ERIC Number: ED093778
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Papers on Educational Reform, Volume IV.
Open Court Publishing Co., La Salle, IL.
The following nine papers were presented to the Open Court Editorial Advisory Board Meeting, 1974. In "National Assessment of Educational Progress" J. Stanley Ahmann provides an overview of assessment aims, construction, and results. Jacques Barzun discusses the history of educational theory in "The Use of Tradition in Educational Disputes". In "Crisis in British Education," Rhodes Boyson explores declining standards of achievement as a result of neoprogressivism. Cleanth Brooks suggests the use of literature, poetry in particular, to illuminate the past in "Combined Studies Program: Literary Elements." Peter Hilton discusses five problems peculiar to higher education and applies that discussion to education in general in "Some Problems of Contemporary Education." Banesh Hoffman provides examples of the lack of objectivity in objective tests in "On The Mechanization of Evaluation." in "Reflections on the Disorder of Our Times," Sidney Hook appeals for rationality in our ideas about social order. Albert Williams Levi contributes "History and Philosophy in the International Baccalaureate." Ralph A. Smith outlines a sane educational theory and pedagogy for art instruction in "The 'New' Appreciation of Art." (JH) Aspect of National Assessment (NAEP) dealt with in this document: Program Description.
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Curriculum, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Evaluation, General Education, Higher Education, Humanities Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literacy, Literature, Objective Tests, Poetry, Progressive Education
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Publication Type: Books
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Authoring Institution: Open Court Publishing Co., La Salle, IL.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)