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Purwanta, Hieronymus – History of Education, 2018
This study aimed to analyse the text and context of history textbooks that established Dutch colonialism as a determinant factor in the New Order era and later. Two research questions were postulated: (1) Why was the discourse of colonisation maintained in textbooks after the proclamation of independence in 1945? (2) How was the colonial discourse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Textbooks, History Instruction
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Kelly, Laura – History of Education, 2017
In recent years, there have been valuable studies of medical education that have highlighted the importance of shared educational activities and the changing image of the student. Less attention has been paid to how masculine ideals were passed on to students and how educational and extra-curricular spheres became sites for the maintenance of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, School Culture, Masculinity
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Açikgöz, Betül – History of Education, 2017
During the rapidly changing political atmosphere of the 1910s, the practice of sanctioning scholastic knowledge began to be implemented in the yearly selection of textbooks due to political contingencies. The study shows the procedures of approval and disapproval practised by the Grand Council of Education and the Copyright and Translation Office…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Textbooks, Textbook Selection
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Yousef, Hoda A. – History of Education, 2017
This article examines petitions submitted to the Egyptian state by students and parents over the span of a century. These sources reveal that Egyptians from across the economic spectrum were shifting their construction of schooling in response to changing political and educational policies and evolving conceptions of educational need. Over the…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Political Influences
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Freeman, Mark; Kirke, Alice – History of Education, 2017
This review considers the periodical literature on the history of education published in 2016. It discusses general long-term trends in the field, but focuses mainly on the key areas of research in 2016 itself. The review is divided into several sections: ancient, medieval and early modern history; schooling and education policy; the history of…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Trends
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Hultén, Magnus – History of Education, 2016
In research on the development of a nineteenth-century "science for the people", initiatives by scientists or people well-trained in science has been emphasised, while the writings, roles and initiatives of elementary teachers are normally just mentioned in passing. In this study the development of nineteenth-century elementary science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Science, Textbooks, Interprofessional Relationship
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Palmer, Amy – History of Education, 2016
This article analyses early years education policy in England from 1918 to 1972, applying the theoretical ideas of John Kingdon. Throughout this period, the educational needs of young children were a low political priority, but they did occasionally rise on the agenda. When the issue gained prominence, politicians considered two key policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nursery Schools, Educational Policy, Educational History
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Clarke, Marie – History of Education, 2016
A challenge for historians of education is to explain the ways in which the development of education has been a gendered process. The literature tends to focus on primary and secondary schools; the role played by religious orders; the experiences of female teachers; ideological influences on curriculum; and the preparation of young girls for their…
Descriptors: Females, Educational History, Educational Policy, Social Class
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Arce Hai, Alessandra; Simon, Frank; Depaepe, Marc – History of Education, 2016
In this article the authors attempt to understand and apprehend the dynamic transnational movement of the appropriation of Ovide Decroly's ideas and its "flight to Brazilian lands." They work with the assumption that Decroly's ideas, entangled in different levels, are articulating and interacting with the Brazilian cultural and…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Practices, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment
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Mahamud, Kira – History of Education, 2016
This paper aims to highlight the prominence and relevance attached by the Franco dictatorial regime to emotions and sentiments in primary education textbooks. The authors of school textbooks employed a singular writing style, which enabled them to permeate the regime's ideology within the primary education community and classroom. Overcoming the…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Textbooks, Authoritarianism, Psychological Patterns
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Aikins, Ross D. – History of Education, 2015
The increasing prevalence of so-called cognitive-enhancing drugs is well documented in American higher education. There has been little historical analysis, however, specifically exploring the role of postsecondary institutions in this evolving drug narrative. This paper traces substance use and research trends in American higher education over…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Public Policy, Incidence, Role
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Gardin, Matias; Barbu, Ragnhild; Rothmüller, Barbara – History of Education, 2015
By analysing teachers' journals in Luxembourg from 1892 to 1939, this paper argues that the teaching press played an active role in the promotion of Luxembourg's forthcoming cultural identification. Set amid the growing importance of their professionalisation and self-understanding, teachers became recognised as an essential force for the national…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Multilingualism
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Walsh, Brendan; Lalor, John – History of Education, 2015
This paper reviews the work of four early radical educators: the cultural nationalist Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), Asia's first Nobel Laureate; Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), Cambridge mathematician and philosopher; the Irish educationalist and insurgent Patrick Pearse (1879-1916) and Leonard Elmhirst (1893-1975), co-founder of Dartington Hall…
Descriptors: Dissent, Educational Change, Educational History, Politics of Education
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Parlevliet, Sanne – History of Education, 2014
Historical fiction is a powerful way of transmitting national history to later generations. It emerged in the nineteenth century as a means of building identity and fostering solidarity. This article investigates Dutch historical novels for children. First, it explores the relation between educational ideas and historical novels for children,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Novels, History, History Instruction
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McGregor, Heather E. – History of Education, 2014
For educational historians involved in the representation of Indigenous contexts and peoples, what is the relevance of ethnohistory as a discipline or methodology, and what is lost or gained in using it? This article reviews ethnohistorical literature, and brings it in conversation with literature by Indigenous scholars on research methodologies,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, History Instruction, Historians
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