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  • Comparative Analysis

    information on the Americas and European is numerous. There is evidence the authors wrote the textbook in a Eurocentric tone. Honestly, the authors were very far from avoiding Eurocentrism and there are ways to avoid the ironic misfortune. Firstly, the case studies are imbalanced amongst the eleven countries. Secondly, Eurocentric based countries have additional material. The next issue is the textbook covers superfluous mainstream countries, which makes the context missing other cultures.…

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  • Educational Technology Vs American Education

    something entirely different from what we had. Hospitals, Parks, Transportation, Restaurants, offices and even homes are equipped with the latest technologies. Even though we live in a techno world, Students are still forced to carry heavy backpacks of textbooks and notebooks. The Educational Technology Debate (ETD) seeks to promote discussions and ideas that will help in providing low-cost information and communication technology to the developing countries. Kentaro Tayoma argues for the ETD…

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  • The Effects Of The Scopes Monkey Trial

    The Scopes trial was the case against John Scopes, a biology teacher in Dayton Tennessee. Scopes was charged for defying Tennessee's newly placed Butler Act. This case is what catapulted the dispute of creationism versus evolution and how it should be taught in schools. The outcome of this 1925 trial affected the rest of the 19th century extensively, however as the 20th century neared, the effect became less prevalent. John Scopes was a local biology teacher and was arrested for teaching…

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  • Revolutionary Pedagogy

    Revolutionary pedagogy: “Highest Directives” in textbook The textbooks in the era of Cultural Revolution provide a unique perspective to the establishment of Mao’s cult. Although generally regarded a presentation of academic background and kept at a distant from political turmoil, textbooks didn’t escape from the politicization during the Cultural Revolution; rather it bore witness to the Maoists’ attempt of upraising Mao Thought to an omnipresent, universal and unchallengeable place. Similar…

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  • Georgios Kafentzis 'History Of Modern Times'

    ‘ The textbooks that will be discussed in this part of the study are Georgios Kafentzis’ History of Modern Times (Ιστορία των Νεωτέρων Χρόνων) which was taught from 1974 to 1979 to the pupils of the last year of primary education (Dimotiko) and Georgia Koulikourdi’s Modern European History from the 15th Century A.D. to the Present (Νεώτερη Ευρωπαϊκή Ιστορία από τον 15ο αιώνα μ.Χ. ως σήμερα) which was taught from 1975 to 1984 to the pupils of the last year of the first circle of secondary…

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  • Heroification In American History Book Analysis

    In Chapter 1, Loewen 's main thesis is on the idea of Heroification in American History textbooks. This is the process of making people seem like flawless heroes in order to preserve their image in the eyes of others. This is especially done with historic figures; textbooks mask all of their "unpleasant traits", thinking that it may keep readers more ignorant and more importantly, patriotic. Loewen 's argues that, in reality, this ignorance is what makes teenage students hate history class and…

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  • Lies My Teacher Told Me

    educational institutions, and the students themselves, all prevent the students from being original, unique, and succeeding in class. The second text, “Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong”, by James W. Loewen, highlights how American history textbooks have led to the misinformation…

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  • Cross Cultural Influence Essay

    gives students the ability to make connections between past events and current issues influenced by those events. Most importantly, it gives students the ability to look deeper into society and see the flaws present there. I believe that history textbooks have so far failed American students because they do not present an accurate, multicultural history, but an embellished, white, Eurocentric history that history teachers continue to perpetuate to students, hampering students’ ability to think…

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  • Dropout Rate In Primary School Essay

    Quality of education in primary school in Cameroon: a perspective from dropout and repeat rate Daigo Ito Introduction In the Cameroon, the enrolment rate of primary school has achieved more than 90% however, the achieve rate is still less than 80% and there are many children out of the school. There may be problems of quality of education. First, I researched enrolment, survival, dropout and repeat ratio annualize and analyse the problem behind them. Second, I report the teacher circumstance…

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  • Lies My Teachers Told Me Analysis

    Told Me, Loewen contradicts information and the way it is presented in average high school American history textbooks. United States History is taught in American high schools to inform students of the mistakes made in the past, hoping they will learn from them and not make those mistakes again. Traditionally, American students are taught the history of their nation by reading from textbooks that list and group together important facts, dates, and events. Unfortunately, students relentlessly…

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