Skip to main content

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.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"van Til, William." Writers Directory 2005. . Encyclopedia.com. 24 Sep. 2018 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"van Til, William." Writers Directory 2005. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 24, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/culture-magazines/van-til-william

"van Til, William." Writers Directory 2005. . Retrieved September 24, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/culture-magazines/van-til-william

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.