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Spillman, Scott – History of Education Quarterly, 2012
Christine Ladd-Franklin spent the first forty years of her life becoming one of the best-educated women in nineteenth-century America. She spent the rest of her life devising fellowship programs designed to enable educated women to have the same opportunities as men in their academic careers. The difficulty women had in becoming professors had a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, United States History, Educational History, Access to Education
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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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Justice, Benjamin – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
They sat in the Cubberley Education Lecture Hall to hear visiting experts. More often they could be found meeting in reduced-size classes, or working on small-group activities. They usually took notes; sometimes they took field trips. They memorized lists and sat for exams, but they also watched films and acted out scenarios. Rather than take…
Descriptors: United States History, War, Global Approach, Cooperative Learning
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Blessing, Benita – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
In this article the author discusses that, at the end of World War II, German educational administrators in the Soviet occupied zone of their nation decided to implement coeducation; that is, the schooling of girls and boys in the same classroom. This policy represents a radical break with German educational traditions, as well as with the western…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Action, Educational Change, Coeducation
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Pepin, Craig K. – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
After 1945, the words "anti-fascist education" appeared much less frequently in the western zones of occupied Germany than in the Soviet zone, but the concerns expressed by the phrase were shared by all occupying powers: How could education help prevent a resurgence of Nazism? For the American and British occupation authorities, and to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Authoritarianism, Universities, War
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Diehl, Carl – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Presented is a history of American students in Germany prior to 1870 and an assessment of the influence of these students who returned to the United States to fashion institutions of higher learning and to establish the criteria of higher learning in the humanities. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Trends, Foreign Culture
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Kelly, Reece C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Efforts to make over German universities in the image of Nazism failed, not because of the strength of the moral convictions of the professors or their faith in the professional values of the universities, but rather because of the weaknesses inherent in the ideology and organization of Nazism.(RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Jarausch, Konrad H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Using examples from education in Germany, this article provides a critical analysis of the "new history of education," its goals, claims, and methodologies, as they were developed in both the United States and Germany during the 1970s. (JDH)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Historiography
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Rossiter, Margaret W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Describes the strategies which women used to gain admittance to degree granting programs in American and German universities between 1868 and 1907. How universities operated during that period is also discussed. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Doctoral Degrees, Educational History, Females
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Tent, James F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
After World War II, America assumed the responsibility for helping to reform Germany's educational system. American educational policy did not have a clear direction; three distinct phases are discernible. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Biebel, Charles D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Between 1945 and 1955, American efforts to reform education in Germany included an initial phase of punitive purges, an imposition of American curricular models, generously endowed reorientation programs, and attempts to persuade the Germans to reform their own system. These contradictory shifts were not the result of rational policy decisions.…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Beyerchen, Alan – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
After World War II, Allied policy toward German science became entangled with issues of reparations and programs at home instead of contributing to the positive reconstruction of Germany. The Americans, the British, and the Russians dealt with German scientists and research institutions in very different ways. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Policy, Scientific Research
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Albisetti, James C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Helene Lange worked to obtain equal educational opportunities for women in Germany at the end of the nineteenth century. She tried to improve teacher training for women, enhance the curriculum in girls' high schools, and increase professional training opportunities for women. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Equal Education, Feminism, High Schools
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Allen, Ann Taylor – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Kindergarten advocates in Germany faced the same intellectual dilemmas and obstacles that confronted the German liberal movement. Although based on an ideology created by men, the kindergarten movement demonstrated women's active and resourceful struggle for autonomy within the limits imposed upon them by culture and society. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Feminism, Kindergarten, Political Issues
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Skopp, Douglas R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
During the 1840s, the pupils, social influence, and futures of the Volksschule teachers were limited to the lower working classes. These teachers tried to seize the opportunity offered by the unrest and parliamentary debates in 1848 to demand a number of educational reforms. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Education, Political Influences
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