1815-1850: Education: Publications
1815-1850: Education: Publications
Henry Barnard, Normal Schools, and Other Institutions, Agencies, and Means Designed for the Professional Education of Teachers (Hartford, Conn.: Case, Tiffany, 1851)—argued for the development of institutions to train teachers;
Barnard, School Architecture (New York: Norton, 1848)—called for the reform of school-building construction;
Catharine Beecher, An Essay on the Education of Female Teachers (New York: Van Nostrand, 1835)—provided information on the training of women for teaching;
Beecher, The Moral Instructor for Schools and Families (Cincinnati: Truman & Smith, 1838)—proclaimed the centrality of women as moral leaders in the domestic and educational spheres;
Beecher, Suggestions Respecting Improvements in Education (Hartford, Conn.: Packard & Butler, 1829)—an early call for school reform;
John Goldsbury, The American Common-School Reader and Speaker (Boston: C. Tappan, 1844)—a popular textbook;
Horace Mann, Lectures on Education (Boston: W. B. Fowle & N. Capen, 1845)—a compilation of Mann’s ideas and arguments for school reform;
Mann, Tenth Annual Report Covering the Year 1846 (Boston: Dutton & Wentworth, 1847)—one in a series of reports that Mann published on public school reform;
William H. McGuffey, Fourth Eclectic Reader (Cincinnati: Winthrop B. Smith, 1844)—part of the most widely used textbook series;
Lewis Samuel, Report of the Superintendent of Common Schools (Columbus, Ohio: Samuel Medary, 1839)—an influential report on the state of public schools;
Delazon Smith, A History of Oberlin or New Lights of the West (Cleveland: S. Underhill, 1837)—a history of the nation’s first coeducational institution of higher learning;
John Orville Taylor, The District School; or, National Education (Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, ±835)—describes the author’s experiences teaching in district schools;
Emma Hart Willard, A Plan for Improving Female Education (Albany, N.Y.: I. W. Clark, 1819)—described Willard’s ideal female seminary and how it would operate;
Yale College, Reports on the Course of Instruction in Yale College (New Haven, Conn.: Hezekiah Howe, 1828)—this report, published in slightly abbreviated form as “Original Papers in Relation to a Course of Liberal Education” in American Journal of Science and Arts, 15 (January 1829): 297–351, was one of the major defenses of the classical curriculum.
"1815-1850: Education: Publications." American Eras. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 18, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/history/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/1815-1850-education-publications
"1815-1850: Education: Publications." American Eras. . Retrieved November 18, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/history/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/1815-1850-education-publications
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
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- 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.