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Frolov, A. A. – Soviet Education, 1989
Praises Anton S. Makarenko's work and pedagogical theories. Calls for research into applying Makarenko's theories to the Soviet Union's current educational reform. Highlights Makarenko's success at unifying theory and practice at his labor collective school. These theories focus on democratizing school relations, promoting individual development,…
Descriptors: Biographies, Communism, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change
Monoszon, Ele Isaevich – Soviet Education, 1988
Traces Soviet educational history during the 1950s and 1960s. Presents chapter four from Ele Monoszon's "The Establishment and Development of Soviet Pedagogy." Reviews theories and research of key Soviet educators during this period. (CH)
Descriptors: Communism, Educational History, Educational Principles, Educational Research
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Nye, F. Ivan – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1988
Examines family research and its cultural setting in 1937, then reports on changes and commonalities in research topics, research methods, and use of theory from 1937 through 1987. Offers general evaluations of current research and suggestions for changes that might increase productivity of family research. (Author)
Descriptors: Family (Sociological Unit), History, Research and Development, Research Methodology
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Nisbet, John – Scottish Educational Review, 1999
Traces the history of experimental educational research, based on application of the scientific method to pedagogy. Highlights the beginnings of educational research in German studies of psychology and child development; U.S. development of standardized tests and research-based administration; and European experimental studies. Discusses the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Testing, Experimental Psychology
Belzer, Alisa; St. Clair, Ralf – 2003
This paper reviews significant events and resources that have emerged since the 1992 publication of "Adult Literacy Education: Current and Future Directions. An Update" by Hanna Fingeret. It analyzes major milestones in research and practice in literacy education that have occurred in the last decade. The paper begins by looking at the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Learning
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Maguire, T. O. – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 1994
A former editor of this journal, 1989-91, selects an outstanding article from his tenure that illuminates the research merits of creativity, planning, and skepticism in the work of Milton Ezra LaZerte, a prominent Alberta educator in the first half of this century. The article selected describes LaZerte's learning theories and several…
Descriptors: Biographies, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Reamer, Frederic G. – Social Work, 1998
Traces the evolution of ethical norms, principles, and standards in social work during four stages in the profession's history: (1) morality period, (2) values period, (3) ethical theory and decision-making period, and (4) ethical standards and risk-management period. Recent developments in the profession include complex conceptual frameworks and…
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, Ethics, Guidelines, Moral Values
Marshall, J. Dan; Kim, Pyeong-gook – 1999
This paper offers a history of curriculum research. It discusses how, by 1969, the conventional curriculum field in America had become irrelevant. This situation would change in the 1970s as curriculum research began its climb back toward legitimacy. During the decade, a new trend in synoptic curriculum efforts appeared--a more considered approach…
Descriptors: Curriculum Research, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Walsh, S. M. – 1991
Throughout the early years of the twentieth century, literacy education was based on the solid understanding of grammar. Yet as early as 1923, empirical data indicated that the link between knowledge of grammar and correct use of English was tenuous at best. Despite formidable evidence, some educators still advocate the use of grammar as a…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Gomez-Palacio, Carlos; Jara, J. Ruben – 1989
This paper analyzes the origins, growth, and present state of communication research in Latin America. Based on empirical data, the paper identifies: (1) the factors that determined the kinds of studies that emerged in the region; (2) the major research topics; (3) the most influential scholars; and (4) the main currents of theoretical influence…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Development Communication, Foreign Countries, Intellectual History
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Beard, Roger; McKay, Maureen – Educational Studies, 1998
Reexamines aspects of the "real books/reading scheme books" debate that erupted into British literacy education in the late 1980s. Argues that the debate was not over-polarized, but that it did not take appropriate account of scholarly review of related research. Notes the relationships to current developments in the field. (DSK)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Baker, Eva L. – American Journal of Education, 1994
The development of a new national policy on achievement testing and how researchers sought to influence its development are chronicled. This development has been marked by the emergence of assessment advocates and educational researchers as two classes of assessment experts. Their differential effects on educational reform are explored. (SLD)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Advocacy, Educational Assessment, Educational Change
Gonon, Philipp, Ed.; Haefeli, Kurt, Ed.; Heikkinen, Anja, Ed.; Ludwig, Iris, Ed. – 2001
In addition to an "Introduction" (Gonon, et. al), there are these 18 essays: "Women and Men in Swiss Vocational Education (Borkowsy); "Women in Basic and Advanced Training" (Grossenbacher); "How Constitutional Change and Legal Reform Projects Foster Equal Opportunities in the Fields of Vocational Education and Higher…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Choice
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Lambert, Nadine M. – Journal of School Psychology, 1993
Provides overview of development of school psychology as scientist-practitioner specialization in regard to contributions of history of professional and scientific foundations for practice, the role of educational agencies and professional organizations in setting standards, perspective derived from major conferences on education and training…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Research and Development, School Psychologists, School Psychology
This document contains three papers from a symposium on the past, present, and future of human resource development (HRD). "Revisiting the New Deal: A Longitudinal Case Study" (Judy Pate, Graeme Martin, Jim McGoldrick) draws upon data from a longitudinal case study of the links between job security and HRD to examine the new…
Descriptors: Biographies, Case Studies, Definitions, Economic Change
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