Next Article in Journal
Publisher’s Note: Education to Education Sciences
Next Article in Special Issue
History and Super Diversity
Previous Article in Journal
Digital Divide: How Do Home Internet Access and Parental Support Affect Student Outcomes?
Article Menu

Export Article

Open AccessEditorial
Educ. Sci. 2012, 2(2), 54-55;

History Curriculum, Geschichtsdidaktik, and the Problem of the Nation

Guest Editor of Education (Basel), School of Education, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia
Guest Editor of Education (Basel), Academy of Education and Humanities, Dalarna University, 791 88 Falun, Sweden
Department of Applied Educational Science, Umeå Univerity, 901 87 Umeå, Sweden
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 16 March 2012 / Accepted: 20 March 2012 / Published: 23 March 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue History Curriculum, Geschichtsdidaktik, and the Problem of the Nation)
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [115 KB, uploaded 23 March 2012]
Note: In lieu of an abstract, this is an excerpt from the first page.


The field of curriculum studies has become increasingly sensitive to the “effects of global flows, transnational connections, and transcultural interactions” ([1], p. 43), and an international dialogue has begun to take shape between the European bildung-influenced tradition of Didaktiks and the Anglo-American psychologised Curriculum Studies tradition. As it stands, the dialogue has concentrated on a comparative analysis of the traditions at the level of general curriculum theory or Allgemeine Didaktik (see for example, [2]), and has rarely, if ever, drilled down into an area of subject-specific pedagogy or fachdidaktiks. This special issue seeks to address this directly, by encouraging a dialogue between various regional and national traditions of history education or Geschichtsdidaktik. [...] View Full-Text
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Parkes, R.J.; Vinterek, M. History Curriculum, Geschichtsdidaktik, and the Problem of the Nation. Educ. Sci. 2012, 2, 54-55.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics



[Return to top]
Educ. Sci. EISSN 2227-7102 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top