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Curriculum Policy and Priorities in an Era of Change

Shirley S. Y. Yeung

in Curriculum Change and Innovation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139026
eISBN:
9789888180240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139026.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this chapter, various initiatives have been proposed, including a reinforcement of the school-based curriculum policy, a global, comprehensive curriculum reform toward Learning to Learn (LTL), as ... More


Politics, Society and Education in Hong Kong: A Brief Historical Overview

Flora L. F. Kan

in Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter is a brief historical review of politics, society and education in Hong Kong, it traces the way in which Chinese History emerged as a separate subject and consolidated its independent ... More


The Age of Survival, 1951–1977

John W. Boyer

in The University of Chicago: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores the work of two very important University presidents, Lawrence Kimpton and Edward Levi, in their attempts to rebuild the University after the Hutchins era. Kimpton found himself ... More


Consolidation of Chinese History as an Independent Subject (1974–97)

Flora L. F. Kan

in Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores the ways in which the subject community inherited the nature and role of Chinese History from the first phase and secured them in the school curriculum between 1974 and 1997. ... More


Conclusion

Flora L. F. Kan

in Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter is a summary that summarises the findings of Chapter 2 to 5, and identifies the pattern of change in the development of Chinese History, as well as the various kinds of forces which have ... More


Curriculum as Policy: State-Level Music Curriculum Creation and Reform

Stephanie Horsley

in Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190246143
eISBN:
9780190246174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190246143.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter synopsis: The content of curricular documents will contain certain notions about the value and place of music education both within a system of education and within society itself. In ... More


The New Math: A Political History

Christopher J. Phillips

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226184968
eISBN:
9780226185019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185019.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The new math changed the way Americans think about mathematics. The mathematicians and teachers who designed the novel and controversial curriculum in the late 1950s--generously supported by the ... More


From a Republic of Letters to a Republic of Piety

Ebrahim Moosa

in What Is a Madrasa?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620138
eISBN:
9781469623337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620138.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the ideological debates within discrete madrasa networks about curriculum reform, where the cultivation of piety becomes the goal at the expense of rigorous scholarship. Aside ... More


e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Helen Spencer-Oatey (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book provides research and application insights into e-learning in China, in the light of two drives by the Chinese Ministry of Education — to implement curriculum reform and to promote quality ... More


Training Missionaries

David Rex Galindo

in To Sin No More: Franciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683-1830

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603264
eISBN:
9781503604087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603264.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the missionary training program in the Franciscan colleges for the propagation of Catholicism, focusing on the collegial curriculum, especially instruction in moral theology and ... More


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