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Cox, Gordon – History of Education, 1999
Examines the ideological assumptions that underpin historical studies in music education. Develops a broader view of music education through the exploration of four themes, such as local histories of music instruction. Offers four possibilities researchers can consider in order to create a "usable past" for music education. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Richardson, William – History of Education, 1999
Explores the development of the history of education as a field of study in England from 1945 through 1972. Examines the production of published research and teaching in several contexts. Provides background on history of education as a field of study prior to 1945. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries
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Thomas, J. B. – History of Education, 1992
Traces the development of teacher education in Birmingham, England, from the Victorian period through the 1920s. Describes the transition of Mason College and the Birmingham Day Training College into the education department of Birmingham University. Discusses women's education, teacher training for men, student life, faculty, and curriculum. (DK)
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Schools of Education
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Whitehead, Clive – History of Education, 1993
Rejects Kilemi Mwiria's contention that the primary goal of the educational system in colonial Kenya was to deliberately prepare Africans for subjugation and subordination. Contends that the British government did not have the funds to support expansion or improvement of the African educational system. (CFR)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Colonialism, Educational Finance, Educational History
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Barnes, Sarah V. – History of Education, 1994
Asserts that, during the second half of the 19th Century, women in England and the United States increasingly sought and gained admission to higher education institutions. Describes the establishment of coeducation at the University of Manchester (England) and Northwestern University (Illinois) in terms of these cultural differences. (CFR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Coeducation, Comparative Education, Cultural Traits
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Harber, Clive – History of Education, 1993
Describes Namibian educational history from 1890 to the present. Discusses the political and military struggle for independence and the challenges of building an educational system consistent with democratic values. (CFR)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Apartheid, Blacks
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Gilbert, Julie S. – History of Education, 1994
Asserts that England's civic universities maintained a much less restrictive environment than Oxford or Cambridge. Civic university women participated in all aspects of student life often exceeding the involvement of male students. Argues that social and economic differences contributed to this dichotomy. (MJP)
Descriptors: Educational History, Equal Education, Extracurricular Activities, Females
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Hennock, E. P. – History of Education, 1990
Traces developments in British technology education, focusing on the German Polytechnic School's influence as a model. States this model was emulated to meet British industrialization needs. Examines different cities' approaches to technology education and rivalries with universities, highlighting differences between state and local control. (CH)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Engineering Education, European History, Foreign Countries
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Roderick, Gordon – History of Education, 1990
Examines educational backgrounds of 253 industrialists, managers, engineers, and scientists either born or employed in South Wales between 1770 and 1914. Finds limited levels of education, especially in science and technical fields. Traces these industrialists' and scientists' efforts to promote education, highlighting work schools that were…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Educational Research
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Edwards, Elizabeth – History of Education, 1993
Compares the experience of 3 women's training colleges in Great Britain during the first half of the 20th century. Concludes that the training college culture, with its combination of individual enrichment and collective stagnation, is important to the history feminism. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Education, Females, Femininity
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Zasztowt, Leszek – History of Education, 1990
Analyzes the problems of educational funds and scholarships in Polish areas incorporated within Russia after the third partition of the Commonwealth. Traces the history of educational funding during the early 1800s and provides statistics on the breakdown of monies appropriated by government, religion and individuals. (RW)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support
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Thomas, J. B. – History of Education, 1988
Examines the Bristol Day Training College for Women (England) which was founded to meet the growing need for teachers following the 1870 Education Act. Discusses its early emphasis on elementary school teacher training for women, and its resulting significance in the history of women's education. (GEA)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Dow, Gwyneth – History of Education, 1988
Reviews HER NATURAL DESTINY: THE EDUCATION OF WOMEN IN NEW SOUTH WALES by Noeline Kyle. States that despite inadequate coverage of women's informal education and their entrance into universities in the 1880's, Kyle presents the most comprehensive study of women's education in New South Wales. (GEA)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
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Richardson, William – History of Education, 1999
Examines the development of the history of education as a field of study in England from 1972-96. Assesses the production of published research and teaching in several contexts: institutional change within higher education, intellectual fashion, distinctive traditions within academic departments of history and education, overseas influences, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research
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Cook, Lorainne A. – History of Education, 1997
Attempts a comprehensive investigation into the impact of nonconformity on the development of elementary education in Swansea, Wales, between 1851 and 1900. Nonconformity was a dissenting strand of English Protestant theology popular among the working class. Recounts the early efforts of the nonconformists in establishing Sunday schools. (MJP)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Education, Ethnicity, Foreign Countries
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