research on depictions and layout in sex education materials. It is argued that pictures and layout can inform an analysis of social stratification based on visual access. This process of social organization is located using four theoretical models. However these models do not lend themselves to a close reading…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Models, Social Stratification, Social Organizations
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Peters, Michael – Journal of Education Policy, 2003
Argues for "post-structural Marxism" as the pedagogical practice of reading and rereading Marx in a critical manner. Briefly discusses the concept of the social in the post-modern condition before reviewing relations between post-structuralism and Marxism. Provides an account of Deleuze's Marxism, using it to analyze education as a form…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Elementary Secondary Education, Knowledge Representation
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Trifonas, Peter Pericles – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2009
In recent decades, proponents of naturalistic and/or critical modes of inquiry advocating the use of ethnographic techniques for the narrative-based study of phenomena within pedagogical contexts have challenged the central methodological paradigm of educational research: that is, the tendency among its practitioners to adhere to quantitative…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Models, Research Methodology, Epistemology
Hadad, Shira – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This dissertation offers a study of proper names and naming as a conceptual and thematic anchor in the work of S.Y. Agnon. Proper names, I argue, constitute an underexplored and highly fruitful prism through which to read literature, and specifically Agnon's fiction. My study consists of a series of readings in several of Agnon's major…
Descriptors: Literature, Fiction, Naming, Linguistic Theory
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Knijnik, Gelsa – Adults Learning Mathematics, 2007
The paper analyzes adult mathematics education from a cultural perspective. Specifically, its purpose is to broaden our comprehension about this field of knowledge using as a theoretical tool-box an Ethnomathematics perspective founded on post-modern thought, post-structuralism theorizations and Wittgenstein's work developed in his book…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Cultural Influences, Adult Education, Foreign Countries
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Campbell, Roald F. – Administrator's Notebook, 1977
Briefly examines the contributions of scholars to four views of administration--industrial management, human relations, structuralism, and open systems. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Administration, Educational Administration, Theories
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Utaker, Arild – Linguistics, 1974
Discusses binary opposition as the concept is used in the structural phonology of Jakobson and in the structuralism of Greimas and Levi-Strauss. (CK)
Descriptors: Linguistic Theory, Phonemes, Phonology, Structural Linguistics
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Tompkins, Jane – College English, 1988
Asserts that post-structuralism cannot be applied to literary texts because to talk about applying post-structuralism assumes: (1) free-standing subjects; (2) free-standing objects of investigation; (3) free-standing methods; and (4) free-standing interpretation. (RAE)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Linguistic Theory, Literary Criticism, Reader Text Relationship
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Bronson, David B. – English Journal, 1984
Examines the implications of structuralism for reading and English instruction. Argues that, according to Structuralism, literature worth reading confronts readers with the gap between writing and thought and forces them to consider their own thinking and, in a larger sense, their own place within the culture. (MM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Awareness, English Instruction, Literary Criticism
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Broughton, John M. – Human Development, 1981
Piaget's theory is identified as a branch of structuralism concerned with the concept of truth, in distinction from French structuralism, which is focused on meaning. The two branches are compared and contrasted, and relations between logic and language are explored. Similarities and differences in the theories of Piaget, Levi-Strauss, and Chomsky…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Stages, Epistemology
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Lloyd, Annemaree; Somerville, Margaret – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to explore the contribution that an information literacy approach to the empirical study of workplace learning can make to how people understand and conceptualise workplace learning. Design/methodology/approach: Three cohorts of fire-fighters working in two regional locations in NSW, Australia were…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Constructivism (Learning), Information Sources, Learning
Piaget, Jean – 1970
Provided is an overview of the analytical method known as structuralism. The first chapter discusses the three key components of the concept of a structure: the view of a system as a whole instead of so many parts; the study of the transformations in the system; and the fact that these transformations never lead beyond the system but always…
Descriptors: Biology, Linguistics, Logic, Mathematics
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Greene, Ruth M. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1984
The author defines structuralism (a method for modeling and analyzing event systems in a space-time framework), traces its origins to the work of J. Piaget and M. Fourcault, and discusses its implications for learning. (CL)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Processes, Theories
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Hopkins, Mary Francis – Communication Monographs, 1977
Discusses the implications of structuralism by examining "Introduction to The Structural Analysis of Narrative", a contemporary writing by Roland Barthes. Explains Barthes' terms and concepts by using Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway character for an example. (MH)
Descriptors: Drama, Fiction, Higher Education, Linguistic Theory
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