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Cheesman, Nick – Comparative Education, 2003
The value of historical descriptive analysis in comparative education is highlighted by the method's application to schooling in Burma, demonstrating how control over schooling relates to state legitimacy. Supervision of Burmese education by Theravada Buddhist monasteries--Sangha--was undermined by 19th-century British colonial administration. The…
Descriptors: Buddhism, Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Education
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Donato, Ruben – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2003
What was unique about the Mexican American experience in Fort Collins (Colorado) was the extent to which the Great Western Sugar Company colonized Mexican workers. They lived in Mexican colonies, separate neighborhoods, or remote locations on sugar beet farms. In public schools, Mexican Americans were perceived as intellectually inferior and were…
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Child Labor, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Lorentzon, Maria – Nurse Education Today, 2003
Historical records from London hospitals in the late 19th-early 20th centuries were analyzed for their depiction of nursing trainees. Analysis reveals a strong emphasis on character traits rather than intellectual ability. In contrast, the literature of the last 3 decades shows a contemporary concern for nurses as knowledgeable doers. (Contains 31…
Descriptors: Character Education, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Hospitals
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Bradley, Susan F. – Nurse Education Today, 2003
Training for nurses working with children predates training for care of adults. Key issues in children's nursing have not changed in the last century. They include its undervalued status within the profession and the place of specialized education. (Contains 28 references and commentary by Tony Long.) (SK)
Descriptors: Child Health, Credentials, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Walker, Vanessa Siddle; Archung, Kim Nesta – Comparative Education Review, 2003
Education of African Americans in the U.S. South and Black South Africans during the periods of segregation and apartheid, respectively, were similar in both the nature of school oppression and the ways that oppressed communities sought to use education to promote racial advancement. Survey, interview, and focus-group data reveal similarities in…
Descriptors: Apartheid, Black Education, Comparative Education, Educational History
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Thomson, Ian – Scottish Educational Review, 2003
For most of the 20th century, Scottish teacher education in physical education, sport, and recreation were divided by gender and philosophy and provided by two specialist colleges. Analysis of the government's 1986 decision to merge the colleges focuses on the shift in power and control from the self-contained world of physical education to…
Descriptors: Centralization, Colleges, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Williams, Peter – Scottish Educational Review, 2003
Presents a historical overview of educational cooperation among Commonwealth countries, 1959-2003, focusing on themes of cooperative international programs and institutions, consultation and joint activity, and Commonwealth student mobility. Addresses prospects for the future survival of this cooperation. (SV)
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students
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Nisbet, John – Scottish Educational Review, 2003
In 1971 the Scottish Universities Council for Studies in Education (SUCSE) was formally constituted as a representative voice of the Scottish university departments of education. One aspiration was to coordinate degree courses across the universities as a distinctive Scottish MEd degree with credit transfer to promote mobility. However, the…
Descriptors: Consortia, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Antone, Eileen M. – Education Canada, 2003
Canada Natives have experienced many educational changes. Their traditional education and culture were negated by Euro-Western schooling, leaving Aboriginal people in a deficit position without a strong voice for many years. Only recently have Aboriginal people strengthened their voice in calling for their cultural values and beliefs to be the…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Canada Natives, Colonialism, Culturally Relevant Education
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Nielsen, John Mark – Great Plains Quarterly, 2003
Histories of two church-related folk schools established by Lutheran Danish immigrants to the Great Plains reveal different underlying philosophies. Influenced by pietism, one stressed disciplined reading of the scriptures, active participation in the church, and missionary work. The other emphasized the importance of the living church community…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Education, Cultural Maintenance, Educational History
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Nottingham, Lamont D.; Lewis, Michael, J. – Journal of Rural Health, 2003
The area health education centers (AHEC) program was established in West Virginia in 1972 as a centralized consortium linking undergraduate and graduate medical and health professions training in Charleston. In 1987 the reorganized AHEC began developing rural community-based consortia that integrate rural primary care residencies with state-funded…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Allied Health Occupations Education, Consortia, Distance Education
Peacock, Thomas; Wisuri, Marlene – 2002
This book presents the story of the Ojibwe, also called the Anishinaabe, Chippewa, or Ojibway people, who live in southern Canada and the north-central United States. Written for young people, the Ojibwe story combines history with cultural stories and an introduction to the Good Path--the values that form Ojibwe philosophy. Each chapter covers…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, Chippewa (Tribe)
McCook, Kathleen de la Pena – 2002
This paper provides some of the historical context of the efforts of the American Library Association (ALA) to define, extend, protect and advocate for equity of access, focusing on central tendencies rather than internal debate. The first section, "Toward the Concept of Access," discusses: how ALA became a public service organization; extension…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Information Policy, Information Technology, Intellectual Freedom
Roosa, Mark – 2002
This paper traces the roots of the current library preservation movement and its evolution during the second half of the 20th century. It also looks at some of the contemporary shifts in thinking about preservation and changes in practice that are being explored by libraries. Finally the paper draws some conclusions as to the scope of programs in…
Descriptors: Archives, Futures (of Society), Library Collections, Library Development
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. – 2002
This CD-ROM was designed as a resource for K-12 educators who are interested in teaching their students about the accomplishments of Chicano/Latino and Native American scientists. Profiles of 48 Latino and Native American scientists, mathematicians, and engineers have been written at the middle school and high school levels and are searchable in…
Descriptors: American Indians, Biographies, Career Awareness, CD ROMs
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