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Maria Montessori, A. S. Neill And Marva Collins: Educating The Human Potential , Loretta Powell C. Davenport Jan 1987

Maria Montessori, A. S. Neill And Marva Collins: Educating The Human Potential , Loretta Powell C. Davenport

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to discover, compare and to elucidate the philosophical inclinations of Maria Montessori, A. S. Neill, and Marva Collins; to identify the similarities and differences among their views and to discover any common elements or teaching strategies which might have contributed to their success with the academic, emotional, and social achievement of students. In addition, the study was designed to compare the personal and professional development of the three educators. Given common elements, educators will find the study of these elements useful in researching, developing, expanding and mobilizing their own strong beliefs into effective teaching ...


Five Black Educators: Founders Of Schools In The South, 1881-1915 , Arnold Cooper Jan 1983

Five Black Educators: Founders Of Schools In The South, 1881-1915 , Arnold Cooper

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this dissertation is to present an analysis of the educational history and philosophy of five black educators who founded schools in the South between 1881, the year that Booker T. Washington's Tuskegee Institute was established, and 1915, the year that Washington died, and who wrote published autobiographies during the same period. Specifically, the political and racial factors that influenced the programs of each school were examined, the development of six features of each institution--students, alumni, faculty, curriculum, extension, and fund raising--was traced from the founding of each school until the publication of the founder's autobiography ...


A Rationale And Proposed Curriculum For Jewish-Christian Dialogue , Barry Daniel Cytron Jan 1982

A Rationale And Proposed Curriculum For Jewish-Christian Dialogue , Barry Daniel Cytron

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

To read of the encounter between Christian and Jew is to reflect on a chronicle marked by disharmony and distrust, religious dispute, and social isolation. The first nineteen centuries of the relationship are ones overwhelmed with anguish. When Pope John XXIII convened Vatican Council II, it signaled a new era in a two thousand year old encounter, not only between Catholic and Jew, but between Protestant and Jew as well;This current study views the year 1962, with the beginning of the Council, as a landmark by which to chart the history of Jewish-Christian dialogue. The opening two chapters trace ...


Values In Three Generations Of Families , Steven William Roecklein Jan 1981

Values In Three Generations Of Families , Steven William Roecklein

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

We seek to further understand the relationships between generations. The purpose of the present study was to explore these relationships by deciding if a generation gap existed with the values of three generations of blood-related families. The literature reviewed revealed three competing positions regarding the existence of a generation gap. Some held that no gap has occurred, others believed a great gap has existed, and yet another group showed differences appearing on a selective basis;An additional question examined by this study was that, if differences were evident, would they be similar within cohorts (peer group) or within family lineages ...


Foundation Of The Eötvös Loránd University And Its History Under Jesuit Administration, 1635-1773 , Julius Gyula Paulovits Jan 1977

Foundation Of The Eötvös Loránd University And Its History Under Jesuit Administration, 1635-1773 , Julius Gyula Paulovits

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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Ella Flagg Young: Portrait Of A Leader , Joan Karen Smith Jan 1976

Ella Flagg Young: Portrait Of A Leader , Joan Karen Smith

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.