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Anton Makarenko In American Education, Emily Madison Apr 2005

Anton Makarenko In American Education, Emily Madison

Education Undergraduate Theses

Anton Makarenko, one of the predominant Soviet educational theorists ofthe 1930s, developed a unique system of education designed to reeducate the juvenile delinquents who plagued the Soviet Union following the Bolshevik Revolution. Though he designed his methodology to educate a specific population and to create ideal communist citizens, Makarenko’s techniques continue to be held in high regard and are still used across Eastern Europe and in many other parts of the world. However, American educators possess very little knowledge ofMakarenko’s philosophy. Therefore, this study explored the potential effectiveness ofMakarenko’s methods in American schools and the extent to ...


"Rite Of Passage": The Japanese Entrance Examination System, Philip Suek Apr 1985

"Rite Of Passage": The Japanese Entrance Examination System, Philip Suek

Languages and Literature Undergraduate Theses

Ever since the devastation suffered by Japan in World War II, the Japanese people have wrestled their way to the top—reigning as one of the chief economic powers in the world today. One of the greatest driving forces behind this postwar surge is Japan's national educational system, a system that has garnered the admiration of some and the wrath of others. Whatever one's opinion of the educational system, it has helped Japan to achieve one of the highest literacy levels of any country in the world. The inability to read and write is almost nonexistent, as the ...