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Lannie, Vincent P. – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Presents an historiographical overview of Catholic education in the United States from colonial days to the twentieth century. The author traces the principles, origins, and establishment of the Catholic school system and relates the system to the Church's progress in America. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: American Studies, Catholic Schools, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Wong, William S. – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Provides a translation and explanation of the "Hsueh Chi," (Record of Learning), which is the 18th chapter of the major Confucian classic "Li Chi," (Book of Rites). The author maintains that although much has changed in China since Confucius, there is still the spirit that education is essential in order to organize society and to rule. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Asian History, Chinese Culture, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Urban, Wayne J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Stresses that a regional approach to history of education can enhance and enrich understanding of education-related issues in other regions and in the United States at large. Case studies from the Southern region are presented to reinforce this view. (DB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Reuben, Julie A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Argues that changes in citizenship education during the progressive era (emphasizing community and the common welfare rather than individual rights) grew out of support for a strong, activist central government. Questions earlier assumptions that the change occurred in reaction to immigration. Discusses competing conceptions of citizenship and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Educational History
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Saveth, Edward N. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Traces the private boarding school movement in the United States, discussing its growth and service to a "democratic nobility" which would be trained to lead the country. Examines the White Anglo-Saxon Protestant control of private schools until the 1960s and explores changes in admissions and administration policies. (GEA)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Admission Criteria, Boarding Schools, Educational Change
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Lamba, Isaac C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Although some educational progress at grassroot level was made by the Dutch Reformed Church Mission (DRCM) in African Malawi, the DCRM system contributed mostly to underdevelopment. Most Malawians were introduced to semi-literacy under thousands of semi-qualified teachers, and very few Africans who passed through the system later distinguished…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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Osgood, Robert L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Contrasts the rhetoric and implementation of common schools (tax-supported, free public education) in 19th-century Boston with some subsequent educational discrimination. The Boston Public School system established intermediate schools and ungraded classes as a means of instructing illiterate immigrant children. It rapidly became a system of…
Descriptors: Educational Background, Educational Discrimination, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Jones, Gareth Elwyn – History of Education, 1990
Reinterprets the way that the 1944 Education Act was viewed in Great Britain by detailing the political debate over restructuring schools in Swansea, Wales, after World War II. Examines social and political factors that determined Welsh educational policy and reveals the continuing struggle between providing equal educational opportunities and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Planning
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Wegner, Gregory P. – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Recounts the dialogue between U. S. and Soviet members of the Allied Kommandatura Education Committee (AKEC) in post World War II Berlin regarding the formation of a new history curriculum for German youth. Concludes that the history curriculum accord represented a U.S.-Soviet desire to use schools as a means of denazifying Berlin youth. (SLM)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Johnson, Richard – History of Education, 1989
Examines the impact of "Thatcherism" on education. Evaluates both pre and post 1980s British public education. Discusses the philosophy underlying the Baker Act. Concludes that these policies fail to tackle the limits of British education, slow the modernization of curriculum, and lead to limited access to education for specific groups.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Conservatism, Curriculum Development, Educational Legislation
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Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Explores John Dewey's influence upon the history of educational research. Considers the genesis of Dewey's approach to the systematic study of education and investigates some of the reasons his approach to educational inquiry did not endure as well as those of Edward L. Thorndike. Examines the nature of these various traditions. (KO)
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research
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Anderson, James D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Follows the educational awakening which stirred the American South from 1900-1920 and assesses the effects of northern philanthropists' interests in Black rural education. Suggests that the philanthropists' policies and programs were designed primarily to contribute to an economically efficient and politically stable Sourthern agricultural economy…
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational Assessment, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Chipman, Donald D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1977
Presents a biography of William Heard Kilpatrick, progressive educator and disciple of John Dewey, and evaluates Kilpatrick's contributions to educational philosophy. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Biographies, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Educational Philosophy
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Feinberg, Walter – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
Responded to four articles in a recent issue of the journal which defended John Dewey against some of the criticisms of revisionist historians. Claiming to be neither an historian not a revisionist as these articles suggested, the author praised Dewey's spirit of open inquiry and recommended this same spirit to liberal scholars in their research.…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education