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Penitence and Redemption

Penitence and Redemption

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Clash of Cultures—School Systems at (the) Stake, Part 3

Clash of Cultures—School Systems at (the) Stake, Part 3

Part 3: Development of Universities The Middle Ages The universitas magistrorum et scholarium (community of teachers and learners) was a term forged in the twelfth century after Emperor Friedrich I Barbarossa issued an edict called authentica habita. Hereby he...
Clash of Cultures—School Systems at (the) Stake, Part 2

Clash of Cultures—School Systems at (the) Stake, Part 2

Wolfgang Ratke and the “Ratichians” Since the ideas of Wolfgang Ratke, aka Ratichius, influenced all of his successors, friends and foes alike, the whole bunch of pedagogues of the seventeenth century interested in reforms is routinely called...
The Undergraduate, Episode Six

The Undergraduate, Episode Six

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Clash of Cultures—School Systems at (the) Stake Part 1

Clash of Cultures—School Systems at (the) Stake Part 1

Wisdom is power. —Francis Bacon (1561–1626) Introduction When American parents think about a good—or better, the best possible—schooling for their children, they invariably think about private preschools, private schools, and expensive universities. When German...
The Undergraduate, Episode Five

The Undergraduate, Episode Five

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The Undergraduate, Episode Four

The Undergraduate, Episode Four

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The Undergraduate, Episode Three

The Undergraduate, Episode Three

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The Undergraduate, Episode Two

The Undergraduate, Episode Two

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