Perceptions du traitement de l'islam et du monde musulman dans les manuels d'histoire par des enseignants du secondaire au Québec

Translated title of the contribution: Perceptions of the treatment of Islam and the Muslim world in history textbooks by secondary school teachers in Quebec

Amina Triki-Yamani*, Marie Mc Andrew, Sahar El Shourbagi

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Abstract

This article focuses on the ways in which Francophone Quebecois secondary 1 and 2 junior high school teachers adapt and transmit the treatment of Islam and the Muslim world in textbooks used for history and citizenship education. The authors focus on the teachers' capacity to identify factual errors, stereotypes or ethnocentric biases concerning these questions. In order to do this, they analyze fourteen semi-structured interviews carried out with teachers on the island of Montreal, considering dimensions and indicators that relate to their relationship to the formal curriculum, as well as to scholarly and social knowledge of these issues. At the same time, we consider their relationship to the real curriculum or to scholarly knowledge as these are transmitted in real-life learning situations.

Translated title of the contributionPerceptions of the treatment of Islam and the Muslim world in history textbooks by secondary school teachers in Quebec
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)97-117
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Islam
  • Real curriculum
  • Relationship to knowledge
  • Relationship to religion
  • Teachers in history

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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