Before encountering formal history education in school, pupils begin to develop their own ideas and preconceptions of history. Many of these are shaped by representations of history in pop culture.
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The modern consensus is that historical learning – in addition to historical content – must take greater account of learners with their individual experiences and knowledge: the so called subject orientation.
It often remains unclear in how far conflicting demands are made when it comes to historical learning. This article argues that it is helpful to describe historical learning as a trilemma.
At first glance, the term “subject orientation” seems to be nothing more than an exaggerated paraphrase of the didactic principle of “addressee orientation”.
History didactics can be distinguished into three different periods in the 20th century. Historical Consciousness as one of its elements has long before been focused on the consumer.
At first glance, “lifeworld” seems to play an important role in history didactics. But what is lifeworld and is the term itself even relevant today?
Some years have passed since the appearance of the Historical and Cultural Standard (ИКС) for teaching Russian history. It has significantly changed the…
There is a debate about the relationship between history didactics, public history, and historical culture. Historical culture is a learning environment for history didactics. It shows many different ways in which the past is recreated in the present.