Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements

Soviet Educators on Soviet Education


reviewed by William W. Brickman 1965

coverTitle: Soviet Educators on Soviet Education
Author(s): Helen B. Redl
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
Search for book at Amazon.com

As everyone—schoolboy or otherwise— now knows, American educators were rudely awakened by the Soviet Sputnik in late 1957. This cliche has been a feature of pedagogical writing for about three-fourths of a decade. The "discovery" of Soviet education by pedagogues was paralleled by the "discovery" of Soviet Russia by the public. Although there has been an abundance of informative literature on Soviet education by American scholars prior to 1957—witness George S. Counts and Thomas Woody —such writings seemed to have been forgotten or overlooked by the army of visitors and writers on the subject since Sputnik. Dr. Fritz Redl, professor of behavioral sciences at Wayne State University, is eminently correct when he insists in the preface to the book edited by Mrs. Redl that too many writers on and visitors to the USSR have indulged in "premature generalizations." These are derived in large part, he says, from such factors as faults... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase Soviet Educators on Soviet Education
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 67 Number 2, 1965, p. 155-155
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2380, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 4:09:28 PM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles
There are no related articles to display

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • William Brickman


Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS