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Educational resources in the British Empire : examining Nineteenth Century Ireland and literacy

Author: Tony Lyons; Noel Moloney
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the impact of the Lesson Books of the National Board of Education in Ireland in the nineteenth century. The author contextualizes the books used in national schools as well as across the wider British Empire: in doing so, he highlights the influence of the religious, social, political and cultural realms of the time. Firmly grounding the volume in its historical context, the author goes on to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Lyons; Noel Moloney
ISBN: 9783030112776 3030112772
OCLC Number: 1087501590
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Intro; Acknowledgements; Contents; About the Authors; List of Tables; Introduction; Location of the Lesson Books; Pathways to Literacy: Its Nature and the Extent of Its Provision in Nineteenth Century Ireland; Introduction; Reading Material Available-The Hedge Schools; Schools Established by Societies: Kildare Place Society or the Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in Ireland; The National Schools; Circumstances and Difficulties Within the National Schools; Officialdom's View of the National Teacher; The Irish Language; Conclusion 'What Book Are You On'? Spirituality and Rote-LearningIntroduction; First Book of Lessons; Morality and the Inculcation of Christian Virtues; Sequel No. 1 and Sequel No. 2 to the Second Book of Lessons: Scriptural History; Conclusion; Rationality, Utility, and Imperialism; Introduction; The Third Book of Lessons; Secular or Religious in the Midst of Political Economy; Supplement to the Fourth Book of Lessons; Contemporary Reactions and Conclusion; Great Expectations: Science and Technology; Introduction; The Senior Books; The 'Sixth' Book of Lessons; Addendum: New Editions First Book of Lessons Parts I and II [1867]Fourth Reading Book; Fifth Reading Book; Payment by Results (1872-1899); Reading Book for Female Schools: Minerva or Madonna; Introduction; Reading Book for Girls; A Sense of Duty; The Role of Women in Society; Revised Edition; Conclusion; Pedagogy of Literacy in the Nineteenth Century; Introduction; Schoolmasters' Manual; Professor Sullivan: Lecture Outline; Sullivan's Students; Teacher Preparation and the Approach to the Teaching of Reading in the Early Decades of the National School System; Teachers Manual for Infant Classes; Patrick Weston Joyce Inspectors' Reports: The Eyes and Ears of the BoardThe Irish Lesson Books Elsewhere in the British Empire; Introduction; England; Canada; Australia; New Zealand; Conclusion; Conclusion; Appendices; Appendix B: Twelve Practical Rules for the Teachers of National Schools; Appendix C: Contents: Sixth Lesson Book; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Tony Lyons and Noel Moloney (deceased).

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