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Siegel, Mona; Harjes, Kirsten – History of Education Quarterly, 2012
On May 4, 2006, French and German cultural ministers announced the publication of "Histoire/Geschichte", the world's first secondary school history textbook produced jointly by two countries. Authored by a team of French and German historians and published simultaneously in both languages, the book's release drew considerable public…
Descriptors: Textbooks, War, International Relations, Peace
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Spillman, Scott – History of Education Quarterly, 2012
Christine Ladd-Franklin spent the first forty years of her life becoming one of the best-educated women in nineteenth-century America. She spent the rest of her life devising fellowship programs designed to enable educated women to have the same opportunities as men in their academic careers. The difficulty women had in becoming professors had a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, United States History, Educational History, Access to Education
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Justice, Benjamin – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
They sat in the Cubberley Education Lecture Hall to hear visiting experts. More often they could be found meeting in reduced-size classes, or working on small-group activities. They usually took notes; sometimes they took field trips. They memorized lists and sat for exams, but they also watched films and acted out scenarios. Rather than take…
Descriptors: United States History, War, Global Approach, Cooperative Learning
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Blessing, Benita – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
In this article the author discusses that, at the end of World War II, German educational administrators in the Soviet occupied zone of their nation decided to implement coeducation; that is, the schooling of girls and boys in the same classroom. This policy represents a radical break with German educational traditions, as well as with the western…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Action, Educational Change, Coeducation
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Pepin, Craig K. – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
After 1945, the words "anti-fascist education" appeared much less frequently in the western zones of occupied Germany than in the Soviet zone, but the concerns expressed by the phrase were shared by all occupying powers: How could education help prevent a resurgence of Nazism? For the American and British occupation authorities, and to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Authoritarianism, Universities, War
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Welch, Steven R. – History of Education Quarterly, 2001
States that the mobilization of Bavarian schoolteachers in 1848 indicates a high degree of politicization prior to the outbreak of revolution in the German state. Explains that teachers demanded professional recognition, better teacher education, freedom from subordination to clerics, improved pay, higher social status, and a greater national…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Lamberti, Marjorie – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
States that in early 20th century Germany, elementary school teachers were seen as low-level civil servants and their teaching methodology was dictated to them by the state. Explains that to free themselves from political and religious authorities, school teachers began advocating a child-centered, active-learning approach based upon recent…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Tent, James F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
After World War II, America assumed the responsibility for helping to reform Germany's educational system. American educational policy did not have a clear direction; three distinct phases are discernible. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Biebel, Charles D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Between 1945 and 1955, American efforts to reform education in Germany included an initial phase of punitive purges, an imposition of American curricular models, generously endowed reorientation programs, and attempts to persuade the Germans to reform their own system. These contradictory shifts were not the result of rational policy decisions.…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Beyerchen, Alan – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
After World War II, Allied policy toward German science became entangled with issues of reparations and programs at home instead of contributing to the positive reconstruction of Germany. The Americans, the British, and the Russians dealt with German scientists and research institutions in very different ways. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Policy, Scientific Research
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Albisetti, James C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Helene Lange worked to obtain equal educational opportunities for women in Germany at the end of the nineteenth century. She tried to improve teacher training for women, enhance the curriculum in girls' high schools, and increase professional training opportunities for women. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Equal Education, Feminism, High Schools
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Allen, Ann Taylor – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Kindergarten advocates in Germany faced the same intellectual dilemmas and obstacles that confronted the German liberal movement. Although based on an ideology created by men, the kindergarten movement demonstrated women's active and resourceful struggle for autonomy within the limits imposed upon them by culture and society. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Feminism, Kindergarten, Political Issues
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Skopp, Douglas R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
During the 1840s, the pupils, social influence, and futures of the Volksschule teachers were limited to the lower working classes. These teachers tried to seize the opportunity offered by the unrest and parliamentary debates in 1848 to demand a number of educational reforms. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Education, Political Influences
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Albisetti, James C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1992
Reviews the European response to U.S. women's colleges. Contends that most international visitors believed that the United States was the world leader in women's rights in the latter part of the nineteenth century. Concludes that women's colleges' influence as models was limited severly by generally negative perceptions of all U. S. colleges. (CFR)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories
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Wollons, Roberta – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Traces the history of kindergartens in Japan. Maintains that the Japanese government embraced the concept and modified it to encourage modernization. Includes 10 photographs of wood block prints showing how Friedrich Froebel's moral lessons were replicated in Japanese settings. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Objectives, Ethical Instruction, Foreign Countries
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