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Chinese Education in Malaysia

Ming Chee Ang.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Educational Strategies and Policy; History of Education. 7067 words.

Despite the fact that Mandarin is not accorded official language status in Malaysia, and that ethnic Chinese communities accounted for less than 30% of the country’s overall population,...

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Drama in Education and Applied Theater, from Morality and Socialization to Play and Postcolonialism

Kathleen Gallagher, Rachel Rhoades, Sherry Bie and Nancy Cardwell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy; Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; History of Education. 17114 words.

The field of drama education and applied theater is best understood through a consideration of the major developments and aspirations that have shaped its trajectory over three historical...

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The enduring idea and changing ideal of the university

David Palfreyman and Paul Temple.

in Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Education. 6805 words.

The model for the modern university and college began its long evolution c.1,000 years ago in medieval Western Europe. The ‘12th-century renaissance’ saw the emergence of universities and...

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Futures for the university and college

David Palfreyman and Paul Temple.

in Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Education. 3243 words.

What are the mission and shape, structure and culture, purposes and ambitions of the university and college to be? What is it to be a university and college now—what are they seen ‘to be...

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Global patterns of higher education

David Palfreyman and Paul Temple.

in Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Education. 7390 words.

‘Global patterns of higher education’ looks at the different types of education system globally. Although virtually every country has its own national higher education system, and each of...

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How universities and colleges work

David Palfreyman and Paul Temple.

in Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Education. 4572 words.

‘How universities and colleges work’ considers how the university and college actually work in terms of their structures, funding, governance, and management. Universities and colleges are...

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Jan Amos Comenius

Stephen Tomlinson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy and Theory of Education; History of Education. 7069 words.

Jan Amos Comenius (b. 1592) is widely recognized as a pivotal figure in the history of educational thought. Living during a period of great turmoil he promoted universal schooling as the...

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Progressivism

Daniel Tröhler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy and Theory of Education; Education; History of Education. 14206 words.

“Progressivism” is a collective term used in historiography to characterize historical phases in which particular ways to think about progress are detectable. Hence, “progressivism” is more...

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Public Schooling and Democracy in the United States

Sarah M. Stitzlein.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Educational Strategies and Policy; Philosophy and Theory of Education; History of Education. 8638 words.

Public schools are intricately connected to the stability and vitality of our democracy in the United States. The important relationship between public schooling and democracy began as a...

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Spirituality and Education in the United States

Roland W. Mitchell, Nicholas E. Mitchell and Chaunda A. Mitchell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy; Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; History of Education. 10178 words.

Spirituality and education have historically been tightly intertwined concepts. Spirituality is the timeless pursuit by humanity for certainty, understanding, and an abiding connection to...

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