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Discover what shapes how we talk about schools today by exploring the history of U.S. education reform. Engage with the main actors, key decisions, and major turning points in this history. See how social forces drive reform. Learn about how the critical tensions embedded in U.S. education policy and practice apply to schools nationally, globally— and where you live....
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The Colonial Period and Early Republic

This module looks at the sources of education in Colonial America; factors that motivated the acquisition of literacy in the colonies; formal educational institutions of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; post-Revolution republican visions of free public schools; characteristics of elementary schools in the early Republic; and Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia Academy....
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8 vídeos (Total de 56 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video8 videos
1.1) Course Introduction4min
1.2) U.S. Education - An Early Transformation 10min
1.3) Literacy in the Colonial Period7min
1.4) Institutions of Colonial Education7min
1.5) Early Republic Proponents of Common Schools to Build a New Nation5min
1.6) Early Republic Schooling in the United States9min
1.7) Benjamin Franklin’s Academy6min
Reading1 leituras
Further Learning10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Colonial Period/Early Republic Quiz10min

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The National Period

This module takes up the accelerating market economy between 1815 and 1850; the Second Great Awakening and its spur to social innovations; Horace Mann’s paean for “common” schools; Whigs and the common school movement; Catholic opposition to common schools; the suppression of black literacy in the antebellum South; and nineteenth-century academies....
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8 vídeos (Total de 47 min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
Video8 videos
2.2) The National Market Economy 7min
2.3) "What God Hath Wrought": Dramatic Social Innovations 5min
2.4) Horace Mann: Avatar of Common Schools7min
2.5) The Common School Idea as a Social Movement 5min
2.6) Protestants and Catholics in the Arena7min
2.7) Education of African Americans and Native Americans 6min
2.8) Secondary Schooling in the Common School Era: The Academy4min
Reading1 leituras
Further Learning10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
National Period Quiz10min

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Postbellum Period

This module considers the post-Civil War expansion of the common school and the reality behind the myth of the “Little Red Schoolhouse”; the educational gains made by blacks during the Reconstruction period and the limits white supremacists put on blacks’ educational progress after Reconstruction; the Hampton/Tuskegee model of industrial education for blacks and the role of northern industrial philanthropists; Plessy v. Ferguson and Jim Crow schooling in the South; the Carlisle Indian School; and the early progress of the American high school....
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7 vídeos (Total de 40 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
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3.2) Expansion of the Common School 6min
3.3) After Emancipation: Education of African Americans in the Reconstruction South7min
3.4) Industrial Education in the South's Organic Society 7min
3.5) Jim Crow and the Radical Segregation of African Americans6min
3.6) Boarding Schools for Native Americans 3min
3.7) The Rise of the American High School 5min
Reading1 leituras
Further Learning10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Postbellum Era Quiz10min

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The Progressive Era

This module looks at the Progressive movement writ large; the U.S. settlement movement as a source of urban school reform; the changes “administrative progressives” effected in the governance of urban school districts; the influence of the U.S. Army’s World War I intelligence- testing program on the American school system; social efficiency schooling and its theoretical foundations; the Committee of Ten, 1892–93; the Cardinal Principles of Secondary Education, 1918; and Booker T.Washington and W.E.B. DuBois....
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9 vídeos (Total de 55 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
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4.2) Progressive Seedbeds of Education Reform4min
4.3) Rise of the Administrative Progressives in American School Reform 6min
4.4) Psychological Testing Movement7min
4.5) Social Efficiency Schooling 6min
4.6) The Committee of Ten5min
4.7) The Cardinal Principles of Secondary Education7min
4.8) The Southern Education Movement 7min
4.9) Rosenwald Schools and County Training Schools for African Americans6min
Reading1 leituras
Further Learning10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Progressive Era Quiz10min
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Melhores avaliações

por JQMar 4th 2016

Interesting review of American Education Reform. Thanks for providing information on a topic on which I felt uninformed prior to reading and hearing this course.

por SDNov 14th 2017

This course provided background information that I would have not found anywhere else. More materials please!!

Instrutores

Dr. John L. Puckett

Professor of Education
Graduate School of Education

Dr. Michael Charles Johanek

Senior Fellow
Graduate School of Education

Sobre University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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