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Davari, Hossein; Aghagolzadeh, Ferdows; Golfam, Arsalan; Kambuziya, Aliyeh Kord Zafaranlu – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
The worldwide spread of English, especially through the tenets and assumptions of the mainstream English language teaching (ELT) has had ideological, socio-cultural and political implications in the field of education. Reviewing these tenets and assumptions, this paper attempts to reveal this growing industry through publicizing the spread of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Critical Theory
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Davis, Dannielle Joy – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
No Child Left Behind illustrates policy that stifles pedagogy and the effective training of a global workforce. In an effort to enhance the educational outcomes of students, critical pedagogy and Gardner's Five Minds for the Future are presented as tools for the cultivation of a more innovative workforce. The pedagogical strategies and…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Global Education, Global Approach, Critical Theory
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Shahjahan, Riyad Ahmed – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2008
While much has been written on teaching equity and social justice issues in the higher education classroom from a faculty perspective, there exists scant literature on these issues from the perspective of graduate Teaching Assistants (TAs). In this paper, a TA of a research intensive university, using a variety of sources of evidence, analyzes his…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Assistants, Social Justice, Teaching Experience
Eryaman, Mustafa Yunus – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
The author situates this paper within ongoing debates in related areas such as reflective practice, critical pedagogy, practical wisdom and critical theory. First, the author identifies some of the problems in the present notions of reflective teaching and progressive teacher education. The analyzes and compares the traditional-technical and…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Reflective Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education
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Shaughnessy, Michael F. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
Some of the wide range of thoughtful topics discussed in this interview with Peter McLaren include: (1) The top five points that McLaren tried to make in his book, "Capitalists and Conquerors: A Critical Pedagogy Against Empire"; (2) McLaren's thoughts on what he thinks the George Bush legend will be; (3) What led McLaren to ask,…
Descriptors: Interviews, Critical Theory, World Views, Presidents
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Gabbard, David – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
In this article David Gabbard describes his first meeting with McLaren and his wife in 1989. Gabbard notes that although he had read some of McLaren's work, particularly some of his early collaborations with Henry Giroux, who had helped bring McLaren to Miami from Canada, no amount of reading, could have prepared him for meeting McLaren…
Descriptors: Reflection, Authors, Democracy, Role of Education
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Leong, Jane – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2005
This study explores the primacy of developing a critical pedagogy appropriate for art museum education, with particular reference to the curriculum in the Singapore Art Museum (SAM). To create conditions for a pedagogy which is meaningful to the experience of visitors, the art museum curriculum needs to empower visitors to construct and reflect…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Visual Arts, Foreign Countries