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van Til, William

VAN TIL, William

VAN TIL, William. American, b. 1911. Genres: Education, Social commentary, Travel/Exploration. Career: Coffman Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1977- (Coffman Distinguished Professor, 1967-77); Director, University Workshops in Writing for Professional Publs., 1977-. Instructor, to Assistant Professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1934-45; Ed., Intercultural Education News, 1944-47; Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1947-51; Professor and Division Chairman, George Peabody College, Nashville, TN, 1951-57; Professor and Dept. Chairman, New York University, 1957-67. Ed., Insights mag., John Dewey Society, 1964-72; Columnist, One Way of Looking at It, in Contemporary Education, 1968-71, and Kappan, 1971-78. Publications: The Danube Flows through Fascism, 1938; Time on Your Hands, 1945; Economic Roads for American Democracy, 1947; The Making of a Modern Educator, 1961; (with G.F. Vars and J.H. Lounsbury) Modern Education for the Junior High School Years, 1961; Education: A Beginning, 1971; (with W.R. Stephens) Education in American Life, 1972; Van Til on Education, 1977; Secondary Education: School and Community, 1978; Writing for Professional Publication, 1981; My Way of Looking at It: An Autobiography, 1983, 2nd ed., 1996; Sketches, 1989; Honor in Teaching: Reflections, 1990. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: (with H. Taba) Democratic Human Relations, 1945; (with W.H. Kilpatrick) Intercultural Attitudes in the Making, 1946; Forces Affecting American Education, 1953; Curriculum: Quest for Relevance, 1971; Issues in Secondary Education, 1976; ASCD in Retrospect, 1986. Contributor to books and journals. Address: Westminster Village B618, 1120 E Davis Dr, Terre Haute, IN 47802, U.S.A.

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