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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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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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