Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

PDF

History

Selected Works

Institution
Keyword
Publication Year
Publication

Articles 1 - 30 of 343

Full-Text Articles in Education

Third Time's The Charm: The History Of The Merger Between The University Of Louisville And Jefferson Schools Of Law, Marcus Walker Oct 2019

Third Time's The Charm: The History Of The Merger Between The University Of Louisville And Jefferson Schools Of Law, Marcus Walker

Marcus Walker

The daytime University of Louisville School of Law and evening Jefferson School of Law existed as separate programs from the latter school's founding in 1905 until their merger in 1950. This article highlights two earlier attempts at combining the legal programs and highlights some perhaps lesser-known details of the successful attempt that extend the history of the "Ben Washer School" a bit farther than it might otherwise seem.


Third Time's The Charm, Marcus Walker Sep 2019

Third Time's The Charm, Marcus Walker

Marcus Walker

The daytime University of Louisville School of Law and evening Jefferson School of Law existed as separate programs from the latter school's founding in 1905 until their merger in 1950. This article highlights two earlier attempts at combining the legal programs and highlights some perhaps lesser-known details of the successful attempt that extend the history of the "Ben Washer School" a bit farther than it might otherwise seem.


Sugar Creek Style Research Essay, Michael Belding Iii Sep 2019

Sugar Creek Style Research Essay, Michael Belding Iii

Michael Belding III

The following is a research essay assignment asking students to write a research essay in the style of John Mack Faragher's Sugar Creek on the Ames, Iowa area. The assignment includes a style guide along with a prescribed bibliography for students to work from.


History 105 History Of The United States From 1877 To The Present Syllabus Spring 2019, Aaron Walk Aug 2019

History 105 History Of The United States From 1877 To The Present Syllabus Spring 2019, Aaron Walk

Aaron Walk

This is a sample syllabus for History 105 submitted as part of the Global Studies Initiatives in Social Sciences Grant at Parkland College for the 2018-2019 academic year. Highlights indicate changes and additions made that incorporate global studies into the curriculum.


History 105 History Of The United States From 1877 To The Present Course Project Instructions Spring 2019, Aaron Walk Aug 2019

History 105 History Of The United States From 1877 To The Present Course Project Instructions Spring 2019, Aaron Walk

Aaron Walk

No abstract provided.


The Great War Centenary Tour: Summer 2014, Ronald G. Helms Ph.D. Jul 2019

The Great War Centenary Tour: Summer 2014, Ronald G. Helms Ph.D.

Ronald Helms

In addition to visiting Key WWI sites in Belgium and France, the 2014-2018 The Great War Centenary Tour included the Bayeux Tapestry, depicting the victory of William the Conqueror in the Battle of Hastings of 1066; a visit to one of France’s most iconic attractions: Mont Saint-Michel; Bruges, Belgium one of the best preserved medieval towns in all of Europe; as well as the beaches of the D-Day landings with visits at several German bunkers, the Pegasus Bridge, and the Arromanches landing site; and a visit the Omaha Beach site and museum before moving on to Pont du Hoc ...


Media Literacy And Climate Change In A Post-Truth Society, James S. Damico, Mark Baildon, Alexandra Panos Jan 2019

Media Literacy And Climate Change In A Post-Truth Society, James S. Damico, Mark Baildon, Alexandra Panos

Alexandra Panos

In this article we draw from ecolingusitics (Stibbe, 2015) and a civic media literacy framework (Author, in press; Masyada & Washington, 2016) to consider what happened when three pairs of preservice teachers with different academic backgrounds and climate change beliefs jointly evaluated the reliability of two media sources that make opposing arguments about climate change. An ecolinguistics perspective attends to the environmental impact of the “stories-we-live-by” (Stibbe, 2015) and a civic media literacy lens highlights the centrality of dialogue and deliberation along with critical reading when evaluating the reliability of information sources about complex socioscientific topics like climate change. Our findings ...


Educational Reformer & Christian Soldier: General Oliver Otis Howard, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2018

Educational Reformer & Christian Soldier: General Oliver Otis Howard, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

Contemporaries of Oliver Otis Howard and historians alike have disagreed on the degree of his success as a Civil War general and as commissioner of the Freedmen’s Bureau.  Some describe his performance as inept and others as skillful.  Some laud his Christian example while others believe that he allowed his religious and political beliefs to diminish his efforts.  Whatever one’s perspective, evidence indicates that Howard’s political and religious beliefs influenced his actions as Civil War general and as Freedmen’s Bureau commissioner, and—although he experienced some failure in both arenas—his leadership is exemplified by what ...


World War Ii And Its Impact On Education, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2018

World War Ii And Its Impact On Education, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

A cost rarely considered in the study of war is its impact on education.  Government budgets shift funding from schools to armies.  Parents and teachers go off to war or modify their own activities to support the cause.  Older students prepare to fight while younger ones are evacuated or kept safe at home.  Educational experiences are certainly different for students in war-torn countries than for those in countries far from battle.  Nevertheless, war impacts education in a number of ways, and there are many examples of how World War II certainly did this.       


History Of American Indian Education: A Journey Toward Autonomy And Reciprocity, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2018

History Of American Indian Education: A Journey Toward Autonomy And Reciprocity, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

As the 500th anniversary approached of Christopher Columbus’s arrival to the New World, hundreds of Native Americans, representing 120 Indian nations, gathered in Quito, Ecuador, to write a joint declaration entitled “500 Years of Indian Resistance.”  Reflecting on their struggles and identity as a people, they rejected the planned celebrations for 1992.  They reaffirmed their commitment to self-determination, demanded respect for their culture, and defended their ability to educate autonomously. Since the arrival of Europeans in the New World, Native Americans have indeed struggled to educate future generations autonomously.  At times, indigenous peoples have willingly embraced the ways of ...


Education In Presidential Politics, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2018

Education In Presidential Politics, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

In some presidential elections more so than others, education has been a political football.  When not focused on foreign policy or the economy, politicians may give lip service to the topic of education more so than they normally would.  In the second half of the twentieth century, however, education became an increasingly critical issue in national politics.  Tracing its role, especially from Lyndon B. Johnson to Donald Trump reveals some unexpected paradoxical moments.  An exploration of party platforms, speeches, and legislative proposals reveals how education has been used for purposes such as national defense, economic competition, and civil rights.


The Far Left In Australia, Rowan Cahill Oct 2018

The Far Left In Australia, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Review of The Far Left in Australia Since 1945, edited by Jon Piccini, Evan Smith and Matthew Worley (Routledge, 2019).


Willett, Herbert Lockwood (5 May 1864-28 Mar. 1944), Steven W. Holloway Jun 2018

Willett, Herbert Lockwood (5 May 1864-28 Mar. 1944), Steven W. Holloway

Steven W Holloway

No abstract provided.


Where The Wild Things Are: Bring K-12 Students To Special Collections For Adventures!, Rachel Wen-Paloutzian, Carol Raby Apr 2018

Where The Wild Things Are: Bring K-12 Students To Special Collections For Adventures!, Rachel Wen-Paloutzian, Carol Raby

Rachel Wen-Paloutzian

What is the best way to spark curiosity in young students about our shared human past and create a bridge to future university attendance? Visit special collections for an adventure! Aligning with Loyola Marymount University’s mission to promote social justice, two departments in the William H. Hannon Library - Archives and Special Collections with Outreach and Communications - join together with the LMU Information Technology Services to collaborate on robust educational programs for local schools.

This poster illustrates the creative design process for an engaging library program that facilitates active learning with cultural artifacts and provides the opportunity for K-12 students ...


Independent Christian Colleges And Universities, William Vance Trollinger Apr 2018

Independent Christian Colleges And Universities, William Vance Trollinger

William Vance Trollinger Jr.

The category independent Christian colleges and universities is not a very large one. The reason for this is rather simple: as William Ringenberg has noted in the introduction to his helpful 1988 bibliography on such schools, "there are not many contemporary colleges and universities that are both continuing Christian in philosophical orientation and independent of denominational ties in governance." While this may change in the future, given the weakening of denominational loyalties among American Protestants, the fact remains that there are not too many independent Christian colleges.

For purposes of this essay I will I be looking at fourteen institutions ...


John Dewey: His Role In Public Scholarship To Educate For Peace, Audrey Cohan Ed.D., Charles F. Howlett Ph.D. Jan 2018

John Dewey: His Role In Public Scholarship To Educate For Peace, Audrey Cohan Ed.D., Charles F. Howlett Ph.D.

Audrey Cohan

As 2016 is the centennial of Dewey's most famous work, Democracy and Education (1916), it is important to consider Dewey's role in public scholarship to educate for peace. Critical to an in-depth understanding of Dewey is recognition that the early twentieth century marked a transformational period in his views about war and peace. This paper addressed Dewey’s less known political and social ideas during the rise of the “modern” American peace movement. In addition, Dewey’s views of the role of education in a globalizing world are discussed. The research presented directly reflects global conflicts following World ...


E. Claiborne And Lora Robins: The Convergence Of Two Selfless Heroes, Lauren J. Weingarten Dec 2017

E. Claiborne And Lora Robins: The Convergence Of Two Selfless Heroes, Lauren J. Weingarten

Scott T. Allison

By coupling personal histories with theories of heroism, this chapter offers
an analysis of how E. Claiborne Robins and Lora Robins inspired each other
to become heroes, how they saved the University of Richmond with their
supremely generous gift, and how they continued to lead a life of purpose
thereafter.


Augustine: Learning In Community, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2017

Augustine: Learning In Community, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

If all Western philosophy is a footnote to Plato as some have claimed, it might also be legitimate to suppose that all Christian philosophy of education is a footnote to Augustine.  After all, Augustine was the first to offer a systematic synthesis of ancient philosophy with biblical truth, and as Aristotle’s realism was a response to Plato’s idealism, Thomas Aquinas’ scholasticism was similarly a response to Augustine’s Christian liberal arts.  Though it has been nearly two millennia since this North African monk and bishop wrote and established his order of learning communities, Augustine’s writings and his ...


Thomas Aquinas: Theory Of Knowledge And Learning, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2017

Thomas Aquinas: Theory Of Knowledge And Learning, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

Though Thomas Aquinas’ theory of knowledge experienced a resurgence in Neo-Scholasticism—especially in traditional Catholic and in Protestant classical schools—its educational influence is currently minimal, limited to isolated pockets of educational traditionalism.  Why is this so?  An answer may be considered by examining the following: the historical context of Aquinas and of Scholasticism, Aquinas’ epistemological arguments related to the nature and acquisition of truth, the interplay of faith and reason in Aquinas’ theological arguments, and an assessment of Aquinas in light of current perspectives.  Such exploration will show that, while the ideas of Aquinas continue to be granted token ...


Søren Kierkegaard's Existentialism In Education: A Context Of Choice And Authentic Relationship, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2017

Søren Kierkegaard's Existentialism In Education: A Context Of Choice And Authentic Relationship, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

Though known primarily as a Christian theologian, philosopher, and apologist, Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) has also greatly influenced the field of education through his existential notions of subjective knowledge, student choice, and an emphasis on the individual as thinker and believer.  At first, educators may find it a challenge to understand the complexities of his writings, but once they take the “leap,” they may discover that his approach to learning serves to inspire their practice.  They may not be familiar with his name, but educators will recognize Kierkegaard’s ideas as having influenced educational theory and practice throughout the past century ...


Jonathan Edwards: Educational Philosophy And Practice, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2017

Jonathan Edwards: Educational Philosophy And Practice, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

Most narratives on Jonathan Edwards describe his life experiences, family, education, conversion, ministry, and missions work with the Indians.  They identify him as an intellectual, theologian, and scientist.  Some accounts note his significance as an apologist, especially as he argued against Enlightenment thought, deism, and Unitarianism.  Primarily, he is presented as the famed Great Awakening preacher.  There is yet, however, another prominent role Edwards has played, and that is in the field of educational philosophy.  Though usually granted only token attention in typical foundations of education textbooks, Edwards’ theory of knowledge and of learning is deserving of much deeper study ...


Mcguffey Readers: Elementary School Reading Books, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2017

Mcguffey Readers: Elementary School Reading Books, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

With over 122 million copies sold from 1838 to 1920, the McGuffey Eclectic Readers taught more Americans to read than any other textbook. Initial publication coincided with a unique period in United States history as the West was settled, newly arrived immigrants assimilated, and the common school movement gained momentum. At this time, the nation was at a critical point of forming a distinct identity. These phenomena created a demand for textbooks that would not only meet the practical need for curriculum in developing schools but would also extend prevailing American values both to children new to the frontier and ...


Hong Kong Industrial History: Brief Account Of The Accompanying Role Played By Technical Education And Training, Dan Waters Jun 2017

Hong Kong Industrial History: Brief Account Of The Accompanying Role Played By Technical Education And Training, Dan Waters

Dr. Dan Waters

No abstract provided.


Hong Kong Industrial History: Brief Account Of The Accompanying Role Played By Technical Education And Training: Part Two, Dan Waters Jun 2017

Hong Kong Industrial History: Brief Account Of The Accompanying Role Played By Technical Education And Training: Part Two, Dan Waters

Dr. Dan Waters

No abstract provided.


A Brief History Of Technical Education In Hong Kong 1863 To 1980: A Paper Presented On The Occasion Of The 30th Anniversary: 12 October 2000, Dan Waters Jun 2017

A Brief History Of Technical Education In Hong Kong 1863 To 1980: A Paper Presented On The Occasion Of The 30th Anniversary: 12 October 2000, Dan Waters

Dr. Dan Waters

As someone who in the 1970s was given the sobriquet of "Mr. Technical Institute", I am proud and deeply honoured to be invited to address you all today. The occasion is Mirrison Hill Technical Institute's (MHTI) 30th Anniversary, which falls in this, so called, Millennium Year...


A Brush With Weimar Germany.Docx, Rowan Cahill May 2017

A Brush With Weimar Germany.Docx, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

A snippet of memoir regarding the 1960s, and the impact of historian Associate Professor Ernest K Bramsted (1901-1978) on the author during his undergraduate years at Sydney University (1964-1968).


Session A-2: She Fought For The Fatherland: Gender, War And Memory In The Soviet Union Subject: History, Kitty Lam Mar 2017

Session A-2: She Fought For The Fatherland: Gender, War And Memory In The Soviet Union Subject: History, Kitty Lam

Kitty Lam

John Keegan once wrote, “Warfare is…the one human activity…from which women have always and everywhere stood apart. Women…do not fight…and they never in any military sense, fight men” (John Keegan, A History of Warfare, 76). Yet in the Second World War, an estimated 120,000 Soviet women served in combat roles. This presentation uses photographs of women in combat and images of Soviet war monuments and to help students reconsider wartime division of gender roles. It also prompts students to examine how women’s contributions to war were commemorated in a country that supposedly championed gender ...


Session B-2: Pirates: Past And Present, Kitty Lam Mar 2017

Session B-2: Pirates: Past And Present, Kitty Lam

Kitty Lam

Piracy has endured for as long as maritime trade has existed. From the ancient Mediterranean world to the modern-day Somali coast, pirates have threatened merchant ships. The legacy of piracy has inspired countless songs, poems, novels, and movies. Who were pirates? What did they want? Where did they go? How did they interact with states? Students have internalized stereotypes about pirates from popular culture, but rarely consider these questions about piracy. This workshop will examine the significance of piracy in world history through texts and visual material. Case studies will be global, but focus on the early modern period.


The Lyman Beecher Family And Their Influence On The Common School Movement, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2016

The Lyman Beecher Family And Their Influence On The Common School Movement, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

In his 2013 book Founding Zealots: How Evangelicals Created America’s First Public Schools, Thomas A. Hagedorn argued that Horace Mann’s status as the “Father of the Common School Movement” is a myth.   Hagedorn reframed the narrative, and—instead of individuals—he placed in the leading roles philosophical thought, political trends, religious revivals, and doctrinal developments.  Hagedorn indeed highlighted individuals, such as Samuel Lewis, Calvin Stowe, Lyman Beecher, William McGuffey, and many others, but he turned the spotlight primarily to the influence that Christianity had on the development of the common schools.  The purpose of this paper is to ...


The Protestant Reformation: Educational Ideas And Approaches Cultivated By Luther And Other Reformers, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2016

The Protestant Reformation: Educational Ideas And Approaches Cultivated By Luther And Other Reformers, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

College students preparing to teach in elementary and secondary schools may be surprised to find that Martin Luther and John Calvin are often topics in their teacher education curriculum, especially in their Foundations of Education courses.  Although the attention given to these transformational leaders may only be cursory, their ideas are cited as having impacted the development of literacy and common schools in the West, especially in colonial New England.  To increase appreciation of the Protestant Reformation’s impact on the field of education, however, teacher candidates should be provided a more thorough examination of various reformers, their thoughts on ...