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Riedler, Martina – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
In this self-reflective auto-ethnographic research, the author shares her experiences of introspection, change and professional growth as an art educator in an international context. Auto-ethnography is an approach to qualitative inquiry in which the researcher employs self-reflection to explore her personal experiences and connect these…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Teachers, Ethnography, Teaching Methods
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Magill, Kevin; Rodriguez, Arturo – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2015
In this paper we examine challenges faced by students of color in an intervention program [Opportunity] in a socially stratified community on California's Central Coast. The purpose of this paper is to name and discuss the problems students face: lack of support from the teaching community, the school staff and the administration of the parent…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Intervention, Social Stratification, Teacher Attitudes
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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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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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Porfilio, Brad J.; Gorlewski, Julie A. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
This essay details the pedagogical and cultural work of two youth-led organizations situated in Canada--Beat Nation and 411 Initiative for Change. Through the narratives generated by interviews with several of the organizations' artists and founders, the organizations' pedagogical work generated in cyberspace, and through artists' music,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art, Music, Culture
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Smith, Ann Marie; Lennon, Sean – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2011
This qualitative study explores pre-service teachers' perceptions of teaching critical literacy through discussions of controversial issues. Personality questionnaires were given to six classes of pre-student teachers over three semesters in order to gauge interest in teaching methods that incorporate inquiry learning and critical literacy. The…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Teaching Methods, Qualitative Research
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Caroll, Kevin S. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2008
This paper uses mixed methods to document how a new charter school's curriculum facilitates in the development of a learning community. The study highlights diverse curricular practices that often do not take place in traditional public schools. The school's philosophy and curriculum, which is based in social justice, provides a unique environment…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Charter Schools, Critical Theory, Multitrait Multimethod Techniques
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Engle, Randall K. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2008
In this paper the author examines the relationships between the educational technology movement, the computer industry, the administration's education policies, and the Inquisition. Examples of ways in which information is manipulated, distorted, and denied public scrutiny are discussed. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Deception, Postmodernism
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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
Mehra, Bharat; Bishop, Ann P. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
This paper draws upon a case study of library and information science (LIS) international doctoral students in the United States and documents their perspectives to identify ways to further internationalization. Internationalization is defined as incorporating non-US issues and elements into LIS education. The study explores internationalization…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Information Science, Information Science Education, Student Attitudes
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Dahlstrom, Lars – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
The present reconfiguration of education by neo-liberal forces worldwide is taken as a basis for this essay. Drawing on examples of how this reconfiguration operates on national arenas through decisive and dishonest discourses of commoditisation and privatisation, management and efficiency, education for all and student-centred education, the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Educational Change
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Tessema, Kedir Assefa – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
In this paper, the author argues that the pre-service secondary teacher education "paradigm shift" or "system overhaul" that has been implemented during the 2003-2005 time period in Ethiopia reflects the pursuit of pathways which the author refers to as a managerial approach. Grounded mainly on personal narratives of a key…
Descriptors: Action Research, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Personal Narratives
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Martin, Gregory – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
This article explores the collective works of Peter McLaren and his contribution to critical pedagogy within the field of education and beyond the academy. To understand how McLaren's work took a radical turn in the 1990s, the article traces the historical development of his praxis. In particular, McLaren's engagement with the postmodern Left and…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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