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Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article makes an "exercise in the archaeology of education" and focuses on the City of Birmingham (UK) in the year 1935 where the Education Committee allowed an experiment on the use of classroom film in senior elementary schools. Arrangements were made to provide projectors, films, operators, and screens for a series of exhibits at…
Descriptors: Educational History, Films, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students
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Warmington, Paul; Van Gorp, Angelo; Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
This paper explores the challenges for social and cultural historians of education of using documentary films on schools and schooling as a research resource. It draws upon the outcomes of the British Academy-funded Documentary Film in Educational Research project, an international study that focused on developing methodological frameworks for…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Documentaries, Films, Educational History
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Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
Propaganda is conspicuous for what it conceals and always cautious about what it reveals. Starting from the assumption that all documentaries on the Decroly School in Uccle (Brussels), the school Ovide Decroly (1871-1932) founded in 1907, are propaganda, this article tackles the question as to how to "read" this particular set of…
Descriptors: Propaganda, Documentaries, Films, Educational History