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Sloan, Douglas – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
The dominant conception of knowledge in modern consciousness and culture is examined, and some of its consequences are explored. Implications of the gap between knowledge and values with regard to our understanding of education are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Epistemology
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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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Kaestle, Carl F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Examines the role of ideologies in the history of American education. A case study showing how the Protestant ideology influenced the social outlook and actions of school reformers in the antebellum period of the nineteenth century is included. (AM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education