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Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916

( ā'kĭnz ), 1844–1916, American painter, photographer, and sculptor, b. Philadelphia, where he worked most of his life. Eakins is considered the

Open Education

any process, either formal or informal, that shapes the potential of a maturing organism. Informal education results from the constant effect of

Open Education, bilingual
Education, bilingual

Bilingual education is commonly defined as instruction provided in two languages. However, this simple definition is misleading since the concept of

Open Education, Higher
Education, Higher

The rates and patterns of access to and participation in higher education are significant policy issues in most countries. Social equity in the

Open Electronic books
Electronic books

In computing, software with or without specialized hardware that provides the equivalent of a book's worth of information. The term applies to simple

Eliot, Charles W. (1834 - 1926)

1834–1926, American educator and president of Harvard, b. Boston, grad. Harvard, 1853. In 1854 he was appointed tutor in mathematics at Harvard and in


compendium of knowledge, either general (attempting to cover all fields) or specialized (aiming to be comprehensive in a particular field). Basically


( äNsēklôpādē' ), the work of the French Encyclopedists, or philosophes. The full title was Encyclopédie; ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des

English as a second or foreign language

With the advances in telecommunications and new modes of transportation that developed in the 19th and 20th centuries, English as a second language

Open Eratosthenes

One of history's most accomplished men of science, Eratosthenes of Cyrene (ca. 276 B.C.E.-ca. 195 B.C.E.) was the precursor of the “Renaissance men”