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Olson, James M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1977
The article describes how the German Social Democratic Party promoted educational reform in Germany before World War I. It demanded state support for a secularized school program, suggested curricular reforms to instill socialist values, and promoted adult education and socialist training in the home. (AV)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational History
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Cressy, David – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Discussed is the unprecedented expansion of educational facilities in 16th and 17th century England. Reasons for the newly endowed schools, freelance teachers and increasing numbers of students proceeding to higher education are investigated. The author concludes that, in spite of some extraordinary successes, the chances of escaping drudgery…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Opportunities
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Diehl, Carl – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Presented is a history of American students in Germany prior to 1870 and an assessment of the influence of these students who returned to the United States to fashion institutions of higher learning and to establish the criteria of higher learning in the humanities. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Trends, Foreign Culture
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Gordon, Sarah H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
The family background, college life, and careers of Smith College students in the late nineteenth century are examined. (DE)
Descriptors: College Environment, Educational Development, Educational History, Family Characteristics
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Feinberg, Walter – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
Responded to four articles in a recent issue of the journal which defended John Dewey against some of the criticisms of revisionist historians. Claiming to be neither an historian not a revisionist as these articles suggested, the author praised Dewey's spirit of open inquiry and recommended this same spirit to liberal scholars in their research.…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Karier, Clarence J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
Responded to a series of criticisms which appeared in the Spring issue of this journal and which claimed that the author had distorted John Dewey's position in educational history. Suggestions for further areas of exploration of the Dewey legacy are made and many quotations from Dewey's works are included. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Historical Criticism
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Palmer, R. R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
Before the French Revolution, in 1789, 46 percent of the pupils in public secondary schools received free instruction compared to 13 percent of the pupils in 1842. The article examines the means by which the conclusion is arrived at, assesses its validity, and comments on some of its implications. (Author/SM)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Educational History, Equal Education
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Bourke, Paul F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
John Dewey's attempts to ground traditional issues of logic and epistemology in a more organic relation to actual life experience are examined. (Author/DE)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Philosophy, Social Change
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Zerby, Charles L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
Contrary to recent revisionist interpretation, John Dewey's report to the United States government in 1918 about political attitudes and actions among the Polish in the United States shows a strong commitment to the democratic process and opposes manipulative government. (Author/DE)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Democratic Values, Educational History, Ethnic Groups
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Lawson, Alan – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
The relationship between John Dewey's philosophy of Instrumentalism, his personal character, and social reform is analyzed. (DE)
Descriptors: Activism, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Philosophy
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Eisele, J. Christopher – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
The author refutes the revisionist opinion that John Dewey did not favor the preservation of cultural differences and ethnic variables. (DE)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Democratic Values, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Bergen, Barry H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Examines the history of teaching at the elementary level in England from 1870 to 1910. Social standing of elementary teachers, numbers of male vs. female teachers, and professionalization are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Sheller, Tina H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Examines how the residents of Baltimore, Maryland, reacted to the idea of public schooling in the second quarter of the 19th century. Public education received considerable support. However, it was not embraced uniformly and simultaneously as a solution to alleviate middle- and upper-class anxieties over social change and disorder. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Education, Public Schools
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Edwards, David W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Discusses the education of the Jews in 19th-century century Russia during the reign of Nicholas I. There was rapid growth of state-controlled Jewish secular education from almost none in 1844 to 106 schools with 3487 students in 1855. (RM)
Descriptors: Communism, Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Elwitt, Sanford – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Discusses the use of higher education for social defense, moral improvement, and working-class acculturation in 19th-century France. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Higher Education
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