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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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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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Lamba, Isaac C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Although some educational progress at grassroot level was made by the Dutch Reformed Church Mission (DRCM) in African Malawi, the DCRM system contributed mostly to underdevelopment. Most Malawians were introduced to semi-literacy under thousands of semi-qualified teachers, and very few Africans who passed through the system later distinguished…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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Miller, Pavla – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Informed by recent Marxist education theory, the author gives a new account of the changes brought about by the 1875 Education Act in South Australia. Many of these changes, although couched in terms of morality and efficiency, represented a direct assault on the lifestyles and culture of the laboring people. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Cooney, Jerry W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
A social question faced by Latin American countries when they gained their independence from Spain was that of education. An extreme example of the difficulties encountered can be found in Paraguay where education was affected by the events of independence and by a new phenomenon, the Spanish American dictator. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Friedman, Alice T. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Educational theory and practice among the most privileged group in English society--the nobility and upper gentry--are examined. Fundamental differences distinguished the humanist program of study for girls from that for boys during the middle years of the sixteenth century. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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Fidler, Geoffrey C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
The educational theory and practice of the Escuela Modern (Modern School) movement of the Spanish educator Francisco Ferrer, born in 1850, are discussed. Two fundamental tendencies of the movement are child-centered education and education in didactic terms. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Didacticism, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Fussl, Karl-Hans; Kubina, Christian – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Since the 1970s the history of educational development has become the object of scholarly research once more. Within the context of recent educational history, the postwar period has aroused particular interest in educational historiographers. The history of the educational development of Berlin in the 1950s and 1960s is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Communism, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History
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McDermid, Jane – History of Education, 1989
Discusses the revisionist historical stance toward the position taken by female educationists in the eighteenth century. Describes the context in which these women worked and lived. Concludes that the influence of these females was ambiguous. Suggests that, although these women aimed to raise women's stature through education, they cannot be…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Tozer, Malcolm – History of Education, 1989
Describes the efforts of English public-school and university missions to alleviate the suffering of urban families and to bring literacy and numeracy to several generations of children. Discusses the evolution of these humanitarian efforts beginning with the Uppingham Mission in the late nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth century. (KO)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Services, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Horn, Pamela – History of Education, 1989
Reviews the occupation of English Victorian governess in terms of geographical variations, the bureaucratization of the position, background of candidates, and the inequalities suffered by persons engaging in this profession. Offers case histories of governesses in an effort to characterize those who engaged in this profession. (KO)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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Pearce, Robert – History of Education, 1988
Discussing missionary education in colonial Africa, Pearce examines the ideas of Mary Kingsley, one of the major influences on British thinking towards Africa from the late 1890's. Focusing attention on her educational views, Pearce states that she had influence on all areas of British policy in Africa, and especially West Africa. (GEA)
Descriptors: African Studies, Educational Attitudes, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Searby, Peter – History of Education, 1989
Examines forces leading to the establishment of Cecil Reddie's New School at Abbotsholme in Derbyshire (England). Views the school, with its emphasis upon physical fitness and practical activity, as the first modern progressive school from which many such institutions evolved. Notes that Reddie contributed to concepts of numerous subsequent…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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Fidler, Geoffrey C. – History of Education, 1989
Explores the nature of complete education as it was conceived and practiced by adherents of French classical anarchist pedagogy. Notes conflict between freedom and authority in their conceptualization. Argues that consciousness of actions rather than the economic and social products of those actions was what made practice contributory to…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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Gomersall, Meg – History of Education, 1988
Examines the extent to which the schooling experiences of working class girls and boys differed between 1800 and 1870. Focuses on the most apparent differences, such as access to schooling, curriculum, and standards of achievement. (GEA)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Curriculum, Educational Development, Educational History
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