The School of Education Record of the University of North Dakota Volume . 1-2

The School of Education Record of the University of North Dakota Volume . 1-2

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...to give the program in full in its November issue. A NEW DEGREE The University of Wisconsin has established the degree of Bachelor of Philosophy. For this no foreign language is required; a further study of English, natural science and mathematics, may be substituted for it. "HOW TO CATCH IT" We have noticed that professors and presidents in colleges and universities, mayors of cities, and others of high rank have helped to make it fashionable to go to Plattsburg. N. Y., ostensibly in order to get the experience and the point of view of the soldier at first hand and to subject themselves to some wholesome self-discipline; but it looks suspiciously like a conscious but covert attempt to catch the preparedness microbe: it gives them a basis and a background for expressing themselves later in harmony with the great wave of preparedness which has recently swept the country. This may be an efficient means of stiffening one's backbone and of r1nding reasons for what one wishes. K. BETTER RURAL SCHOOLS A nation-wide campaign for better rural schools is being carried on by the United States Bureau of Education. The main points which are to be emphasized are: 1. A school term of not less than 160 days for each child; 2. A sufficient number of teachers adequately prepared for their work; 3. Consolidation of rural schools; 4. A teacher's home and a demonstration farm from five to fifty years as a part of the school property; 5. An all-year session adapted to local conditions; 6. A county library with branch libraries at the centers of population, and schools used as distributing centers; 7. Community organization with the school as the intellectual, industrial, educational, and social center; 8. A modern high school education, in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236569806
  • 9781236569806