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Preliminary Knowledge Inventory on Higher Education

EDUC 386 History and Philosophy of Higher Education

What university was mentioned first in


the history of western civilization?

1. Oxford University
2. University of Constantinople
3. University of al-Azhar
4. University of Carthage
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• University of Carthage—259 AD

• http://i-cias.com/e.o/carthage.htm
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What was the first state university?

• University of Salamanca
• University of Constantinople
• University of Paris
• University of Sri-Nalanda-Mahavihara
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• University of Constantinople—425-848 AD

• Funded by state taxes in 1053

• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Constantinople
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What early universities established the


professorial ranks of assistant,
associate, and full?

1. The English universities


—Oxford and Cambridge
2. The French universities
—Paris and Toulouse
3. The Islamic universities
—Cordoba and al-Azhar
4. The Buddhist universities
—Sri-Nalanda-Mahavihara
and Viramasila
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• The Islamic universities—Cordoba and al-Azhar

• Existing from 700 to 1300 AD

• http://internacional.universia.net/espanya/uco/inf_general_ing.htm
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What older university was the first to


enroll 10,000 students?

• Sir-Nalanda-Mahavihara University
• University of Paris
• University of Berlin
• University of Salamanca
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• Sir-Nalanda-Mahavihara University—650 AD

• http://hubpages.com/hub/ANCIENT-INDIAN-UNIVERSITIES
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What was the first university in the


Western Hemisphere?

3. University of Saint Thomas Aquinas


4. Harvard University
5. Georgetown University
6. University of Chile
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• University of Saint Thomas Aquinas—1538 AD


In the Dominican Republic

• http://en.wikipedia
.org/wiki/International_Council_of_Universities_of_Saint_Thomas_Aqui
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What was the first Catholic university


and its sponsoring religious group in the
United States?

1. The American bishops and


Catholic University of America
2. The Congregation of Holy Cross and
the University of Notre Dame
3. The Congregation of the Mission and
DePaul University
4. The Society of Jesus and
Georgetown University
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The Society of Jesus and Georgetown University


—1789

http://www.georgetown.edu/home/about.html
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What was the first all women’s college in


the United States?

• Troy Female Seminary


• Wellesley College
• Mount Holyoke
• Mills College
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• Troy Female Seminary--1821

• http://www.britannica
.com/eb/article-9125073/Troy-Female-Seminary
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What is the oldest college in the United


States and the first to advance curricular
electivism?

• Dartmouth College
• Yale College/University
• Harvard College/University
• The College of William and Mary
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• Harvard College/University—founded in 1636


and espoused curricular electivism in 1869

• http://www.news.harvard.edu/guide/intro/index.html
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The idea of academic freedom can be


traced as far back as:

3. Charles Eliot and the founding of the Association of


American Universities
4. John Dewey and the founding of the American
Association of University Professors
5. Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and beginning of the
scholar’s privileges in German lands
6. Wilhelm von Humboldt and the University of Berlin
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• Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and beginning


of the scholar’s privileges in German lands—
12th Century

• http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06255a.htm
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Standardization was the movement to


regularize the policies, practices, and
structures of American colleges; it was
brought about by:

3. The Dartmouth Decision of 1819


4. The Yale Report of 1828
5. The Flexner Report of 1918
6. The North Central Association in 1895
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• The North Central Association of Schools and


Colleges in 1895—one of the major forces in
the beginning of regional accreditation

• http://www.ncacasi.org/