In order to provide instructors a sense of  how others in the field are structuring their courses, the HES Teaching Committee has assembled a selection of sample syllabi across several sub-fields. if you are interested in submitting a syllabus from one of your courses, please send and electronic copy in .pdf format to Karen Graves, HES secretary, at


These 40 articles seek to capture the major themes, debates, and trends of the first fifty years of the History of Education Quarterly, the journal of the History of Education Society (founded in 1961). The articles, appearing in chronological order, and ranging from classics in the field to recent scholarship, were selected with input from a survey of HES members and the guest editor’s consultation with colleagues and a graduate student advisory committee.