Assalamualaikum WBT. Teacher and friends. Sheikh Ramzy’s lecture this week reminds me to what we discussed in C101K (or C101M) regarding indoctrination in faith based school and curriculum. After consulting and debating Neil Burtonwood’s and Michael Hand’s articles, we came to a solid conclusion that Islam is not an indoctrination, and therefore, all aspects of …. Read More
INTRODUCTION Searching the best education system has a long historical background, highlighted by what Marc-Antoine Jullien de Paris (1775-1848) presented in his Esquisse (A Sketch and Preliminary View of a Work on Comparative Education. It was first published anonymously in a Swiss journal, Bibliotheque Universelle des Sciences, Belles Lettres et Arts (Geneva) in 1816 [i]. …. Read More
This week, we are required to read Farid Panjwani’s “The” Islamic” in Islamic Education: Assessing the Discourse.”Current Issues in Comparative Education 7, no. 1 (2004): 19-29. The article is available at eric.ed.gov Assalamualaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh. Brothers, sisters and teachers, I believe that Farid Panjwani in his article title ‘The ‘Islamic’ in Islamic Education: Assessing the Discourse’ …. Read More
Assalamualaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh. Dear brothers and sisters, As many of us realize, Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradhawi is a very prolific scholar. He writes so many books cover wide range of topics. There is one book which was originally a paperwork he presented in a conference back in 1970’s, I found unique but somehow forgotten …. Read More
Respond in a short and concise position statement/thought to either Burtonwood or Hand on your position either supporting or challenging the need for faith-based schools. In other words, should we or should we not support faith-based schools? Feel free to use your own personal convictions, experience here.
Task: In his writing, Gutek summarized the sub-divisions of philosophy as the following: In Sadker and Sadker, the authors looked at teacher and student centered theories: In Islamic Schools, these ideas, albeit quite theoretical, have a direct connection to the classroom every day. Consider these four case studies and then use the guiding questions below …. Read More