Proceedings Volume 20, PT. 2

Proceedings Volume 20, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...and of putting it down neatly forms a fine psychological groundwork for the perpetual remembrance of the same. I consider that the teacher who uses printed blank forms for his students' reports has thrown away his very best tool. Moreover the writing of reports has in itself a good educational value, as has already been argued. Though we hate to waste our precious laboratory time on clerical work, yet for the majority of men who take our course this neat and systematic clerical work may be its most valuable lesson. For all these reasons we necessarily require that a separate and complete report be handed in by each student. I permit and request the students to make their reports as brief as possible, without leaving out any essential data. The nature of the reports may be seen from the following. "General Instructions for Reports. "One report on each experiment is due from each student before another experiment is assigned. "All reports are to be written in pencil on standard 8-in. X 11 in. paper and must include: cover page and title; purpose of test; method to be used; sketches of apparatus; probable values of results; formulas; log of test; summary of results; remarks; curves, if needed. "The reports up to and including a blank form for (7) must be written and approved by the instructor in charge before the load is applied to the specimen." C0nclusi0n.--The managing of the testing laboratory at Rose Polytechnic has offered no end of puzzling problems. Luckily many of them can be solved as special cases of the proposition already enunciated: no system can replace the teacher's constant interest and preserve, if the work is to be a true success. Character is learned so much more by example than...
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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123681732X
  • 9781236817327