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Giordano, Gerardo – Physics Teacher, 2015
Recently, I was tasked with the creation and execution of a new themed general education physics class called The Physics of Warfare. In the past, I had used the theme of a class, such as the physics of sports medicine, as a way to create homework and in-class activities, generate discussions, and provide an application to demonstrate that physics…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, College Science, Experiments
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Anati, Nisreen – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
This study explores the impact of the political uprisings in the Middle East, known as the Arab Spring, on Arabic YA literary books. It is based on a content analysis of the Etisalat Book Award's shortlisted entries for the period 2012-2016. It is argued that both children's and YA literature of the Arab World subsequently became more open about…
Descriptors: Arabs, Political Influences, Semitic Languages, Adolescent Literature
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Greer, G. H.; Blair, Lorrie – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2018
This study examines an archive of peer-reviewed articles in which physical, financial, and psychological harm were used metaphorically as source material to elaborate on more literal concerns about arts-based research. We examined the ways metaphoric language shapes our notions of arts-based research by asking: What social conditions are enabled…
Descriptors: Art, Research, Figurative Language, Academic Discourse
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Birtchnell, Thomas; Gibson, Chris – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2015
There is a growing body of work in geography and sociology on the impact of drones on warfare, surveillance and civil protest. This paper assesses the challenges of using drones for teaching human geography and spatial social sciences. Affordable and expensive drones are now available in the market place; however, there has been next to no…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Human Geography, Spatial Ability, Social Sciences
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Fung, Fun Man; Watts, Simon Francis – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
Drones, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), usually helicopters or airplanes, are commonly used for warfare, aerial surveillance, and recreation. In recent years, drones have become more accessible to the public as a platform for photography. In this report, we explore the use of drones as a new technological filming tool to enhance student learning…
Descriptors: Aviation Technology, Chemistry, Video Technology, Foreign Countries
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Schweisfurth, Michele – Comparative Education, 2014
This article imagines the comparative education community as a tribal grouping. Using traditional anthropological categories, it explores how tribal membership is established and the rites and rituals that bind the tribe; questions of kinship among the larger family groupings within the tribe; belief systems; questions of social stratification in…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Anthropology, Beliefs, Tribes
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Oyero, Olusola; Salawu, Abiodun – SAGE Open, 2018
The "African common position" during the Special Session of United Nations (UN) General Assembly on children was that "Today's investment in children is tomorrow's peace, stability, security, democracy and sustainable development." However, the African child remains the most neglected species in the continent as millions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Media, Mass Media Role, Children
Spolsky, Bernard – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2018
In studying language policy, it is not enough to look at central government management, but also at the influence of managers at levels ranging from the family to international organizations. Actual cases reveal that there are also non-linguistic forces such as demography, war, civil strife, and economic breakdowns which have major effects. This…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Foreign Policy, Foreign Countries, Land Settlement
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Simatele, Munacinga – Education as Change, 2018
Microaggression is defined as subtle and often unconscious or automatic actions or statements made towards a discriminated group. It causes distress, anxiety and isolation. Microaggression can often lead to demoralisation and a feeling that one is in a constant psychological warfare. It is also ubiquitous in nature. This paper is a reflection on…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Aggression, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology)
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Cobern, William W.; Loving, Cathleen C.; Davis, Edward B.; Terpstra, Jeff – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2013
Since its origination in the late nineteenth century, the warfare metaphor has been used to characterize the relationship between science and religion, especially orthodox Christianity. Though thoroughly discredited by historians of science, the ideological descendants of Thomas Huxley, who spoke of science in quasi-religious terms, have kept the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, War, Figurative Language
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Clark, Penney; Knights, Wayne – History of Education, 2013
Educational publishing sits at the intersection of industry, culture and education. Pedagogical aims must be balanced with the need for publishers to make a profit, while also acknowledging Canadian national identity and culture. The events of central interest are related to the tensions between two publishers' associations in the wake of the…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Publishing Industry, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Lewis, Elizabeth; Khateri, Shahriar – Journal of Peace Education, 2015
Despite the limited number of peace museums around the world, there exists an essential role for existing peace museums to promote a culture of peace and peace education. The purpose of this article was to introduce the origins, rationale, scope and work of the Tehran Peace Museum in Iran. The concept of the museum is to facilitate peace education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Museums, Peace, War
Delaney, Douglas E., Ed.; Engen, Robert C., Ed.; Fitzpatrick, Meghan, Ed. – University of British Columbia Press, 2018
Common military education was the lifeblood of the armies, navies, and air forces of the British Empire. It permeated every aspect of the profession of arms and was an essential ingredient for success in both war and peace. Yet much military history overlooks external factors and influences such as education, which shape armed forces.…
Descriptors: Military Training, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy
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Seligman, Martin E. P.; Fowler, Raymond D. – American Psychologist, 2011
Psychology responded to the national needs in World War I and World War II and was itself transformed. National need calls a third time: unprecedented levels of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, suicide, and anxiety along with a need for a resilient Army capable of meeting the persistent warfare of the foreseeable future. As a large part…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Personnel Evaluation, Mental Health, War
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Kokebayeva, Gulzhaukhar; Smagulov, Kadyrzhan; Mussabalina, Gulnara – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This article attempts to address the issue of prisoners of war through the prism of international law. The object of research is the work of the Commission to investigate the Entente's complaints of violation of Hague Convention on Treatment of Prisoners of War by German authorities. After the armistice, the governments of the Entente sent notes…
Descriptors: War, Foreign Policy, International Law, Institutionalized Persons
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