Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items for:

  • Keywords: American education x
  • History of Education x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

“The Burden of his Ambition is to Achieve a Distinguished Career”: African American Higher Education in the Mid-Atlantic

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter focuses on African American higher education. In 1930, the Howard University Board of Trustees bestowed an honorary degree on acclaimed African American scholar W.E.B. DuBois. In ... More


“To Qualify its Students for Personal Success”: The Rise of the University in the West

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter examines the rise of commercialism in American higher education. Popularly known as Stanford University, Leland Stanford Junior University was exceptional both because of the Stanfords' ... More


Prologue

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This prologue provides an overview of American higher education. Over time, as Americans established colleges and universities across the nation, they stridently declared these institutions' ... More


“The Instruction Necessary to the Practical Duties of the Profession”: Teacher Education in the West

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores California State Normal School, California's first publicly supported higher-education institution. Dedicated to teacher education, normal schools were initially established in ... More


“To Meet the Training and Retraining Needs of Established Business”: Community Colleges in the Northeast and Southwest

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0011
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores community colleges. The community college is the workhorse of American higher education—and it has never been more popular. Yet community colleges have received relatively ... More


Epilogue

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0012
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This epilogue argues that by the beginning of the twenty-first century, a social ethos of affluence dominated American higher education—a transformation that has hardly gone unnoticed. Most recently, ... More


Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth DeBray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As a result of tremendous social, legal, and political movements after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the South led the nation in school desegregation from the late 1960s through the ... More


View: