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Bourdieu and Education

Michael Grenfell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy and Theory of Education; Education; History of Education. 9815 words.

The French social Pierre Bourdieu became known as a key sociologist of education from the 1970s, contributing seminal books and articles to the “new” sociology of education, which focuses...

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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. 17185 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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History and Development of Education in Africa

Shoko Yamada.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Educational Strategies and Policy; History of Education. 8496 words.

Thanks to the concerted effort of the international community to promote basic education, driven by the Education for All (EFA) goals and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), indices of...

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The History of the National Writing Project

Anne Elrod Whitney and Yamil Sarraga-Lopez.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; History of Education; Education. 6389 words.

The National Writing Project (NWP) is a network of professional development sites focusing on the improvement of writing across schools and communities. Its origins as the Bay Area Writing...

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Homeschooling in the United States

Kyle Greenwalt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Education; History of Education. 8427 words.

The number of homeschooling families in the United States has been growing at a steady rate since the early 1990s. Attempts to make sense of homeschooling—including research—are inherently...

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Indigenous School Education in Brazil

Roseli R. Mello, Marcondy M. de Souza 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. 9121 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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John Dewey and Teacher Education

Margaret Schmidt and Randall Everett Allsup.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy; Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; History of Education. 10950 words.

John Dewey’s writings on schooling are extensive, and characteristically wide-ranging: teachers are expected to think deeply about knowledge construction, how we think and learn, the...

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Practice-Based Teacher Education

Mary Hauser and Sarah Schneider Kavanagh.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; History of Education. 7878 words.

Practice-based teacher education (PBTE) is an approach to preparing novice teachers that focuses on the importance of developing novices’ ability to enact teaching practices. Ambitious...

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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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Qualitative Research in Indigenous Education in Mexico

Gabriela Czarny and Ruth Paradise.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Education; History of Education. 8410 words.

In Mexico, qualitative research in the field of indigenous education finds its roots in a strong national tradition of social anthropological research. This background provides 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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Teacher Education in México

Edmund T. Hamann, Juan Sánchez García and Yara Amparo López López.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Education. 9927 words.

While teaching and therefore teacher education in Mexico can, in one sense, be traced back to pre-Conquest Aztec military academies, the first significant expansion of Western-style...

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Teacher Education in New Zealand

Fiona Ell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy; Education; History of Education. 7205 words.

Teacher education in New Zealand for the school sector began as the British colonists started a formal schooling system in the late 19th century. Teacher preparation for early childhood...

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Teacher Education in Russia

Roza Valeeva and Aydar Kalimullin.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Educational Strategies and Policy; History of Education. 7585 words.

Teacher training in Russia began at the end of the 18th century and has been transformed many times over the past two centuries. The reforms were connected with the development of a...

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