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Oscar Letson Matthews: Education And Morality In The Nineteenth Century, Haworth Alfred Clover Jan 1977

Oscar Letson Matthews: Education And Morality In The Nineteenth Century, Haworth Alfred Clover

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

PROBLEM: The problem of the study is to make use of the biography of Oscar Letson Matthews to furnish insight into an understanding of moral values in American education in the mid-nineteenth century.

PURPOSE: Oscar Matthews was a Disciple of Christ moral educator who in 1860 influenced the formation of Hesperian College in Woodland, California. He taught elementary school in Colorado pioneer mining communities during 1873 and 1878. The purpose of this study is to determine if Matthews' practice of individual morality and its impact on his social setting may offer insight into how to inject individual morality in twentieth ...


An Inquiry Into The Use Of Drama To Teach History, Paul Edward Hobbs Jan 1955

An Inquiry Into The Use Of Drama To Teach History, Paul Edward Hobbs

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study is to show how dramatization of significant historical themes can be more easily realized in high school American history classes.


A Problem In Curriculum Construction : A Syllabus For The Teaching Of California History, Inez Irene Clark Jan 1941

A Problem In Curriculum Construction : A Syllabus For The Teaching Of California History, Inez Irene Clark

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Significance Of The Work Of Colonel Francis Wayland Parker In The Progressive Educational Movement With Special Reference To His Influence On John Dewey, Lea Bevan Moore Jan 1937

The Significance Of The Work Of Colonel Francis Wayland Parker In The Progressive Educational Movement With Special Reference To His Influence On John Dewey, Lea Bevan Moore

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A History Of Education In Porto Rico, Elna Mae Miller Jan 1928

A History Of Education In Porto Rico, Elna Mae Miller

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this thesis is to give an outline of education and its progress on the island of Porto Rico, from the coming of the Spaniards through the years of American control. It is not written for experts on Porto Rican education, although it is the data of such experts, that has made this work possible. It is rather for those American students, who know little or not.hing of this possession, its early history, or its educational problems past or present; and yet who, like myself hear more and more of this island each year, so fast is ...