Report of Her Majesty's Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into the Revenues and Management of Certain Colleges and School, and the Studies Pursued an

Report of Her Majesty's Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into the Revenues and Management of Certain Colleges and School, and the Studies Pursued an

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...particular regulations for maintaining it; on the working of the school upon popular and home education, and their mutual relation to each other; on the position and duties of a Director in reference to his subordinates, to his scholars, and to the public In which colloquium it is the duty of the Examiners to pay more regard to tho clearness of tho examinee's answers, the acutoness of his observations, the force of his convictions, and the zeal he discovers for his work, than to his agreement with their own opinions, or with the rules of any particular philosophical system. Gr. The growth of this large and elaborate system has. been very gradual. Its history is commonly dated from General Ob-the Reformation, when the active personal exertions serrations. 0f jjjg eading Reformers, especially Luther, Melancthon, and Buggenhagen, gave an impulse to education in Germany, and determined for a long time its direction and character. Social changes, changes of opinion, and the gradual centralization of all the powers of Government have moulded it by degrees into its present form. The curriculum immediately after Luther's time comprised substantially the old Trivium. Latin, Logic, and Rhetoric, besides Theology and Singing, were the subjects for the higher forms. Some scholars, in some schools, learnt Greek, and some Hebrew. No very great change seems to have taken place in the ICth andl7thcenturies. Readiness in writing and speaking Latin was the chief object of tho exertions of teacher and scholar. Early in the 18th century, though Latin and Theology Btill held the first place, we find in many schools Mathematics, History, and Geography; sometimes Botany, Anatomy, Astronomy, occasionally German, including composition in verse. Chrestomathies in Latin...show more

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  • Paperback | 758 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,329g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123656085X
  • 9781236560858