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England, Robert – 1980
This book is both a personal memoir of the author and a history of adult education in Western Canada during the first half of the twentieth century. The memoirs cover Robert England's three years as a teacher of Slawa Rural School (1920-23) in northern Saskatchewan; his cooperation with the Masonic Memorial Scholarship Scheme for fifty teachers in…
Descriptors: Administrators, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators
Caliver, Ambrose – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
The present study reveals both positive and negative relationships between a multiplicity of factors and availability of education. The probable effects of many of these factors in various relationships is also discussed. The study was suggested by two other studies on availability of education published in 1930. One was reported in the Thirtieth…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Rural Areas, Counties, Educational History
Blose, David T.; Caliver, Ambrose – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
The purpose of this report is to bring together important facts concerning the education of Negroes in the United States in general, and in the 17 States and the District of Columbia where separate schools are maintained for the colored and white races, in particular. Most of the statistics appearing here may be found in the various chapters of…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Population Trends, Age Differences, Elementary Schools
Cook, Katherine M., Comp. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
This bulletin reports the findings of a conference of school officials called by the U.S. Commissioner of Education, Dr. J. W. Studebaker, in the Office of Education, June 17, 18, and 19, 1935. Attending this conference, and contributing to the sections of this bulletin were: Howard A. Dawson, J. Cayce Morrison, Edgar L. Morphet, D. H. Sutton,…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Conferences (Gatherings), Economic Factors, School Districts
Segel, David – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
Although in most of the schools of U.S. cities and large towns various types of testing have become an integral part of the instructional and guidance procedures, the introduction of measurement practices has been relatively slow in rural areas because of the smallness of the administrative units and because of the lack of funds and adequate…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Testing, Rural Areas, Rural Schools
Studebaker, J. W.; Williams, C. S. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
This bulletin has been prepared in response to many hundreds of requests for information about public affairs forums. It is impossible in such limited space to give a comprehensive description of the forum method of adult civic education or its application in various parts of the country. However, the authors have tried to include in the bulletin…
Descriptors: Civics, Program Administration, National Programs, Role of Education
Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
This 1936 educational directory published by the Office of Education contains four parts. Part I, "State and County School Officers," contains: (1) Principal State school officers; and (2) County and other local superintendents of schools. Part II, "Principal City School Officers and Catholic Parochial School Superintendents,"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Directories, Administrators
Davis, Mary Dabney – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
As plans for expansion of the emergency nursery school program were being considered in 1934, opportunity was offered for the author of this bulletin to visit some of the European countries and observe their programs. The Office of Education accepted this voluntary offer and the author, who had been loaned by the Office to the Federal Emergency…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, School Activities, Kindergarten, Foreign Countries
Greenleaf, Walter J. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
The purpose of this study is to provide in readily accessible, compact form information concerning the junior colleges as they now exist; to record some of the important changes that have taken place in the status of these institutions since their creation; and to furnish data on each of the junior colleges that will be helpful to students who are…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Administration, Public Colleges, Secondary Schools
Covert, Timon – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
This study calls attention to the consistent manner in which State legal documents classify public education as a function of the State government and to the inconsistency between such legal classifications and the many cases of neglect on the part of States to provide adequately for public-school support. The data show that for the country as a…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Public Education, School Support, State Government
Gray, Ruth A. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
The Bibliography of Research Studies in Education covering the school year September 1934 through August 1935 is the ninth in the series. It lists 2,971 studies reported by 145 institutions, a number of which had not reported before. It contains a total of 384 doctors' dissertations, 2,368 masters' thesis, and 219 studies reported as faculty…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Research, Research Reports
Studebaker, J. W. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
This bulletin is a compilation of a few recent addresses and papers presented by the United States Commissioner of Education. The Commissioner material pertains particularly to the public affairs forum movement. The publication is issued in order to further meet the many requests for information in this field. Included in this bulletin are the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democracy, Adult Education, Educational Development
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
John, Walton C.; Hammond, H. P. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
This survey of graduate work in engineering has for its objective the presentation of the development and present status of graduate work in engineering in this country. The relatively rapid changes that have taken place in engineering education in recent years have caused greater activity and increased responsibility in graduate departments,…
Descriptors: Graduation Requirements, Advanced Courses, Engineering Education, Engineering
Lee, J. Murray; Segel, David – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
In order to make an intelligent advance in any school practice a knowledge of what schools are doing in that practice is almost indispensable, since a transition in procedures must be a growth from the one to the other. This bulletin gives this background of facts concerning the use of tests and examinations by the different subject departments in…
Descriptors: Testing, Teachers, Standardized Tests, Principals
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