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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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Indigenous School Education in Brazil

Roseli R. Mello, Marcondy M. de Sousa and Thaís J. Palomino.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Educational Strategies and Policy; History of Education. 9118 words.

Self-determination of the original peoples of any nation, preservation of their territories, preservation of traditions, and negotiation of customs facing national cultures are central...

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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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Queer Studies in Education

Jennifer C. Ingrey.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy and Theory of Education; Education; History of Education. 9791 words.

A survey of key contributors and theoretical tensions in the applications of queer studies in education is purposefully partial namely because of the impartiality embedded in the nature of...

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School Culture

Diana Gonçalves Vidal and André Paulilo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Educational Strategies and Policy; Organization and Management of Education; History of Education. 9852 words.

Over the past several decades, scholars have focused special attention on the relationship between schooling and culture. The first forays focused on curriculum matters, trying to...

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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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State Initiatives on Globalizing Higher Education in Japan

Satoshi P. Watanabe, Machi Sato and Masataka Murasawa.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Educational Strategies and Policy; History of Education. 8252 words.

The aim of internationalization for Japan during the early postwar period, still emerging from being an ODA (Official Development Assistance) recipient nation, was to promote student...

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