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Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1960
This bulletin is the third in a series of annual publications issued by the Cooperative Research Program of the Office of Education. Its purpose is to provide practitioners, researchers, and others interested in education with information concerning research projects that are being supported under the Cooperative Research Program. A brief…
Descriptors: Educational History, Research Projects, Educational Research, Federal Programs
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Holloway, Joseph E. – Western Journal of Black Studies, 1989
The Sea Islands off the coast of South Carolina, Georgia, and Northern Florida retain almost every element of African culture, including language, oral tradition, folklore, and aesthetics. Examines the African influence in the lifestyle of the Gullah people of the Sea Islands, especially in terms of their concept of time. (AF)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, African Languages, Bantu Languages
Harney, Klaus, Ed.; Heikkinen, Anja, Ed.; Rahn, Sylvia, Ed.; Schemmann, Michael, Ed. – 2002
These 17 articles on different subjects of the broader theme "lifelong learning" represent the latest results of the discussions of the Vocational Education and Culture Research Network. An introduction (Klaus Harney et al.) provides summaries of the contents. The articles are "The Global and International Discourse of Lifelong…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Differences, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
Wilson, Ann Jarvella – 1985
The National Teacher Examinations (NTE), were first administered in 1940. Teacher examinations had existed in the United States since colonial New England. During the late 1920's, intelligence tests became popular; teaching aptitude, subject matter competence, and knowledge of testing were also measured. In 1931, a cooperative program of the…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria
Petty, Walter T. – 1983
Spanning the years 1932-1982, this book details the history of the National Conference on Research in English (NCRE) in terms of members' activities, research directions taken, and accomplishments. The first section of the book, "The Founding," reviews the initial efforts to establish the organization; examines its early programs;…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, English Curriculum, English Instruction
Irwin, Kathleen – 1985
The critical need for school reform cannot be separated from social reform. It is necessary, therefore, to go beyond the limited scope of curriculum modification to the process of learning how to take every element of an educational experience, raise it to a conscious level, and relate it to a universal struggle around a system of democratic…
Descriptors: Community Education, Democracy, Democratic Values, Educational Change
Romans, Bevin A. – 1993
To affirm Sojourner Truth as a powerful rhetor who advanced the equality and empowerment of women, a study examined several of her speeches on women's suffrage. Although the value of using such role models as Sojourner Truth has been demonstrated in various grade levels, and in the study of history and English, the approach is too seldom employed…
Descriptors: Blacks, Discourse Analysis, Females, Higher Education
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Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1922
The reorganization of home economics recommended in this report involves important and far reaching changes in both teaching and administration. The committee in home economics distinguishes two types of courses which it designates as general and intensive. To achieve the necessary results in the general courses, teachers must be broadly trained,…
Descriptors: Females, Home Economics, Secondary Education, Gender Differences
Alexander, Carter; Covert, Timon – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1932
This bibliography, conceived as one of the earliest undertakings of the survey, does for the materials published from 1923 to 1931 what the Educational Finance Inquiry's bibliography did for the earlier years. Like the earlier bibliography, this one aims to stimulate school executives and research workers to progress in financing education. In a…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Bibliographies, National Surveys, Statistical Data
Eddy, Junius – 1981
This document presents an updated version of a publication that originally appeared in print in 1970. The original document raised a number of issues and questions which, despite notable advances, are still problematic. In this revision, marginal notes up-date the original text with information concerning subsequent efforts to address raised…
Descriptors: Art Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
Saueressig-Schreuder, Yda – 1983
The importance of restructuring the discipline of geography and enhancing its role in the precollege curriculum as part of a global approach to education is emphasized in this paper. International education is seen as an essential part of high school and college education in an increasingly interdependent world. The oil crisis, the world economic…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Comparative Education, Developed Nations, Educational History
Caliver, Ambrose; Greene, Ethel G. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1937
In response to many requests for information and references on the education of Negroes, a selected bibliography covering a 3-year period, 1928 to 1930, was issued by the Office of Education in 1931. Since that time similar requests have been so numerous that it seemed appropriate to bring the bibliography up to date, which is the purpose of the…
Descriptors: United States History, Bibliographies, African American Education, Access to Education
Mayer, Victor J.; Fortner, Rosanne W. – 1987
In 1975, the Columbus Council of the Navy League of the United States provided a grant to The Ohio State University in support of a state survey to determine the level of understanding of marine information among the public school children of Ohio. In addition, it supported a summer workshop in the Humanities of the Seas conducted for teachers in…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Marine Education, Program Content, Program Descriptions
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Hogan, David – American Journal of Education, 1990
Examines the development of the "New England pedagogy." Finds that it began in response to the materialism and ambition of Jacksonian America. It sought to cultivate the capacity for individual self-government and to counter the commercialization of the classroom. (DM)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Educational History
Rice, Marti H.; Stallings, William M. – 1987
Helen M. Walker contributed to the field of educational research and statistics during a 55-year career. Born in Iowa in 1891, Walker earned a bachelor's degree from Iowa Wesleyan College and taught high school mathematics for nine years. She then taught at the University of Kansas while doing graduate work. One source noted that she was the first…
Descriptors: Biographies, College Faculty, Educational Researchers, High Schools
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