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Vannatta, Seth C. – Education and Culture, 2016
This article summarizes four archetypal responses--the reactionary, conservative, pragmatist, and presentist--to the real or perceived threat to liberal learning in higher education. I advocate a balance between the conservative and the pragmatist responses. A conservative pragmatist response resists the canonical rigidity of the reactionary;…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Role of Education, Educational Theories
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Eastman, Nicholas J.; Boyles, Deron – Education and Culture, 2015
This essay situates John Dewey in the context of the founding of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) in 1915. We argue that the 1915 Declaration of Principles, together with World War I, provides contemporary academics important historical justification for rethinking academic freedom and faculty governance in light of…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Governance, Progressive Education, Educational History
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Gaudelli, William; Laverty, Megan J. – Education and Culture, 2015
The perceived importance of a global experience in higher education is hard to underestimate. University presidents are known to boast of their "percentage," or the proportion of undergraduates who study abroad. At least part of the rationale is a cosmopolitan one: an essential part of being acknowledged as educated derives in part from…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Study Abroad, Higher Education, Educational History
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Labaree, David F. – Education and Culture, 2014
In this 2013 John Dewey Society Lecture I examine the history and the structure of the American system of higher education. I argue that the true hero of the story is the evolved "form" of the American university and that all the things we love about it, like free speech, are the side effects of a structure that arose for other purposes.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Philosophy, Educational Attitudes, Freedom of Speech
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Fallace, Thomas D. – Education and Culture, 2010
This essay constructs a comprehensive view of Dewey's approach to history, the historical method, and history education. Drawing on Dewey's approach to the subject at the University of Chicago Laboratory School (1896-1904), Dewey's chapter on the historical method in "Logic: A Theory of Inquiry" (1938), and a critique of Dewey's…
Descriptors: History, Laboratory Schools, Educational Philosophy, History Instruction
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You, Zhuran; Rud, A. G. – Education and Culture, 2010
While John Dewey's learning theory has been widely credited as the essential theoretical underpinnings of service learning, lesser attention has been paid to his concept of moral imagination regarding its immense potentials in nurturing college students' moral growth in service learning. This article explores Dewey's framework of moral imagination…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Ethical Instruction, Imagination, Service Learning
Husen, Torsten – Education and Culture, 1975
Article listed guiding principles for the upper secondary school curriculum of the post-industrial society as an attempt to meet the educational needs of the young people of today and the citizens of tomorrow. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices
Heywood, John – Education and Culture, 1973
Article discussed developments in tertiary education taking place in Europe. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Degrees (Academic), Educational Change, Educational Objectives
Draheim, Heinz – Education and Culture, 1973
Considered the rapid growth of education and the growing awareness of the increasingly complex problems of management and coordination in the education system. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Employment Opportunities
Thompson, Harold – Education and Culture, 1973
Discussed international cooperation and the best way governments can achieve it. Focused on technical and personal links which could create a basis for other joint work in applied research and on improved material productivity. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Conferences, Educational Policy, Guidelines, Higher Education
Education and Culture, 1973
Discussed the problems of gaining admission as well as an education in the Federal Republic of Germany. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Admission Criteria, Decision Making, Educational Opportunities