Good Research Papers On Education
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UK Education Policy Prior to and Following the Second World War
This 6 page paper discuses education policies in the United Kingdom before and after World War II and comments on how policies prior to the war established the foundation for policies after the war. The writer begins with an overview of the general attitude toward education in the 19th century and discusses official commissions established to investigate education. The Forster Education Act of 1870 is discussed. The first major education act after the war was the Butler Education Act in 1945, which addressed secondary education. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A History of Special Education in the US
An 8 page research paper that relates the history of special education. The structure of this history of special education first looks at the field earliest beginnings, which addresses how early special education innovators developed this field. However, the reality of history is also that there was resistance to the very idea of special education for severely mentally handicapped children and this is also addressed before moving on to the recent history of special education in the US and conclusions. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
Distance Education Research
A 6 page paper discussing two distance education research efforts and assessing their value for contributing to the advancement of online education. One author decries the lack of quantitative methods used in education research, another focuses on the lack of framework-defining theory in much of today’s current research into distance education. Bibliography lists 3 sources.