Missing the Meaning: The Development and Use of Print and by Alan Peacock, Ailie Cleghorn

By Alan Peacock, Ailie Cleghorn

Missing the Meaning investigates fresh facts that college textual content fabrics are extra frustrating than formerly imagined. problems with language, illustrations, layout and cultural mismatch are highlighted, and ways that younger scholars "read" books and digital fabrics in school rooms are in comparison via contributions from researchers throughout 5 continents. The publication indicates new how one can improve and use textual content in order that the fabrics are larger matched to the varied wishes of academics and scholars. the results of this assortment are broad, making use of not just to lecturers, yet to instructor educators, academic publishers, software program builders, and coverage makers.

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Canadian Distinctiveness How are science textbooks recognizably Canadian in nature? That is, we have seen that Ontario’s Ministry of Education insists that authorized textbooks are “formally” Canadian, but looking at textbooks as cultural products, what constitutes Canadian content in practice? Throughout the time period covered in this study, textbooks can demonstrate their Canadian identity, as the latest Ontario ministerial requirements The Case of Canada 23 dictate, through specific references to local flora, fauna, and geography.

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Neo-institutional theorists do not deny that economic globalization impacts on the provision of mass education in practice, but rather they aim to draw attention to the potential for a homogenizing transnational influence shaping schooling in its idealized form, such as portrayed in curricular statements and textbooks. Global Culture and Science Education How does the existence of a global culture relate to science and science education? The world cultural value of rationalism is key. Modern societies are characterized by a high degree of both structural and cultural rationalization.

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