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Barnes, Sarah V. – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Traces the changes in educational philosophy and practices that occurred within England's civic universities. The original intent of the state supported public universities was to provide professional and technical training for the growing middle class. Discusses the reasons that the civics eventually adopted the curriculum of the elite private…
Descriptors: College Role, Educational Environment, Educational Experience, Educational History
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Winterer, Caroline – History of Education Quarterly, 1992
Contends that educational historians have overlooked the significance of urban "infant schools" in the early 1800s as precursors of kindergartens in the United States. Argues that the failure of these schools to succeed does not obscure their importance as preparation for the kindergarten movement that followed. Discusses origins and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Reese, William J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Presents a social analysis of organized labor, socialism, and the Milwaukee schools during the Progressive era, with particular emphasis on the political fortunes of one of the most successful labor movements in American history. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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Rosenthal, Joel – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Relates the history of ideas to the history of education during the middle ages. Topics discussed include cultural life, economic factors, the political economy of medieval education, and the difficulty of writing about educational trends during a time for which there are few authoritative sources. (DB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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Openshaw, Roger – History of Education Quarterly, 1980
Characterizes public education in New Zealand during the period 1919-1922 as being influenced by increased instruction in patriotism and systematic monitoring of teacher and pupil loyalty. The reason for the politicization of education was fear of left-wing radicalism in the wake of the Russian revolution. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices
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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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Bailey, Charles R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Presents an account of political and religious influences affecting the French secondary school, Louis Le Grand, during the eighteenth century. Shows how the development of a major institution of education can be related to historical events and pressures. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices
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Hiner, N. Ray – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
The pedagogical changes introduced during the Great Awakening reveal that the Puritans of the seventeenth century had not exhausted the educational alternatives open to them; later innovations were developed within the analytical framework built by the seventeenth-century writers. (JB)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy