The Impact of American Ideas on New Zealand's Educational Policy, Practice and Thinking

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David Philips, Geoffrey Lealand, Geraldine McDonald
NZ-US Educational Foundation, 1989 - Education - 344 pages
This collection of papers on the impact of U.S. ideas on New Zealand education range from the personal recollections of New Zealand Fulbright scholars recounting their experiences in the United States to academic papers that explore how innovative approaches towards educational issues in the United States have had an impact on the New Zealand education system. The 28 papers are: (1) "The Further Off from England..." (W. L. Renwick); (2) "American Influences on New Zealand Education, 1840-1945" (Logan Moss); (3) "American Influences on New Zealand Sociology of Education, 1950-1988" (Sue Middleton); (4) "Higher Education for Women: Choice or Chance?" (Ann Keppel); (5) "Margaret Mead: the New Zealand Connection" (Jane Ritchie); (6) "'How They Brought the Good News...': Report on the Survey of New Zealand and American Fulbright Awardees" (Geraldine McDonald); (7) "Bridges or Barriers?: The Role of Schools in Culturally Diverse Societies" (Lily Wong Fillmore); (8) "Compensatory Education, Head Start and Affirmative Action: Implications for Maori Education in New Zealand" (Katie Irwin); (9) "Applied Behavioral Research and the Learning of Literacy Skills" (Ted Glynn); (10) "New Strategies in Education: Teaching Writing" (Vince Catherwood); (11) "The National Writing Project in New Zealand" (Ruie Pritchard); (12) "Review of Current Writing Research and Proposed Developments" (David Philips); (13) "The Influence of the American Public Law on New Zealand Special Education" (Don Brown); (14) "The Role of Multi-disciplinary Assessment Centres in Special Education" (Lottie Thompson); (15) "Support for Mainstreaming" (Christine Hilton-Jones); (16) "Early Intervention: The Relevance of American Practices to the New Zealand Situation" (Helen Stevens); (17) "Educational Administration: Reflections on the Picot Report" (Maurice Gianotti); (18) "The Impact of American Ideas on New Zealand Nursing Education: Part I, "The View from the Journal" (Jocelyn Keith), Part II "Change in New Zealand Nursing Education in the 1970s" (Judith Christensen), Part III "Becoming Part of the Pattern" (Merian Litchfield); (19) "DACUM: Its Influences and Impact on Vocational Education" (Adrienne Burleigh); (20) "The Case of Law" (K. J. Keith); (21) "The Impact of the United States Ideas on Legal Education in New Zealand" (Marcy McLay); (22) "Beyond the Classroom: American Popular Culture, New Zealand Youth and Moral Panics" (Geoff Lealand); (23) "Broadcasting and the Transfer of Influence: 'Goodbye Auntie Beeb, Hello Uncle Sam'" (Brian Pauling); (24) "American Influences on Museum Education" (Connie Hall); (25) "America's Influence Upon New Zealand" (William Tramposch); (26) "Tar, Museums and Education" (John Yaldwyn); (27) "The Impact of American Ideas on New Zealand's Culture" (George Webby); and (28) "The Impact of American Theory and Ideas on Art Education in New Zealand" (Ray Thorburn). (DB)

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American Influences on New Zealand Sociology of Education
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