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Mohsenin, Iran Cassim – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
During the past decade, college student enrollment has encompassed increasing numbers of students older than the traditional age range of 17 to 23. This is not a new precedent; students in colonial colleges spanned a wide age range. Discussed are student ages from the colonial era through the latter nineteenth century. (RM)
Descriptors: Age, College Students, Educational History, Higher Education
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Hall, Peter Dobkin – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Questions why historians of education have been so reluctant to link their work more firmly to social history. As partial answers, suggests that one reason is their discomfort with current models of the development of modern society and the fact that most historians of education pursue their work with an institutional focus rather than a social…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Synnott, Marcia G. – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Reviews policies of college officials in controlling admission of minority students (Jews, Catholics, immigrants) to selected American colleges and universities from 1900-1970. Suggests that institutions of higher education may have to justify their admission policies by submitting them to periodic public or semipublic review. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Angelo, Richard – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Describing events and trends at Pennsylvania universities over a period of 33 years during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the article focuses on expansion of university services, background and characteristics of students, educational objectives, and occupations of graduates. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational History, Higher Education, Occupations
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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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Best, John Hardin – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Presents a history of the latest revolution in higher education, emphasizing the importance of increasing free market forces in institutional policy formation and the development of new management capabilities within academe. Discusses historiographic considerations and curriculum transitions, suggesting relevant considerations for the formation…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Presents an historical context for understanding developments at U. S. colleges and universities during the 1960s, when over half the campuses experienced some kind of demonstration. Provides an in-depth analysis of the socio-political forces that spawned the radical reform groups of that decade. (JDH)
Descriptors: College Environment, Culture Conflict, Educational History, Educational Trends
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Diorio, Joseph A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
A century ago history was seen as one of the school subjects conducive to the moral training of young people, and it held an important position in the curriculum. Why the importance of history declined precisely at a time when interest in moral education continued to run high is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction
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Jordan, Ellen – History of Education Quarterly, 1991
Discusses changes in the education of middle class British girls during the nineteenth century. Reports that, although girls' education resembled boys' and promoted self-actualization and vocational preparation, an accepted aim was to produce good wives and mothers. Observes that challenges to women's presumed roles were not widespread until later…
Descriptors: Educational History, Females, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Slotten, Hugh R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1991
Suggest that science and formal education became the primary civilizing forces in the decades preceding the Civil War. Focuses on the work of scientist and educational reformer Alexander Dallas Bache. Concludes that Bache's efforts to promote unified public schools, scientific and technical education, and moral training inspired later Progressive…
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction
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Lowen, Rebecca S. – History of Education Quarterly, 1991
Observes that there is as yet no comprehensive history of the Post-World War II "multiversity." Examines the development of Stanford University's Microwave Laboratory. Suggests a framework for the multiversity that includes large, well-funded laboratories, a department with weak central authority, and an emphasis on research over…
Descriptors: Educational History, Government Role, Higher Education, Physics
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Jensen, Joan M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the ideology of the "teaching daughters," which argues the benefits of employing women as teachers, was taking form. The development of this ideology and its practice in southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware from 1790 to 1850 are described. (RM)
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Women
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Gilman, Amy – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Vast changes took place in urban benevolence toward poor females in the first half of the nineteenth century. Agencies started by upper-class women as private organizations to support needy women became agencies run by salaried, professional, male charity workers whose job it was to train and discipline poor females. (RM)
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Females, Feminism, Higher Education
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Pearson, Ralph L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
Johnson's ideas on the role of Black colleges provide both a historic and contemporary perspective to the debate about their purposes. He explored the function, if any, of Black colleges in the race's social and economic survival, as well as its cultural identity, especially after segregation in education was declared unconstitutional. (SR)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Black Education, Black Influences, Black Students
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Palmieri, Patricia A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
Women faculty at Wellesley College in the Progressive Era were not only the best female academics of their generation, they also created a rich social life and sense of community among themselves. At the same time they maintained a commitment to social activism. Their accomplishments and limitations are discussed. (IS)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Presidents, Educational Change, Educational History
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