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Collelldemont, Eulàlia – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In recent years, visual records have come to be seen as important sources of information in the study of education and its history. However, most of the images used in this way simply provide a glimpse--though admittedly a precise one--of only one moment in the educational process. Graphic verisimilitude is not only to be found in these images; it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Cultural Background, Resource Materials
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Karier, Clarence H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Examines dominant 20th century liberal philosophy of social and educational reform, discusses research on the topic, criticism engendered, and areas which need more careful and extended inquiry. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education
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Baker, Scott – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Maintains that, in the wake of unfavorable court decisions, many school boards in the South attempted to legitimize wage discrimination against black teachers through use of the National Teacher Examination (NTE). Examines questions of racial bias within the testing procedure. Profiles the NTE's leading proponent, Ben Wood. (MJP)
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Government School Relationship
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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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Jarausch, Konrad H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Using examples from education in Germany, this article provides a critical analysis of the "new history of education," its goals, claims, and methodologies, as they were developed in both the United States and Germany during the 1970s. (JDH)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Historiography
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Nash, Carol S. – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Describes the impact of Enlightenment philosophies on Russian women during the reign of Catherine II (1762-1796). Education for upper class women was encouraraged only to enhance performance of their domestic roles within tightly knit nuclear families. Peasant women were educated to be serf-teachers for noblemen's children. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Mothers
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Mclaren, Angus – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Discusses the importance of the work of radical educator Paul Robin and the socio-political environment in nineteenth century France which prompted it. Robin advocated free, secular, public education for the working classes which stressed spontaneity, practicality, individualized instruction, and sexual equality. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Instruction
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Rayman, Ronald – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Discusses the factors influencing the rise and decline of the Lancasterian Monitorial System in American Indian schools during the early nineteenth century. Missionary schools adopted the system, in which older students were trained to teach younger ones basic literacy and manual skills, but abandoned it when it proved ineffective. (AM)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Cross Age Teaching, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Rooke, Patricia T. – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Describes the impact of the British government's Negro Education Grant on the activities of evangelical missionaries in the British West Indies between 1835-45. The grant was given to help establish missionaries as permanent teachers and ministers on the islands. However, British missionary societies did not support their missionaries' expanded…
Descriptors: Church Role, Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Simon, Joan – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1988
Traces the progress of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge's (England) charity school movement in the early eighteenth century and its shift from promotion of catechistical instruction to putting children to work in workhouses that served to banish idleness and beggary. (GEA)
Descriptors: Child Labor, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education