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Wojdon, Joanna – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
Marian Falski's "Reading Primer" (Elementarz) was the first textbook to be published in Warsaw in 1945 by the newly established State School Publishing House (Panstwowe Zaklady Wydawnictw Szkolnych). It was officially approved by the Ministry of Education and by the Censorship Office, but nevertheless had an interim character, unlike…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Educational History, War, Trauma
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Sioki, Niki – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
In contrast to the countries of Western Europe, the end of the Second World War did not bring political restoration, economic recovery, or the emergence of a new social order to Greece. Subscribing to the view that the material form of books and their typography convey meaning, this article presents a comparative study of the design and production…
Descriptors: Textbooks, War, Social Change, Economic Development
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Leitner-Stojanov, Darko – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
This article examines the textual and visual content of the first postwar primer in socialist Yugoslav Macedonia in order to understand the messages that it contains relating to techniques of militarization. After outlining the historical context in which this primer was developed, with reference to teachers' memories and archival sources, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Armed Forces, War, World History
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Stürmer, Verena – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
The ban on almost all previously approved textbooks in occupied Germany in 1945 brought about a turning point in the history of reading primers in this country. This article examines the requirements that textbooks had to fulfill in order to be approved by the authorities of the various occupation zones. In spite of differing sociopolitical and…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Teaching Methods, Social Systems, Foreign Countries
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Szakács-Behling, Simona; Rusu, Mihal Stelian – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
Drawing on a sample of children's reading primers published between 1938 and 1953 in Romania, this article explores ways in which both the monarchic and the communist regimes used primary education to fashion political subjects before, during, and after the Second World War. Theoretically grounded in a sociological approach and empirically…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Political Attitudes, Reading Instruction, Textbooks
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Bezrogov, Vitaly; Caroli, Dorena – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
What changes did the content, structure, and production of Russian primers published in the Soviet Union undergo between 1941 and 1948--that is, during the Second World War and its aftermath? This article answers this question by analyzing language, content, iconography, and the printing process. The first section addresses key characteristics of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Textbooks, Textbook Content
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Berding, Florian; Lau, Ilka – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
Epistemic beliefs are individuals' beliefs about knowledge and knowing. Research assumes that epistemic messages embedded in learning materials shape learners' beliefs. In order to provide information about these epistemic messages, this article analyzes 4,169 accounting exercises and 1,265 marketing exercises found in training textbooks for…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Epistemology, Beliefs, Accounting
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Ide, Tobias; Alwan, Abdulkhaleq; Bader, Khalil; Dougui, Noureddine; Husseini, Maysoun; Imad, Elarbi; Marzouk, Farouk Gaafar Abdel Hakim; Moustafa, Amany M. Taha; Spielhaus, Riem – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
This article analyzes the geopolitical imaginations promoted via environmental education in the school textbooks of five states in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. In doing so, it builds bridges between critical studies of education and political ecology. It shows that, when addressing environmental problems, the textbooks examined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Textbooks, Politics
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Binnenkade, Alexandra – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
French history textbooks occupy a pivotal position in the colonial fracture. They impart difficult knowledge about the Algerian War of Independence, knowledge that impacts the relationships between the communities of memory in France today. Textbook analysis has focused on their verbal content and, recently, in the work of Jo McCormack, on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, War, Violence
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Chiappe, Andrés – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
The world is fast becoming increasingly digital, networked, and mobile. The use of mobile devices is a growing educational trend and determines how knowledge is taught and used when teaching and learning. This article presents the results of a comparative analysis of web and mobile educational content, which focuses on instructional issues that…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices, Educational Media, Comparative Analysis
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González-Delgado, Mariano; Ferraz-Lorenzo, Manuel – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
This article explains the approach to mass consumption developed in social studies textbooks in the early years of the transition to democracy in Spain. It begins by examining the way in which school textbooks represented consumer society and mass media in the late 1970s. This is followed by an in-depth explanation of the reasons that led the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Social Studies, Consumer Economics
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Wohnig, Alexander – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
Since the 1990s, political apathy among young people has been a recurrent issue in political science. This article examines, on the basis of a survey of the current debate about political apathy in Germany and an analysis of civic education textbooks for the lower secondary level in Baden-Wu¨rttemberg, how contemporary German textbooks reflect…
Descriptors: Civics, Citizen Participation, Political Attitudes, Psychological Patterns
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Gangopadhyay, Gargi – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
This article examines perceptions of colonial modernity as experienced by middle-class Bengali children in Calcutta at the turn of the twentieth century. This was the time in which the foundations of modern Calcutta and modern Bengali childhood were laid, and in which urban cultures of education and entertainment gradually replaced precolonial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Nationalism, Childrens Literature
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Gu¨rsel, Bahar – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
The swift and profound transformations in technology and industry that the United States began to experience in the late 1800s manifested themselves in school textbooks, which presented different patterns of race, ethnicity, and otherness. They also displayed concepts like national identity, exceptionalism, and the superiority of Euro-American…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Geography Instruction, Textbooks, Content Analysis
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Wesseling, Elisabeth; Dane, Jacques – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2018
This article explores how geography textbooks and missionary stories were used to persuade Dutch primary schoolchildren of the moral righteousness of the Ethical Policy for the Dutch East Indies between 1890 and 1910. Educative discourses targeting Dutch children were instrumentalized in order to recruit the next generation of missionaries,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Foreign Policy, Indigenous Populations, Religion
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