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Muckle, James – History of Education, 2008
The outbreak of the First World War and the emergence of Russia as Britain's "glorious ally" swiftly changed public attitudes in Britain, which had been largely, but not entirely, hostile to Russia. The sense that Britain needed to cure its 'abysmal ignorance' of Russia, coupled with the strong desire to replace Germany, the enemy, as a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Business Relationship, War, Educational History
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Vernon, Keith – History of Education, 2008
Throughout the interwar period, there was considerable discussion concerning the health and welfare of university students in Britain, involving university officials, student organizations and government departments. In the light of these debates, there was a significant expansion of amenities for students, which included halls of residence,…
Descriptors: Health Services, Higher Education, Student Organizations, Health Facilities
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Smith, David – History of Education, 2008
The building of the English new universities during the 1960s symbolized the liberating possibilities of higher education. New institutions for a new age, their campuses were arguably part of a wider "utopianist" movement for community that sought to challenge academic elitism and conservatism. This paper considers the era of university…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Democracy, Ideology, Educational Policy
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Gasparini, Fay; Vick, Malcolm – History of Education, 2008
Place is material, conceptual and symbolic. Physically, the Library at Townsville College of Advanced Education was central, visible and distinctive. Internally, it provided a dramatically different environment from other college buildings. It functioned as the (metaphorical) "hub" of the external studies programme and, when the college…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Libraries, Library Role, Educational History
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Silver, Harold – History of Education, 2007
The article explores historical issues concerning the relationships between higher education and institutions and their local and regional communities. The primary focus is on the ways in which institutions are influenced by social change and have partnership roles in economic and social development. Their role from the nineteenth century and in…
Descriptors: Social Development, Higher Education, Social Change, Educational History
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Whitehead, Maurice – History of Education, 2007
Jesuit education provided the first rigorous educational "system" in the Western world from the 1540s onwards. By 1773 more than 700 Jesuit colleges and universities educating some 250,000 students worldwide constituted the largest educational network in existence up to that time. At the present day, in 68 countries worldwide, the…
Descriptors: Historiography, Historians, Archives, Catholic Schools
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Silver, Harold – History of Education, 2006
This is an analytical survey of the history of higher education--primarily but not exclusively in England--as written in the last quarter of the twentieth century. It examines the history of liberal education, of the rewriting of the history of Oxford and Cambridge, and of nineteenth- and twentieth-century institutions. It addresses new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Higher Education, General Education
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Bush, Julia – History of Education, 2005
The article discusses contributions towards female higher education made by a group of women whose views on gender roles were conservative, rather than feminist or suffragist. Four women's conservative ideals and interconnected work for women's education are reviewed in the context of late Victorian Oxford. This study is prefaced by a discussion…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Womens Education, Feminism
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Harford, Judith – History of Education, 2005
The movement for the higher education of women in Ireland in the nineteenth century has traditionally been viewed as a Protestant initiative. Scholarship suggests that the Irish campaign developed along the same lines as the English movement, gaining from and growing out of the English advances. Leading Protestant schools for girls have been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Protestants, Females
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Triche, Stephen; McKnight, Douglas – History of Education, 2004
Over the last 5 centuries, successive generations of educators have engaged in a reevaluation of curriculum and pedagogy in an effort to reveal the mechanisms that underlie the mysteries of the educational process. The current debate in the USA over the nature of pedagogical reform, particularly in terms of teacher accountability, high-stakes…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Educational History, Higher Education
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Kraft, Alison – History of Education, 2004
What obstructions stand in the way of our universities in their endeavours to develop higher courses in Veterinary medicine cannot be realised by Parliament and the general public. These obstructions are due to the continued existence of regulations which should have been swept away long ago, and, I must add, to the most regrettable inertia of the…
Descriptors: Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medical Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Waite, Cally L.; Crocco, Margaret Smith – History of Education, 2004
Brian Simon's life work brought together a set of themes that cross the Atlantic in interesting ways: race and class, contests over education's aims and structures, equity and equality as differential measures of social justice, and the role of history in illuminating education's place in forming national identity and fostering change. The…
Descriptors: Justice, Equal Education, Higher Education, African American Students
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Godwin, C. D. – History of Education, 2003
Explores the creation and demise of the National Advisory Council on Teacher Supply and Training (NACTST) as indicated in official files and the actions of former policy making officials and ministers. Concludes the demise of NACTST caused central policy makers to disallow consultants or advisory bodies to claim equal standing. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Planning, Educational Policy
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McCulloch, Gary; Watts, Ruth – History of Education, 2003
Discusses the premise of theory, methods, and social science in relation to the history of education. States the articles in this issue demonstrate there are still current active explorations of educational history being conducted. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Methods, Educational Planning
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Aldrich, Richard – History of Education, 2003
Focuses on the contexts of current debates about the nature and the state of history of education, and the subject of history. States that educational historians are needed to define the truth about history by focusing on human existence and values, and to evaluate questionable facts espoused by those who may have ulterior motives. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Planning, Educational Policy
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