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The History Books Tell It? Collective Bargaining In Higher Education In The 1940s, William A. Herbert Jan 2018

The History Books Tell It? Collective Bargaining In Higher Education In The 1940s, William A. Herbert

Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy

This article presents a history of unionization and collective bargaining in higher education during and just after World War II, decades before the establishment of statutory frameworks for labor representation. It examines the collective bargaining program adopted by the University of Illinois in 1945, along with contracts negotiated at other institutions, which demonstrated support for employee self-organization. It will also presents counter-examples of institutions using the courts and congressional investigators to defeat unionization efforts. . Lastly, the article will examine the role of United Public Workers of America (UPWA) and its predecessor unions in organizing and negotiating on behalf of faculty ...


Examining The Historical Representation Of Native Americans Within Children’S Literature, Lauren Hunt Mar 2014

Examining The Historical Representation Of Native Americans Within Children’S Literature, Lauren Hunt

Student Honors Theses

In this research, I evaluated the historical representation of Native Americans in children’s literature. The portrayal of Native Americans in children’s literature is important because Native Americans are commonly included within elementary school social studies curriculum. For this reason, teachers should know how the literature they select historically represents Native Americans. This historical representation includes—but is not limited to—their interactions with European explorers, colonists, and eventually Americans. Teachers must be aware that publishers of children’s books are businesses; their job is to sell books. As a result, these companies do not always ensure that the ...


Examining The Historical Representation Of Native Americans Within Children ’S Literature, Lauren Hunt Jan 2014

Examining The Historical Representation Of Native Americans Within Children ’S Literature, Lauren Hunt

Honors Theses

In this research, I evaluated the historical representation of Native Americans in children’s literature. The portrayal of Native Americans in children’s literature is important because Native Americans are commonly included within elementary school social studies curriculum. For this reason, teachers should know how the literature they select historically represents Native Americans. This historical representation includes—but is not limited to—their interactions with European explorers, colonists, and eventually Americans. Teachers must be aware that publishers of children’s books are businesses; their job is to sell books. As a result, these companies do not always ensure that the ...


The Second Morrill Act, John D. King Jan 1973

The Second Morrill Act, John D. King

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of Newton Bateman On The Illinois School System, Virginia H. Atkins Jan 1968

The Influence Of Newton Bateman On The Illinois School System, Virginia H. Atkins

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of John Ellis On Education In Illinois, Shirley Nelson Rawls Jan 1963

The Influence Of John Ellis On Education In Illinois, Shirley Nelson Rawls

Masters Theses

No abstract provided by author.