ERIC Number: ED385451
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Education with Its Eyes Open. A Biography of Dr. K. S. Cunningham.
Williams, Brian Robert
This book is a biography of Dr. K. S. Cunningham, founding director of the Australian Council for Educational Research. Cunningham is considered one of the most influential figures in the development of education, psychology, and the social sciences in Australia. The biography examines Cunningham's early family life, his educational experiences, and professional training. The book documents Cunningham's experiences studying in the United States and the impact it had on his career. Important issues in Australian education, such as the popularity of the psychological testing movement and its inherent controversies also are examined in this book. Educational researchers and psychologists as well as those studying comparative education will find this volume useful. (RJC)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Foreign Countries, Intelligence Tests, Psychological Evaluation, Psychological Studies, Psychological Testing, Social Sciences
Australian Council for Educational Research, Ltd., 19 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell, Victoria 3124, Australia.
Publication Type: Books; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Council for Educational Administration, Inc., Hawthorn, Victoria (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia