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Cognitive Theory and the Making of Liberal Americans

Jamie Cohen-Cole

in The Open Mind: Cold War Politics and the Sciences of Human Nature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226092164
eISBN:
9780226092331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092331.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the transmission of cognitive psychology outside the halls of the academy to the wider public through National Science Foundation sponsored science high school curricula. ... More


Competing Visions for a Progressive Portland, Oregon

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 5 opens with a portrait of Portland, Oregon School Superintendent Frank Rigler (1896-1913), who had designed a citywide curriculum so precise that he believed that on any given school day he ... More


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