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Crook, David – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2006
This article highlights a violent incident in the history of British student protests and outlines the judicial process that resulted. A wider consideration of student protests of the late 1960s and early 1970s, both in the UK and overseas is offered, together with some consideration of the significance of this particular case. At the time of the…
Descriptors: Activism, Educational History, Violence, College Students
Webb, David J. – 2001
Since the late 1800s, factors that stimulated growth of outing clubs at colleges and universities included the desire to get outdoors and explore and the clubs' ability to provide outdoor training, access, and equipment. Outing clubs were initially formed by students. The outing clubs at Williams College, Dartmouth, and Allegheny College were all…
Descriptors: Camping, Clubs, College Students, Educational History
De La Torre, Joely – Indigenous Nations Studies Journal, 2001
The founding of the American Indian Studies program at San Francisco State University took place against a backdrop of the Indian occupation of Alcatraz Island and the demands of Indian students for more relevant coursework. Today the program connects students to the urban Indian community through service learning projects and is committed to…
Descriptors: Activism, American Indian Education, American Indian Students, American Indian Studies
Klein, Arthur J. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1927
This survey of higher education during the two years is an attempt to present briefly some of the events of action and of discussion which have promoted or obstructed the tendencies to restate higher educational objectives and to reconstitute college and university organization and procedures. Topics covered include: (1) Objectives of higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Community Characteristics, Educational Objectives
Baldwin, Bird T. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1915
The aim of this bulletin is to set forth the present status of a phase of college and university administration that enlists the cooperation of students for the maintenance of fair play and honesty in the preparation and performance of classroom activities. A personal letter, with 11 questions appended, was submitted early in 1913 to 475 American…
Descriptors: Educational History, College Students, College Administration, Ethics
Zook, George F. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1926
In compiling the regular statistics of student enrollment at the universities and colleges of the country the Bureau of Education has followed the natural practice of classifying the attendance according to the States in which the respective higher educational institutions are located. In view of the apparent need for a comprehensive study of the…
Descriptors: Educational History, College Students, Majors (Students), Males
Klein, Arthur J. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1926
The administrators and faculties of higher educational institutions are frequently so engaged in the problems of individual institutions that they do not find time nor occasion to take stock at periodic intervals of the activities and general progress of the universities and colleges of the United States. The author was tasked to prepare this…
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Honors Curriculum, Teaching Methods
Rogers, James Frederick – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
The material offered in this publication furnishes a general picture of present practices in the presentation of information in hygiene to students in colleges and universities. At college age we are not done with problems of health and even if the subject were taught thorough in high school (which is rarely the case) there is much yet to be…
Descriptors: Colleges, Hygiene, Health Education, College Students
Andrews, Benjamin F. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1916
Two paramount reasons may be cited for the keeping of adequate and systematic records: (1) The college owes it to students who may transfer to another institution or who may later refer to their alma mater for statements of their character and academic achievements; and (2) No institution may be sure of itself, of the honesty and consistency with…
Descriptors: Student Records, Small Colleges, Recordkeeping, College Transfer Students
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1929
This report contains statistics of 339 institutions which are engaged primarily in the preparation of teachers for positions in elementary and high schools. These institutions are classified as teachers colleges, State normal schools, city normal schools, county normal schools, and private normal schools. In order to make the report as complete as…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Teacher Education Programs, High Schools, Certification
Rogers, James Frederick – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1925
This bulletin reports on the changes and progress in practice and conditions in: (1) School Housing; (2) Playgrounds; (3) Medical inspection; (4) Dental work; (5) Nutrition; (6) Open-air schools and open-window rooms; (7) The summer camp; (8) Other special schools and classes; (9) Health education; (10) Physical training; (11) Safety and first…
Descriptors: Health Education, First Aid, Special Schools, Playgrounds
Greenleaf, Walter J. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1927
The land-grant colleges and universities of the United States, established by the provisions of the land-grant act of 1862, receive from this and other land-grant acts, as well as from the second Morrill Act of 1890 and the Nelson amendment of 1907, Federal funds for instruction, administration, and permanent improvements in the institutions. This…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Conferences (Gatherings), Expenditures, Salaries
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1916
This annual bulletin, formerly prepared and published by the National Association of State Universities, has been published by the Bureau of Education for the past seven years. The data given are taken from reports received from the offices of the presidents of the various institutions, and the figures printed are substantially as given in those…
Descriptors: Educational History, State Colleges, State Universities, College Presidents
Greenleaf, Walter J. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1932
The first Morrill Act signed by President Lincoln on July 2, 1862, provided for the establishment in each State of a college of agriculture and the mechanic arts. By this act each State received an amount of public land (or land scrip) equal to 30,000 acres for each Senator and Representative in Congress to which it was then entitled. The proceeds…
Descriptors: Agricultural Colleges, Land Grant Universities, Grants, Federal Programs
Farr, Maude – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1947
This is the annual statistical report of land-grant colleges and universities prepared in accordance with the responsibilities of the U. S. Office of Education under the Second Morrill Act, The Nelson Amendment, and Title II of the Bankhead-Jones Act. It is published separately from the "Biennial Survey of Education." In general, there…
Descriptors: Educational History, Land Grant Universities, Federal Legislation, National Surveys
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