American Educational History Journal

Volume 35 #1 & 2

Edited by:
J. Wesley Null, Baylor University

A volume in the series: American Educational History Journal. Editor(s): Shirley Marie McCarther, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Published 2008

The American Educational History Journal is a peer‐reviewed, national research journal devoted to the examination of educational topics using perspectives from a variety of disciplines. The editors of AEHJ encourage communication between scholars from numerous disciplines, nationalities, institutions, and backgrounds. Authors come from a variety of disciplines including political science, curriculum, history, philosophy, teacher education, and educational leadership. Acceptance for publication in AEHJ requires that each author present a well‐articulated argument that deals substantively with questions of educational history.

Editor’s Introduction, J. Wesley Null. SPECIAL SECTION: A FRESH LOOK AT THE HISTORY OF TEACHER EDUCATION. Is There a Future for Teacher Ed Curriculum?: An Answer from History and Moral Philosophy, J. Wesley Null. Teacher Education and Research: Imagining Teacher Education Between Past and Future, David M. Callejo Pérez. Towards a New History of Teacher Education: A View from Critical Pedagogy, Samuel J. Katz. The Portrait of Women Teachers in Indian Territory: The Story of Meta Chestnutt Sager, 1863-1948, Dana Cesar and Joan K. Smith. The Intellectual Climate of the Late Nineteenth Century and the Fate of American Normal Schools, David Diener. The Road to Degrees for Teachers in England: 1833 to 1944, Jill Bradley-Levine. ESSAYS. Writing American Indian History, Grayson B. Noley. From the Unity of Truth to Technique and Back Again: The Transformation of Curriculum and Professionalism Within Higher Education, Roselynn H. Nguyen and J. Wesley Null. John Dewey and the New Definition of Individual Responsibility, Blanche Brick. A Problematic Alliance: Colonial Anthropology, Recapitulation Theory, and G. Stanley Hall’s Program for the Liberation of America’s Youth, Joshua Garrison. The Woman Peril and Male Teachers in the Early Twentieth Century, Shaun Johnson. An Alien Presence: The Long, Sad History of Correspondence Study at the University of Chicago, Von Pittman. Research on Youth in an Age of Complexity: The Rockefeller Youth Task Force and Daniel Yankelovich, 1967-1975, Theresa M. Richardson. Education and Evangelism in the English Colonies, Joseph Watras.

Contents:Editor’s Introduction, J. Wesley Null. Wesleyan Female College of Wilmington, Delaware: A College Before Its Time? Robert J. Taggart. Caught in the Crossfire: Factors Influencing the Closing of Missouri’s Black Schools, 1865-1905, John W. Hunt and Linda C. Morice. The Whig Party and the Rise of Common Schools, 1837-1854: Party and Policy Reexamined, Mark Groen. Educational Rights of Homeless Children and Youth: Legal and Community Advocacy, Ann Aviles de Bradley. From School House to Hay Barn to Museum: The Columbia Rosenwald School in Brazoria County, Texas, Michelle Bauml and O. L. Davis, Jr. Damning Historical Visual Archives: Deficit Photographing of Mexicans and the Schooling Process, Juan Carlos González. American School Textbooks: How They Portrayed the Middle East from 1898 to 1994, Hani Morgan. The Influence of Historical and Political Events on the Development of Social Studies Education in Jordan’s Secondary Schools, Khaled Alazzi. An Historical Case Study of Collaboration and Competition Among Independent Schools: A New Paradigm for Developing Educational Excellence, James Green. Equality of Educational Opportunity: Its Relation to Human Capital and Its Measures, E. V. Johanningmeier. Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Educational Philosophy as a Foundation for Cooperative Learning, Amy Williamson and J. Wesley Null. BOOK REVIEW. The Dissenting Tradition in American Education by James C. Carper and Thomas C. Hunt, Reviewed by Perry L. Glanzer.