Traditions of Scholarship that Shape the Foundations of Education and the Nature of the University

Neil J Flinders Introduction This critical essay examines three traditions of scholarship and considers their impact on the foundations of education and the nature of the University. The author’s conclusion is that the evolution of scholarship has formed the foundations for three different patterns of education. One pattern is characterized by science. It is reason based, research centered, […]

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Joseph Smith Jr. – America’s Greatest Educator?

A Monograph Commemorating His Bicentennial Birthday Neil J Flinders Brigham Young University Joseph Smith Academy Nauvoo, Illinois 2005 Table of Contents Part I Page What is Education? 3 Who was Joseph? What Have Others Said About Him? 4 Part II Joseph Smith as a Minister of Education 7 Part III Authority 8 Part IV Historical […]

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