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Arnaud, Sabine – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
While current debates oppose the cochlear implant's privileging of speech acquisition to teaching sign language, nineteenth-century debates, in contrast, opposed those who saw sign language as a tool for learning to read and write, and those who saw in it an autonomous language for organizing thought itself. Should the order of gestural signs…
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational History, Assistive Technology, Syntax
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Siegel, Mona; Harjes, Kirsten – History of Education Quarterly, 2012
On May 4, 2006, French and German cultural ministers announced the publication of "Histoire/Geschichte", the world's first secondary school history textbook produced jointly by two countries. Authored by a team of French and German historians and published simultaneously in both languages, the book's release drew considerable public…
Descriptors: Textbooks, War, International Relations, Peace
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Albisetti, James C. – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
The kindergarten was, in all countries but Germany, a foreign import. The most familiar aspect of its diffusion to American scholars is the spread of Froebel's teachings into England and the United States by emigrants who had left the German Confederation after the failure of the revolutions of 1848-49. Familiar as well are the propaganda efforts…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Protestants
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Cohen, Miriam – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
In this article, the author discusses her comparative study of the history of the welfare state in the United States, England, and France, she studies some of the usual features of the welfare state, which include important entitlement programs, such as social insurance, and protective labor legislation, but she also focuses on the development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Public Education, Politics of Education
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Palmer, R. R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
Before the French Revolution, in 1789, 46 percent of the pupils in public secondary schools received free instruction compared to 13 percent of the pupils in 1842. The article examines the means by which the conclusion is arrived at, assesses its validity, and comments on some of its implications. (Author/SM)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Educational History, Equal Education
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Burney, John M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Law students at Toulouse, France, during the nineteenth century failed to form student organizations for three reasons: Legal studies did not encourage joint student activity; the students came from an upper and middle-class culture that discouraged adventurism; and authorities went to great lengths to prevent collective activity by students. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Higher Education, Law Schools
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Anderson, Robert – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Elementary, secondary, and higher education enrollment data for Scotland between the 1860s and 1939 are examined, and the structure and development of the Scottish system in the light of some of the general theories of comparative social history of education are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Harrigan, Patrick J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Compares trends in English, Canadian, and French historiography, and alludes to trends concerning the United States, Europe generally, and Quebec within the framework of comparative historiography.
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lehning, James R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Literacy and education did not lower fertility rates in a 19th-century village, Marlhes, located in southeastern France. Reasons why are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Birth Rate, Comparative Education, Demography
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Meyers, Peter V. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Many researchers believe that professional development derives from power struggles. This case study shows that the professionalization of nineteenth-century secular French primary school teachers was generated by the interplay between teachers and other participants--particularly the Catholic church, families, and the state--in the funding and…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Conflict, Educational History, Elementary Education
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Elwitt, Sanford – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Discusses the use of higher education for social defense, moral improvement, and working-class acculturation in 19th-century France. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Higher Education
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Curtis, Sarah A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Examines the reasons behind the expansion of congregational primary education before the educational push of the Third Republic in the diocese of Lyon (France). Argues that the popularity of Catholic-sponsored schooling in Lyon depended on the conjuncture of religious philanthropy and cost effectiveness. (CMK)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Finance, Educational History
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Seller, Maxine Schwartz – History of Education Quarterly, 1991
Discusses the necessity of setting boundaries for a research topic while bridging gaps with information from other disciplines and history of education in other nations. Illustrates the point with the history of women's education in the United States. Includes discussion of the influence of British boys' schools, French boarding schools, and the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Females, Foreign Countries
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Greenberg, Louis – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Reviews political, social, and educational influences which contributed to expansion of the Sorbonne (the University of Paris) from the late 1880s to the early 1900s, with attention to the roles of Louis Liard (dominant figure in French education) and Emile Durkheim (leading Sorbonne professor of sociology and advocate of proscientific attitudes…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Keylor, William R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Reviews the educational reform movement in France during the late nineteenth century which produced one of the most tightly organized, centrally controlled, and pedagogically effective models of elementary education in the world, with emphasis on the role of the Catholic clergy and attempts of the republican regime to uproot clerical influence in…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Comparative Education, Compulsory Education, Educational History
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