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Kalles, Susan; Ryan, Thomas G. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2015
Herein we identify and address promising practices, essential theories, and related cautions within service-learning. The argument that service-learning is an organized community service which is connected to curriculum in an effort to deepen learning around content was scrutinized and endorsed. We envisioned service-learning as more than a joint…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Postsecondary Education, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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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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Sutinen, Ari – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
This article comprises three parts: The author first outlines the principles of the social reconstructionist philosophy of education related to educational activity and social philosophy. After this, he describes the educational philosophy of George S. Counts, the most important developer of the social reconstructionist philosophy of education,…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Attitudes, Critical Theory, Teaching Methods
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Lynch, Matthew – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
Policies on social promotion and retention, although formulated to regulate academic success and failure in the field of K-12 education, have become burdensome and are now considered damaging to the public education system. The various stakeholders in education, including students, teachers, education policy makers, parents, and employers are all…
Descriptors: Social Promotion, Grade Repetition, Academic Achievement, Educational Policy
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Feinberg, Walter – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This paper examines the progressive understanding of art advanced by Albert Barnes, and asks how the educational vision for his large collection of art might be preserved as it has now moves from its location in the idyllic suburban setting in Merion, PA to the hustle and bustle of central Philadelphia. I submit that the vision will be endangered…
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Museums, Geographic Location, Change
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Boedicker, Leslie Kuhn – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
The need for progressive education is prevalent in one of the most underserved portions of the population: the adult developmentally disabled. Though John Dewey wrote little on the education of the disabled, his philosophy, and that of Mahatma Gandhi's, lend themselves to the further education of this unique segment of society. In this paper, I…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Developmental Disabilities, Educational Methods, Adults
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Mutch, Carol – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
In this article, progressive education in New Zealand is examined across three eras. The "revered past" (1870s-1960s) focuses the influence of progressive ideas on the early childhood movement from the establishment of the first kindergarten in 1889 and on the schooling sector from the 1930s to the 1960s. The "contested…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Early Childhood Education
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Kopaliani, Bella; Harnisch, Delwyn L.; Doliashvili, Nana; Guetterman, Timothy C. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
Despite differences among progressive educators, they share the conviction that democracy means active participation by all citizens in the social, political, and economic decisions of their countries. The aim of this paper is to explore how Georgia is meeting goals and perspectives of progressive education by widely implementing civic education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education
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Adler, Susan Matoba; Iorio, Jeanne Marie – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This article describes how an Early Childhood Teacher Education program in Hawaii builds upon a history of progressivism in the field of early education in the U.S. to encourage students to become critical thinkers and agents of change. Reflecting through the historical lenses of educators such as Jane Addams, Patty Smith Hill and Lucy Sprague…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Education, Critical Thinking
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Zulfikar, Teuku – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
Many Indonesian scholars (Azra, 2002; Darmaningtyas, 2004; Yunus, 2004), have attempted to bring progressive education to their country. They believe that progressive practices such as critical thinking, critical dialogue and child-centered instruction will help students learn better. However, this implementation is resisted because of cultural…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Critical Thinking
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Evans, Penny; Irish, Sharon – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
"Structures of Participation" concerns a recent media arts project, the University of Local Knowledge (ULK). ULK is simultaneously a critique of established academic institutions and disciplines and a system for self-organized learning among the residents of Knowle West, an area of south Bristol (UK). Beginning in 2009, the Knowle West…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Media, Video Technology, Knowledge Level
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Edwards, Laura A.; Greenwalt, Kyle A. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This paper explores what might be seen as a paradox at the heart of the current push to "globalize" education: at a moment when administrators, especially in higher education, are seeking to globalize their programs (often for reasons having to do with increasing international competition and decreasing funding for education), global…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Social Change, Competition, Global Approach
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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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Lynch, Matthew – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
This article examines three interlinked problems facing public schools today: how to recruit, retain, and pay our teachers. The article begins with an overview of the current situation in the United States, paying particular attention to schools in areas where minorities are the majority. It goes on to examine some of the causes of teacher…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Teacher Persistence, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Recruitment
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Wood, Jason – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
Education for active citizenship has been a key development in social policy over the past two decades, leading to a number of initiatives that have sought to strengthen political, social and moral literacy. This paper briefly reviews the UK policy context by situating this within communitarian definitions of citizenship. Despite the growth of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Educational Policy
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