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Braster, Sjaak – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In the period 1919-1933 the experimental and community schools in Hamburg tried to put into practice a new model of schooling without a set curriculum that was based on providing a considerable amount of freedom for pupils and teachers. These experiences were introduced in the Netherlands by way of magazines published by the New Education…
Descriptors: Experimental Schools, Foreign Countries, Community Schools, Periodicals
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Konig, Wolfgang – Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy, 2004
On 19 March 1900, at the bicentenary celebrations of the Prussian Academy of Sciences, Kaiser Wilhelm II established three new fellowships in engineering sciences. This was in many aspects an unwanted gift, and one which tested the Academy's relationship between pure and applied science. In the context of contemporary struggles between traditional…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Engineering, Sciences, Fellowships
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Layde, Joseph B. – Academic Psychiatry, 2004
Objective: Forensic psychiatry was officially recognized as a subspecialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties in the 1990's. In 1994, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) gave its first written examination to certify forensic psychiatrists. In 1996, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) began…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Graduate Medical Education, Professional Associations, Training Objectives
De Mott, John – 1980
College and university involvement in programs of continuing education or inservice training for practicing journalists is reviewed in this paper. Continued and increased involvement is forecast for the 1980s. Surveys addressing the need for continued education and surveys conducted to discover in-house newspaper training programs are reviewed.…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Fellowships, Inservice Education, Journalism
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Strombom, Margareta – Higher Education, 1989
A review of evaluations of fellowship programs for foreign nationals to study abroad looks at problem areas and draws attention to methodological issues. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Fellowships, Higher Education, Literature Reviews
Solorzano, Daniel G. – 1993
This report addresses the underrepresentation of Mexican-Americans in the faculties of U.S. universities. During the 11-year period from 1980 to 1990, a total of 91,837 women received doctorates from U.S. universities, and of these, 751 (0.7 percent) were Mexican-Americans. Of the 148,352 men who received doctorates during this period, 1,189 (also…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, College Faculty, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Discrimination
Anderson, Raymond B.; Sanderson, Allen R. – 1982
An agenda for research on financial issues in graduate education is proposed for the National Commission for Student Financial Assistance, based on the stipulations of Public Law 96-374, Section 491, part (7)(A). Research needs are as follows: (1) to determine the extent to which students may be dissuaded from pursuing graduate education on…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Assistantships, Disadvantaged, Federal Aid
Ray, Gordon N. – 1978
Information is presented on senior fellowships awarded in the United States from 1968 to 1977. Applicants for Guggenheim fellowships were asked to provide information on the applications they made to other fellowship programs in order to identify the major senior fellowship programs. The definition of "senior" was more than five years…
Descriptors: Faculty Fellowships, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Fellowships
Clague, Monique Weston – 1995
This paper examines the link between the limited numbers of minority faculty in higher education and the availability of minority targeted scholarship programs. Two court cases are focused on: (1) U.S. & Ayers v. Fordice, a Mississippi higher education desegregation case, decided and remanded by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1992; and (2)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, College Faculty, Court Litigation