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Canons and Contexts

Canons and Contexts

Paul Lauter

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195055931
eISBN:
9780197560228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195055931.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This collection of essays places issues central to literary study, particularly the question of the canon, in the context of institutional practices in American colleges and universities. Lauter ... More

The Life of LearningThe Charles Homer Haskins Lectures of the American Council of Learned Societies

The Life of Learning: The Charles Homer Haskins Lectures of the American Council of Learned Societies

Douglas Greenberg and Stanley N. Katz (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195083392
eISBN:
9780197560464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195083392.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Each year since 1983 the American Council of Learned Societies has invited one of America's leading scholars to deliver the Haskins Lecture, in honor of Charles Homer Haskins, a distinguished ... More

Private EducationStudies in Choice and Public Policy

Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Daniel C. Levy (ed.)

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This book focuses on the relationship between private and public education in a comparative context. The contributors emphasize the relationship between private choices and public policy as they ... More

Rethinking Liberal Education

Rethinking Liberal Education

Nicholas H. Farnham and Adam Yarmolinsky (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Liberal education has always had its share of theorists, believers, and detractors, both inside and outside the academy. The best of these have been responsible for the development of the concept, ... More

Twenty Teachers

Twenty Teachers

Ken Macrorie

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195034646
eISBN:
9780197560075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195034646.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The rare and exceptional teacher--one who could teach absolutely anything to anybody--is what Ken Macrorie set out to find among teachers of many different subjects at many different levels. The ... More

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