The Resource Islamic education in Africa: : writing boards and blackboards, (ebook)

Islamic education in Africa: : writing boards and blackboards, (ebook)

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Islamic education in Africa: : writing boards and blackboards
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Islamic education in Africa:
Title remainder
writing boards and blackboards
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
Writing boards and blackboards are emblematic of two radically different styles of education in Islam. The essays in this lively volume address various aspects of the expanding and evolving range of educational choices available to Muslims in sub-Saharan Africa. Contributors from the United States, Europe, and Africa evaluate classical Islamic education in Africa from colonial times to the present, including changes in pedagogical methods--from sitting to standing, from individual to collective learning, from recitation to analysis. Also discussed are the differences between British, French, Belgian, and Portuguese education in Africa and between mission schools and Qur'anic schools; changes to the classical Islamic curriculum; the changing intent of Islamic education; the modernization of pedagogical styles and tools; hybrid forms of religious and secular education; the inclusion of women in Qur'anic schools; and the changing notion of what it means to be an educated person in Africa. A new view of the role of Islamic education, especially its politics and controversies in today's age of terrorism, emerges from this broadly comparative volume
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
297.770967
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
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  • Launay, Robert
  • hoopla digital
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  • Islamic religious education
  • Islamic education
  • Muslims
  • Education
  • Electronic books
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
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adult
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Islamic education in Africa: : writing boards and blackboards, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780253023186
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11755109
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11755109
System control number
MWT11755109
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Islamic education in Africa: : writing boards and blackboards, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253023186
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11755109
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11755109
System control number
MWT11755109
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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