ERIC Number: ED178912
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
A Long Way Together: A Personal View of NCTE's First Sixty-Seven Years.
Hook, J. N.
This book is a history of the National Council of Teachers of English from its beginnings in 1911 through 1978. The nine chapters describe the beginning of the Council; its attempts to improve the teaching of English, especially at the secondary level; the development of the Council during and after World War I; the growing concern for student-oriented education during the 1930s; the effects of World War II and its aftermath on the Council; expanded goals and growth after World War II; the growing national and international influence of the Council during the 1960s; the Council's concern with and response to national problems such as racism, sexism, and war; and a look toward the future of the Council. (TJ)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Higher Education, Teacher Associations
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Illinois 61801 (Stock No. 30216, $8.50 member, $9.50 non-member)
Publication Type: Books; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.