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Perrotta, Katherine – American Educational History Journal, 2018
The sixties and seventies were a time of great cultural, social, and political change in the United States. Events including civil rights demonstrations, anti-war protests, environmental movements, and gender rights sparked activism among students and young people across the country. In order for American youth to mobilize, they turned to…
Descriptors: United States History, Activism, Geographic Regions, Social Change
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Moore, Alfred D., III; Anderson, Christian K. – American Educational History Journal, 2018
The Law School at South Carolina State College, a black college located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, was founded in 1947 as a segregated school to keep black students out of the state's all-white law school. However, this small law school produced in its nineteen-year existence a generation of attorneys whose education and achievements outlived…
Descriptors: Law Schools, Black Colleges, Educational History, United States History
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Johansen, Alexandra; Slantcheva-Durst, Snejana – American Educational History Journal, 2018
Student fraternities emerged in the late 1700s as an extension of literary societies and debate clubs. A century after their formation, in 1891, national interfraternal associations, or fraternity/sorority councils, also took root. These interfraternal associations would shape the Greek community on college campuses across the country. Decades…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Universities, Fraternities, Educational History
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Barber, Marlin – American Educational History Journal, 2018
When examining the efforts of African Americans to create and operate viable primary and secondary schools from 1865 to 1870 in Kentucky, it is difficult to not contemplate what potentially might have been had national support for the Black transition from enslavement to freedom not waned. W.E.B. Dubois and several subsequent historians concluded…
Descriptors: Slavery, African Americans, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools
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Gambill, Rhonda – American Educational History Journal, 2018
In 1932, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis debuted a series of fifty educational lending cases. The cases, constructed by museum staff from duplicate or donated materials, covered a variety of topics in the areas of natural and social sciences. While never specifically referred to as intercultural programming or intercultural education, The…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Children, Museums, Educational Objectives
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Beyer, Carl Kalani – American Educational History Journal, 2018
This article examines counter-hegemony occurring through the development of the Hawaiian language immersion movement, successfully leading to the saving of both Hawaiian culture and the Hawaiian language. After almost 100 years without Hawaiian being the language of instruction, it has re-emerged. Counter-hegemony began in the 1960s with the…
Descriptors: Malayo Polynesian Languages, Hawaiians, Immersion Programs, Cultural Maintenance
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Gunn, Dennis – American Educational History Journal, 2018
Rapid changes in American society in the early twentieth century fostered both a general sense of optimism for America's future and a perceived sense of moral dislocation affecting present and future generations of America's youth. Urbanization, modernization, and the increasing presence of immigrant populations were often viewed as challenges to…
Descriptors: Moral Development, Values Education, United States History, Political Attitudes
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Garry, Vanessa – American Educational History Journal, 2018
As the early twentieth century's restrictive social policies and poor economic conditions relegated African Americans in St. Louis, Mo. to high poverty neighborhoods, parents were forced to enroll their children in substandard segregated schools. Meanwhile the African American population increased in size from 108,765 (11.4 percent) in 1940 to…
Descriptors: Community Education, Personal Narratives, African Americans, School Segregation
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Eddy, Colleen M.; Kuehnert, Eloise Aniag – American Educational History Journal, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to account for the advancement of questioning in mathematics education. Four sections focus on: (1) Importance of Questioning in Education (a historical perspective of questioning from the 1960s through the 1990s); (2) Cognitive Classification of Questions (Costa's Levels of Thinking, Webb's Depth of Knowledge, and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods, Constructivism (Learning)
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Beyer, Carl – American Educational History Journal, 2017
The purpose of this article is to review four educational issues introduced by this author in previous articles (Beyer 2004, 2015) that faced the Kingdom of Hawai'i in order to investigate the educational policies taken to address these issues by the White Architects of Hawaiian education. The American Protestant missionaries, who arrived in…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Whites, Clergy
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Platt, R. Eric; Chesnut, Steven R.; McGee, Melandie; Song, Xiaonan – American Educational History Journal, 2017
Recently, two phenomena have been discussed in higher education-specific media: (1) the prevalence of institutional mergers to promote longevity; and (2) institutional rebranding to improve public perceptions and increase enrollment through enhanced and/or clarified missions (Wexler 2015). Although such has been reported in "The Chronicle of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Organizational Change, Educational History
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Perotta, Katherine – American Educational History Journal, 2017
December 1, 2015, marked the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery bus in 1955. This incident sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the mid-20th century civil rights movement. A century before Parks' act of resistance, African American schoolteacher Elizabeth Jennings was…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, African American History, Activism, Influences
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Burlbaw, Lynn M.; Williams, Lauren; Kelly, Larry J. – American Educational History Journal, 2017
Texas A&M University has long been known for its engineering and agricultural programs. Only in the last 50 years has its reputation included the preparation of teachers for general education in the public schools of Texas. However, agricultural education has been an integral part of the institution's mandate since early in the 20th century.…
Descriptors: Agricultural Colleges, Educational History, Teacher Certification, State Legislation
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Stewart, Dafina-Lazarus – American Educational History Journal, 2017
A group of private liberal arts colleges in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana, formed a voluntary association called the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) in 1962 based on their self-perceived shared interests and missions. These institutions included Albion College, Antioch College, Denison University, DePauw University, Earlham College, Hope…
Descriptors: African American Students, College Students, Educational Experience, Educational History
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Hengtgen, Kristen – American Educational History Journal, 2017
In 1966, as the old county courthouse in Delaware County moved to a new building, there was no easy way to relocate the years of old documents and artifacts that had been collecting dust in the disorganized basement and attic since 1880. The decision was made. Thousands of documents, ledgers, and manuscripts from the founding of the county in 1827…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Laboratory Training, History Instruction, Local History
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