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Proffitt, Maris M. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1938
Industrial arts is a phase of general education that concerns itself with the materials, processes, and products of manufacture, and with the contribution of those engaged in industry. The learnings come through the pupil's experiences with tools and materials, and through his study of resultant conditions of life. It is a curriculum area rather…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Industrial Arts, Educational Practices
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
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1913
A preliminary inquiry on "The contemporary judgment as to the culture element in education and the time that should be devoted to the combined school and college course." was authorized by the Council of Education of the National Education Association at the Boston meeting, 1903, and a committee was appointed. The brief recommendation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Time Factors (Learning), School Schedules
Male, George A. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1960
In its ever increasing series of international publications concerning education in other countries around the world, the Office of Education now brings to educators this timely research document describing teacher education in the Benelux Countries. No other single bulletin of this Office has been devoted to these three nations together. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Teacher Education Programs, Bibliographies
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1962
This digest is a compilation of the more significant statistical material available in the Office of Education on the American educational system. It contains information on a variety of subjects within the broad field of educational statistics, including schools, enrollments, teachers, graduates, educational attainment, finances, and Federal…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Statistics, Statistical Surveys, Statistical Studies
Male, George A. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
The present bulletin on education in France is another in the Office of Education's long established series on education in other countries. France is of particular interest because of its strong educational traditions and its dedication to democratic principles. In the process of gathering information for this study, the author visited schools in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Politics of Education, Educational Administration
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
This bulletin is a compilation of significant statistical material pertaining to American education. It contains information on a variety of subjects within the broad field of educational statistics, including schools, enrollments, teachers, graduates, educational attainment, finances, Federal programs in the field of education, libraries,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Student Financial Aid, Librarians
Berrien, Marcia T. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1964
This bulletin presents a study of the development of education in New Zealand. Chapter I, Historical Development of Education, covers the growth of education since 1877. Chapter II, Educational Administration and Finance provides details on the Act of 1877; the organization, functions and responsibilities of the Department of Education; and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Governance, Boards of Education
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Thompson, M. Weldon – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1955
With the publication of "Education in Honduras," the Office of Education is continuing the series of basic studies on education in the American republics which was initiated in 1943. The Office of Education is indebted to Professor M. Weldon Thompson of Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia, for the original study which led to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Factors, Public Education, World History