ERIC Number: ED227732
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
History of Higher Education Annual, 1982.
Karp, Alan, Ed.
History of Higher Education Annual, v2 1982
Five articles on historical developments in higher education are presented. In "Oxford Dons and Professional Men in Victorian England," Arthur Engel discusses how 19th century Oxford dons sought to make university teaching into a profession, as well as the trend toward specialization in other developing professions. In "'Western' Colleges, 1830-1870: Educational Institutions in Transition," James Findlay identifies the contributions that private, sectarian colleges in the midwest made to American higher education before 1870. In "The Mental Hygiene Movement and the Development of Personality: Changing Conceptions of the American College and University, 1920-1940," Sol Cohen describes an attempt by psychiatrists to make personality development the guiding principle of American higher education. In "Academic Quality Rankings: Why They Developed in the United States and Not Europe," David S. Webster considers the development in the United States of academic quality rankings of colleges or departments, as well as the different natures of European and American universities. Lastly in "Against the Grain: Toward an Alternative Interpretation of Academic Professionalization," Sheila Slaughter and Edward T. Silva describe findings of a survey of the characteristics of leaders of social science organizations. (SW)
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Faculty, Departments, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Leadership Qualities, Personality Development, Professional Associations, Reputation, School Counseling, Teaching (Occupation)
Faculty of Educational Studies, 367 Baldy Hall, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Buffalo. Faculty of Educational Studies.