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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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James, Thomas – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
In 1942 the U.S. government evacuated more than 110,000 Japanese Americans from their homes and placed them in relocation centers. This article talks about the more than 4,000 Japanese American students who were allowed to leave the centers to study in colleges and universities throughout the United States. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Higher Education, Japanese American Culture
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Naylor, Natalie A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
The primary concerns of the American Education Society (AES), formed in Boston in 1815 as part of a Protestant crusade to save the nation, were the education of ministers and the revitalization of religion. The educational influence of the AES in antebellum higher education is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Professional Associations
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Webster, David S. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
The first academic quality ranking of American colleges and universities was produced by the U.S. Bureau of Education in 1911. The institutions were stratified into five levels according to their presumed quality. However, because protests led to this work's being suppressed before its official publication, very little is known about it. (RM)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational History, Educational Quality, Higher Education
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Peeps, J. M. Stephen – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Reasons for the emergence of education benefits (Title II) as a major focus in the Veterans Assistance Act of 1944 are discussed. Effects and implications are briefly examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Military Personnel, Political Influences
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Walker, Franklin A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Tsar Alexander I of Russia created a ministry of public education and promulgated laws to provide elementary and secondary schools and higher education institutions for all classes of the population. The public took a great interest in education and actively participated in the funding of schools at every level. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Financial Support, Foreign Countries
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Lehning, James R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Literacy and education did not lower fertility rates in a 19th-century village, Marlhes, located in southeastern France. Reasons why are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Birth Rate, Comparative Education, Demography
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Eklof, Ben – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
The expansion of schooling in the Russian countryside after 1864 brought basic education within the reach of the majority of peasants in the European heartland by the time of World War I. It is argued that this expansion was initiated by the purposeful self-activity of the anonymous peasant millions. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Greenberg, Michael; Zenchelsky, Seymour – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Argues that Rutgers University administrators participated in obfuscating the political nature of the 1935 dismissal of Lienhard Bergel, a German-born professor, whose anti-Nazi views alienated him from Friedrich Hauptmann, department head, also German-born, and avowedly pro-Nazi. Analyzes Hauptmann's central role and hearings testimony. Charges…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Administrator Responsibility, College Faculty, Dissent
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Elliott, B. J. – History of Education, 1991
Describes development of qualifying examinations in English and Welsh secondary schools. Evaluates forms and quality of testing in history. Presents suggestions by experts and changes made in England and Wales over 21-year period. Finds that most problems stemmed from desires to cover long periods of time while providing the depth of coverage…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Educational Attainment, Educational History, Evaluation Utilization
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Shinners, John R., Jr. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Assesses the strengths and weaknesses of university study licenses such as the "Licet canon" and the "Cum ex eo" which, when issued by the Vatican in the 13th century, allowed unordained parochial rectors and ordained priests to obtain higher education. Concludes that study licenses improved the education of the parochial…
Descriptors: Church Programs, Clergy, Education, Educational History
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Goodman, Joyce – History of Education, 1997
Considers women and their evidence in relation to the agenda of the Bryce Commission, arguing that the agenda reflected concerns with boys' education and that it marginalized girls' education and women's evidence. Focuses on the networks between men and women on the Commission and power relations manifested in giving and taking evidence. (DSK)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Evidence (Legal), Females
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Takeshi, Komagome; Mangan, J. A. – History of Education, 1997
Considers imperialism in Taiwan because the model of Japanese colonial rule was developed here. Focuses on basic assumptions and structures associated with this model, including: (1) Japanese ideology and culture; (2) legal and political relationships between colony and metropolis; (3) educational policy in Taiwan; and (4) imperial education…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Seller, Maxine Schwartz – History of Education Quarterly, 1991
Discusses the necessity of setting boundaries for a research topic while bridging gaps with information from other disciplines and history of education in other nations. Illustrates the point with the history of women's education in the United States. Includes discussion of the influence of British boys' schools, French boarding schools, and the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Females, Foreign Countries
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