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Walton, Andrea – History of Education, 2002
Discusses coeducation efforts at prestigious U.S. higher education institutions in the 1880s, specifically Columbia University and Barnard College (New York City). Concludes that narrative concerning women at these institutions includes the perspective that women were institution builders despite limited notions about female access and…
Descriptors: Coeducation, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research
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Shattock, Michael – History of Education, 2002
Discusses the educational history, in essay form, of Glasgow's (Scotland) higher education system, its relationship with the University Grants Committee and other civic/public universities of the twentieth century. Concludes that civic universities have lost their definingly unique characteristics by conforming to the format of other civic…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Brooks, Ron – History of Education, 2002
States that compulsory education was a politically charged subject from 1920-1930 in Great Britain. Declares the political battle centered around the Labour and Conservative parties. Points out the national curriculum movement did not effect the private schools until the 1970s. (KDR)
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Compulsory Education, Educational History, Educational Legislation
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Cunningham, Peter – History of Education, 2001
Responds to the progressive education concepts analyses of Herbert Kliebard and Sol Cohen. Offers the methodology concept of propography, or collective biography, to explain interests perceived as a homogenous progressive movement in education. Demonstrates the promise of prosopography as a methodology to bring agendas of less well-known…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Higher Education, Network Analysis
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Hilton, Mary – History of Education, 2001
Offers examples of progressive thoughts of male and female writers of romantic literature and poetry between 1780-1850. Depicts an era where children were believed to be better left formally uneducated and women's roles as professional writers and contributor's to progressive thought in society were largely ignored. (MER)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Mercer, Matthew – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the works of Irene Parker and Herbert McLachlan, who pioneered studies in religious dissent, a neglected part of educational history. Addresses this neglect as a comprehensive review and realistic assessment of the lay function of dissenting academies in 1750 to 1850 related to its impact on religious dissent. (MER)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Dissent, Educational History, Higher Education
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Grosvenor, Ian; Lawn, Martin – History of Education, 2001
Provides an overview of papers and presentations given by educators who attended the 1999 European Educational Research Association Conference (Lahti, Finland). Seminar presentations focus on image-based or image-related research in education history. (MER)
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Educational History, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Eggermont, Betty – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the choreography of schooling and the social interactions between teacher and student. Draws upon evidential data samples of primary teachers during the 1880s and 1930s noted in Belgium educational reviews. Concludes there was a transition from 1880s teacher-is-master classroom to a conforming 1930s educator-mentor role. (MER)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Martin, Jane; Goodman, Joyce – History of Education, 2001
Discusses principles and educational change practices that led to educational progressivism in the second half of the twentieth century. Highlights elements of change and action expounded by educators who presented papers at the 2000 History of Education Society Conference (Birmingham, Alabama). (MER)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational History, Evaluation
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Brehony, Kevin J. – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the progressive education works of Herbert Kliebard and Sol Cohen. Introduces four genres of writings about progressive education. Argues for closer attention to be paid to the discontinuities in history of what is considered progressive education. (MER)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Higher Education, Progressive Education
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Raymont, Philip – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on study analyses and historical aspects related to the development and establishment of the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia). Discusses the role of the Higher Education Financing and Policy Review Committee in reviewing Australia's higher education sector. (MER)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Copeland, Ian – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the evolution of defining special needs students (SEN) and how they were educated in British classrooms of the 1870-1914 time period. Discusses the Warnock Report, the 1981 Education Act, and other historically relevant documents pertaining to SEN. Concludes that pragmatism and educational policy have historically traveled in…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Tinkler, Penny – History of Education, 2001
Discusses the parameters set by the 1944 British Education Act for part-time continuing education of youth, age 15-18. Created county colleges, but due to lack of consensus about proposals for compulsory continuing education, they were overlooked as leading educators. Abandoned proposals for compulsory education in 1988. (MER)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Continuing Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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Rousmaniere, Kate – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the use of visual historical images, such as old photographs, as a means to interpret the history of education. Offers examples of photographs to examine past school practices and educational ideologies. Concludes that history in the present is always composed of its relationship to its past. (MER)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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Lawn, Martin; Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 2001
Ponders questions arising from items of obsolete technology found stored in an obscure part of the Prince Albert Junior and Infant School, Aston, Birmingham (England) school building. Explores how historical debris can bring the past into the present to provide insight into past teacher experiences, working practices, and culture. (MER)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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