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Genealogy

The Archive's ever-expanding collection of genealogy resources includes items from the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Robarts Library at the University of Toronto; the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library;Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah;>, the National Library of Scotland, the Indianapolis City Library's Indianapolis City Directory and Yearbooks Collection, The Leo Baeck Institute Archives of German-speaking Jewry Leo Baeck Institute Archives, and the Boston Public Library.

Resources include among many things books on surname origins, vital statistics, parish records, census records, passenger lists of vessels, and other historical and biographical documents.

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In this article, the author offers the genealogy of his articulation of an emerging pedagogical praxis. He offers, through his discussion of "Nakem" Pedagogy, the profound realization that comes from one's story--a story in itself, not simply a story as a tool or medium, but a story as empirical evidence of one's ontological becoming--an essential element in changing how we see and become in the world. The ideas and experiences discussed in this article are the foundations of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Critical Theory, Personal Narratives, Biographies, Acido, Jeffrey Tangonan
Adult education programs are often grounded in problematic assumptions about learners' inadequacies. The purpose of this article is to critique such assumptions through presenting a history of the manner in which representatives of Canadian governments conceptualized the education of Inuit adults from the 1940s through the 1980s. Using genealogical methods and archival data, I find three stages in the evolution of official discourses about Inuit adult education: exclusion, cultural deprivation,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Genealogy, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Eskimos,...
Corporate school reform is a global movement that is gaining a growing momentum. Central to this reform agenda is "personalized learning," presented by its advocates as a better alternative to the traditional model of schooling. In spite of its appealing possibilities for education and society, scholars in countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom have criticized personalized learning for its reductive conceptualization of education. Focusing critically on the new...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Privatization, Public Education, Individualized Instruction,...
As a hauntological artist, I deconstruct my silenced First Nation Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) ancestry and look towards the intergenerational narratives of my grandmother, mother, and I. Employing the methodology of a/r/tography, the intersection of autobiography and art-making, I utilize diverse art forms to find that g(hosts) reside amongst spaces of liminality. Supported by the methodology of a/r/tography and drawing upon works, which blur the boundary between past and present, self and other, I...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Indigenous Populations, Art Products, Exhibits, Genealogy, Educational Research,...
This article critically analyzes under-acknowledged influences on the recent turn toward emotions, happiness, and well-being in higher education generally and in writing studies specifically: positive psychology (the science of happiness) and positive education (teaching well-being). I provide an overview of their primary features and complicate their assumptions, values, and goals. I also highlight their overlap with and implications for writing studies, including connections and shared...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Well Being, Higher Education, Freshman Composition, Writing Instruction, Psychology,...
Intended to assist the genealogist/family historian in locating and using resources in one of the oldest libraries in northern New England (Dartmouth College Library), this selective annotated bibliography contains over 300 citations related to family history and genealogical research. Following an introductory section, materials are organized under nine subheadings: research materials in the reference room; the library card catalog and online catalog; approaches to genealogical/family research...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Family History, Genealogy, Higher Education, History,...
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This unit was developed to help students gain a sense of personal identity by examining their heritage. This is accomplished through a study of their genealogical beginnings, their county, and their ancestors' way of life. Part I of the unit engages students in activities investigating their background such as writing an autobiography, interviewing adult relatives, studying local folklore, and creating an ancestors gallery. Part II of the unit involves students in a study of their county....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Community Study, Elementary Education, Family History, Folk Culture, Genealogy,...