Adult Education & Rhetoric and Composition: Comparative Timelines

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1. America/U.S.

1.1. Adult Education

1.1.1. 1727 Benjamin Franklin - The Junto or 'Leather Apron' discussion groups for adults (Hiemstra)

1.1.1.1. 1826 Josiah Holbrook - beginning of lyceum movement, lecture/study groups, influential for creation of public schools. (Hiemstra)

1.1.1.1.1. 1862 Morrill Act, 1890 funded

1.2. Philosophical Influences

1.2.1. Liberalism

1.2.1.1. Progressive --- John Dewey

1.2.1.1.1. Behaviorism

1.3. Rhetoric & Composition

1.3.1. "Current-Traditional" mode, focus on classical rhetoric, imitation, recitation

1.3.1.1. 1912 College English Journal first Published

1.3.1.1.1. Composition taught through "Handbooks" That focused on exercises more than classical models (Connors)