Download PDF by Stephen H. Aby, James Kuhn, James C. Kuhn: Academic Freedom: A Guide to the Literature (Bibliographies

By Stephen H. Aby, James Kuhn, James C. Kuhn

ISBN-10: 031330386X

ISBN-13: 9780313303869

The liberty of lecturers to pursue wisdom and fact of their examine, writing, and educating is a basic precept of up to date better schooling within the usa. yet this freedom has been not easy gained and frequently abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. accordingly, it has generated literature in numerous disciplines. This booklet is a consultant to analyze on educational freedom. incorporated are annotated entries for almost 500 books, articles, chapters, sites, and different assets of data. Entries are grouped in topical chapters and organized alphabetically through writer inside each one bankruptcy. whereas many of the works have been released considering 1940, a few previous reviews also are integrated.

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A Survey of the Practices Affecting Student Activities and Expressions. New York: ACLU, 1941. 48p. LC41-11487. " A survey was conducted in 1940 of 111 colleges and universities querying the academic rights of students. Conclusions of the survey are outlined in such areas (among others) as: peace, military training, outside speakers, college press, free speech, and student democracy. 72. American Civil Liberties Union. Committee on Academic Freedom. The Gag on Teaching: The Story of the New Restrictions by Law on Teaching in Schools, and by Public Opinion and Donors on Colleges.

Chicago: Scott, Foresman, 1939. 112125. Reprinted from the June 1938 Harper's Magazine, this essay argues that the conflict between Capitalism and Communism must be taught, that teachers must take sides on the issue in classroom discussion, and that school boards and university trustees must make sure that Communists are appointed to teaching positions. While education must remain engaged with societal controversies, and professors must engage students in questioning their beliefs, teachers/professors should not engage in propagandizing.

School and Society 21(526): 101, January 24, 1925. Nine national college and university associations sent representatives to a 1924 meeting in Washington where they adopted statements on academic freedom and academic tenure. The organizations in question were: The Association of American Universities, The Association of American Colleges, The American Association of University Professors, the American Association of University Women, the Association of Land Grant Colleges, the Association of Urban Universities, the National Association of State Universities, the American Association of Teachers Colleges, and the Association of Governing Boards.

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