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teacher training

(Encyclopedia) teacher training, professional preparation of teachers, usually through formal course work and practice teaching. Although the concept of teaching as a profession is fairly new, most…

Wisconsin, University of

(Encyclopedia) Wisconsin, University of, main campus at Madison; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1848, opened 1849. Its history was disturbed by storms over the policies of…

Caleb Mills Biography

Caleb MillseducatorBorn: 7/29/1806Birthplace: Dunbarton, N.H. Mills graduated from Dartmouth College and completed his theological training at Andover Theological Seminary in 1833. Following…

Writing Well: Have I Got News for You!

Have I Got News for You!Writing WellThe Professional Edge: Writing on the JobHave I Got News for You!Onward and Upward: Resums and Cover Letters “I'd rather write a good-news letter than a bad-news…

Milestones in African American Education

Find information on Black history and the major milestones in African-American education, including the first institute established for Black students, the first Black law school in the United States…

colleges and universities

(Encyclopedia) colleges and universities, institutions of higher education. Universities differ from colleges in that they are larger, have wider curricula, are involved in research activities, and…