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Johanningmeier, Ervin V. – 1985
The origins of educational research are examined in order to understand its original purposes, assumptions, and effects, both intended and unintended. Changes in research are also noted, as public education has been assigned additional responsibilities to meet the requirements of a new social and economic order. This paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Child Psychology, Educational History, Educational Psychology, Educational Research
Dwyer, David C.; And Others – 1983
This fourth volume of a six-volume study of a school district code-named "Milford" provides an ethnographic account of Kensington School today. Tracing the school's development through the 1979-80 school year, the study's central metaphor is of a ship on a perilous journey. Chapter 1 describes the school's opening day and "Crosscurrents in…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Case Studies, Class Activities, Classroom Environment
Smith, Louis M.; And Others – 1983
This final volume of a six-volume study of an elementary school called "Kensington" in a school district code-named "Milford," examines its own assumptions and procedures. After the brief, introductory chapter, which presents the methodological appendixes of the preceding volumes as a serial, chapter 2 discusses exploratory and final proposals for…
Descriptors: Biographies, Case Records, Case Studies, Cognitive Processes
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1960
This bulletin is the third in a series of annual publications issued by the Cooperative Research Program of the Office of Education. Its purpose is to provide practitioners, researchers, and others interested in education with information concerning research projects that are being supported under the Cooperative Research Program. A brief…
Descriptors: Educational History, Research Projects, Educational Research, Federal Programs
Brown, Kenneth E.; Kinsella, John J.; Fehr, Howard; Myers, Sheldon, Weaver, Fred – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
This study makes available the findings of the research in the teaching of mathematics reported to the U.S. Office of Education during the calendar years 1959 and 1960. To secure the data for this study the U.S. Office of Education, with the aid of the Research Committee of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, sent a questionnaire to…
Descriptors: Educational History, National Surveys, School Surveys, Educational Research
Parker, Franklin – 1991
This study provides a comprehensive history of state education in England and Wales and asks why state education was delayed longer in these two countries than in other developed nations. Section 1 provides a history of early church and private schools and traces Britain's educational development up to the reforms of 1988. From the year 600 to…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Educational History, Educational Planning, Educational Policy
Petty, Walter T. – 1983
Spanning the years 1932-1982, this book details the history of the National Conference on Research in English (NCRE) in terms of members' activities, research directions taken, and accomplishments. The first section of the book, "The Founding," reviews the initial efforts to establish the organization; examines its early programs;…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, English Curriculum, English Instruction
Camilleri, Carmel – 1986
After the Second World War, the field of cultural anthropology underwent an explosive development. Sociologists, psychologists, educators, and economists all added to the increasing interest in a discipline which began by assuming that culture is the foundation of social structures and that every institution manifests itself as a system of…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Cultural Interrelationships, Developing Nations, Educational Research
Fuller, Bruce; and others – 1984
The level and character of school investment affected the national economic output in agriculture and industry in Mexico during two periods, 1880-1910 and 1920-1925. Prior to the 1910 revolution, the Mexican government encouraged urban-centered industrial development, and schools were mostly locally- controlled, urban institutions. In…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development
Short, Edmund C.; And Others – 1985
The American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Special Interest Group (SIG) on "Creation and Utilization of Curriculum Knowledge" was formed in 1971 by researchers whose work focused upon the advancement of knowledge in curriculum. The interest area for this SIG centered on generic knowledge about: (1) curriculum definitions; (2)…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Research, Educational Research
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Thody, Angela M. – History of Education, 1994
Utilizing primary sources, the article reconstructs the typical day of a 19th-century English headteacher. The headteacher's myriad duties included classroom management, school administration, and building maintenance. Concludes with a comparison between 19th-century education management and current practices. (MJP)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Education
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Kerr, Stephen T. – Educational Researcher, 1990
Discusses the impact of glasnost and perestroika on Soviet educational reform. Reviews trends in the following areas: (1) the form and content of education; (2) the role of teachers; (3) the structure and mission of educational research; and (4) the effects of political movements on the educational system. (FMW)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Trends
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Urban, Wayne J. – Journal of Negro Education, 1989
Examines the effects of educational philanthropy in the career of Horace Mann Bond, Black educational scholar and college administrator. Finds that in Bond's dealings with the General Education Board (GEB) and the Julius Rosenwald Fund, the benefactor-beneficiary relationship simultaneously supported him and effectively halted his scholarly…
Descriptors: Biographies, Black Colleges, Black Education, Educational Administration
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Holmberg, Borje – American Journal of Distance Education, 1987
Review of research efforts in the area of distance education highlights the theory and basic character of distance education, course development, communication, evaluation, methods of research, and formulation of a research discipline of distance education. Sixty-two references are provided. (LRW)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Course Evaluation, Distance Education, Educational Assessment
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Nisbet, Stanley – Scottish Educational Review, 1984
Recounts the origins and 10-year history of the Scottish Educational Research Association, founded to disseminate research findings and promote communication among researchers. Concludes that the association is modestly and steadily growing towards fulfillment of its goals and notes the benefits of its official link with the "Scottish…
Descriptors: Achievement, Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Foreign Countries
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