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What is Heritage Education

Handbook of Research on Citizenship and Heritage Education
A process of spreading awareness that seeks to connect individuals with the environment, using heritage as a resource for citizenship training and for identity building from both self and collective perspectives.
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Historical Memory in Heritage Education Apps: A Resource for Building Social and Civic Competence
Iratxe Gillate (University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Spain), Ursula Luna (University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Spain), Janire Castrillo (University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Spain), and Alex Ibáñez-Etxeberria (University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Spain)
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 26
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1978-3.ch014
The present study explores apps aimed at preserving historical memory and are presented as a resource for promoting social and civic competence. Its objectives are to identify these apps' primary characteristics, and to describe both their adaptation for the learning of content and the ways in which these resources deal with heritage and historical memory. The results present a small sample of apps that for the most part function as museum tour guides, that are very limited in terms of their educational adaptability, and that present heritage education in terms of emotionally charged symbolic and identity content in which historical memory is not addressed in an entirely satisfactory manner.
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Heritage Education as a Tool for Creating Critical Citizens: Analysis of Conceptions of Teachers in Training
A field of education centered on teaching, learning, acquiring knowledge, valuing, preserving and disseminating Cultural Heritage and its role as a generator of senses of identity and social belonging.
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Critical Citizenship Education and Heritage Education
It should allow the historical roots of the present to be interpreted via all the elements from the past that still survive, which to examine in terms of what kind of society they represent, who constructed and used them, what they were used for, what values they represent, what they tell us, etc.
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Heritage Education in Central China: Agendas for Cultural and Inter-Cultural Citizenship Education
Heritage education is a pedagogical process in which students are able to learn about heritage resources, and it will be a significant part of the citizenship curriculum, bringing students to understand their own cultures from the past, and how the past heritage has developed and transformed alongside history, bringing the past to the present.
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The Heritage and Education Research Network: Place Value on Cultural Heritage in Europe
Binding, relational and experiential process that takes place between the cultural asset and the individual. The individual becomes the only player capable of assigning value to cultural properties so as to convert them into heritage assets to take care of, enjoy and transmit.
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E-Learning Platforms in Heritage Education: A Strategy to Preserve Traditional Craftsmanship
Heritage education is the means of action and the process of educating or learning about heritage and it may include history, culture, arts and traditions of a region country or community.
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Conflictive Memory and Heritage Education in the Initial Training of Primary Teachers
Discipline centred on the dissemination of heritage in both formal and informal educational contexts.
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Heritage and Museums as Objects of Education for Citizenship in the Teaching of History
Heritage learning processes that aim to establish relationships with features belonging to the culture of a particular society, such as traditions, languages, objects, painting, or buildings, that were created in the past and still have importance for a society.
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Heritage Education and Citizen Education in Chile
Use, organization and exhibition of objects and heritage spaces as instruments, resources and learning experiences.
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Heritage Education and Global Citizenship
Actions to the teaching and learning processes and programmes that are based on, focused on or use cultural heritage.
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