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Garte, Rebecca – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
This paper provides a historical analysis of the past century of progressive education, within the general socio-political context of schooling within the US. The purpose of this review is to create a social, historical and philosophical context for understanding the current narrative of progressive education that exists in educational policy…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational History, Educational Practices, Philosophy
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Lindquist, Cynthia – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
As a country seeking admission to the European Union, this paper explores educational reforms in Turkey that enhance its possible entry into the European Union and changes still needed for it to be an equal partner. An overview of the school system in Turkey is provided including information on teacher training and preparation, special education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Preservice Teacher Education, Special Education
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Olatunji, Michael Olalekan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
A comprehensive Assessment is indispensable for effective guidance, appropriate placement of students and relevant educational development. This paper attempts an examination of issues concerning the affective domain of assessment as an integral part of general assessment and draws out the implications of these issues. The paper also discusses the…
Descriptors: Affective Measures, Educational Assessment, Learning, Taxonomy
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Harnisch, Delywn L.; Guetterman, Timothy C.; Samofalova, Olga; Kussis, Yelena – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
As the last Soviet republic to become an independent nation, Kazakhstan has worked diligently to transform and develop its educational system including systemic changes related to decentralization, financing changes, and the shift to a credit system. A professional health sciences education workshop delivered in Kazakhstan exemplifies progressive…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Foreign Countries, Workshops, Social Change
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Gunnlaugson, Olen – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
This article examines Ronald Barnett's notion of an ontological turn in higher education as a language for framing the current existential demands and emerging learning needs of young adults. After presenting different interpretations of ontology, I make a case for how contemplative approaches can be applied to communication-based higher education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learning Processes, Leadership, Teaching Methods
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Suoranta, Juha; Moisio, Olli-Pekka – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
In this article, dedicated to the revolutionary educational work of Peter McLaren, we will deal with the question of practical teaching methods in higher education from the point of view of critical pedagogy. We argue that nowadays teaching and learning in educational and social sciences are too often meaningless from the point of view of critical…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning