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Education without schools: Discovering alternatives

Helen E. Lees

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447306412
eISBN:
9781447304289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306412.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book addresses issues around elective home education (EHE- also known as home schooling) discovery, which for too long have been unnecessarily problematic. Three theoretical frames using Kuhn, ... More


The theory of the gateless gate of home education

Helen E. Lees

in Education without schools: Discovering alternatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447306412
eISBN:
9781447304289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306412.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

A new theory of education is discussed; not one of learning but of understanding education. The meaning of the empirical data is higlighted and why finding meaning through theoretical framework (of ... More


The Wesleyans and the Sandon Education Act,1874–1876

John T. Smith

in Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Dr Rigg's educational philosophy had significant impacts on several generations of schoolteachers as he became the principal of Westminster College. In his Inaugural Address in 1873, he emphasized ... More


Psychological Literacy Goals in Psychology Teaching in Russian Education

Victor Karandashev

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0055
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter starts with a brief historical overview of psychology undergraduate education in Russia, comparing the professionally oriented undergraduate programs typical for Russia as well as for ... More


Educating Citizens in America: The Paradoxes of Difference and Democracy

Ashley Rogers Berner and James Davison Hunter

in Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359479
eISBN:
9780199359509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359479.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Citizenship, as understood in America, requires an intellectual, emotional, and practical commitment to social, political, and normative ideals that are larger than the self. The purpose of this ... More


Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

John C. Powers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677606
eISBN:
9780226677620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677620.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book turns its attention to Herman Boerhaave (1668–1738), a Dutch medical and chemical professor whose work reached a wide, educated audience and became the template for chemical knowledge in ... More


Introduction Why Interpret the Clear?

Patricia M. Cooper

in The Classrooms All Young Children Need: Lessons in Teaching from Vivian Paley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226115238
eISBN:
9780226115252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115252.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Vivian Paley's work is based on her classroom investigations and this analysis implies her educational philosophy and pedagogy, that is, what kind of classrooms do young children need? This book has ... More


Innovators, Imitators, and a Jubilee Industry

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

The ever-growing success of the Fisk Jubilee Singers attracted widespread notice, and by 1873–1874 the troupe was facing a field of competitors, some of whom made innovations to the concert ... More


Foundations of the Curriculum

Ben Nelson and Stephen M. Kosslyn

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Minerva’s curriculum is rooted in a set of four design principles: Content should not be the focus; the curriculum must be structured; courses should be seminal; and, students need information and ... More


The Jubilee Singers of Fisk University

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter recounts the history of the founding of Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1866 by the American Missionary Association and a trio of its agents: Erastus Milo (E. M.) Cravath, ... More


Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education: Interdisciplinarity and Student Success Embodied

Glenn Geher, Rosemarie Sokol-Chang, Jennifer Waldo, David Sloan Wilson, and Hadassah Mativetsky

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The field of Evolutionary Studies (EvoS) stands at a significant junction. On one hand, the field has demonstrated the ability to serve as a model for a truly interdisciplinary approach to higher ... More


The Evolutionary Studies Program: Perspectives from the Flies on the Wall

Nicole Wedberg, Kian Betancourt, Richard H. Holler, and Vania Rolón

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The Evolutionary Studies (EvoS) Seminar Series at New Paltz is accompanied by an exciting, interdisciplinary class (Evolutionary Studies 301 [Evolutionary Studies Seminar or Evolutionary Studies ... More


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