Supplementary Educational Monographs Volume 3

Supplementary Educational Monographs Volume 3

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...for the plot or farm as do not, but when the schools are divided into the two classes mentioned in the foregoing paragraph, it is seen at once that a larger proportion of the group offering specialized courses than of the group offering only general agriculture provides the plot or farm. The contrast is even more striking when the areas of these plots or farms are given consideration. The areas of the 4 plots reported by schools offering only general agriculture are one-fourth of 1 acre, one-half of 1 acre (2 schools), and 2 acres. The areas of the 16 plots or farms reported by the schools offering specialized courses range from "one city lot" to 38 acres, 8 of them being from 5 to 10 acres in area. TABLE LV School Plots Or Farms The facts just presented as to laboratory and school plot or farm force the conclusion that schools providing specialized courses in agriculture make better provision for the work than do schools offering only the course in general agriculture. The uses to which the 20 schools providing a plot or farm put it are shown by the following: Number of Use Schools Demonstration 13 Experiment 10 School gardens ia As a laboratory for students 12 V. AIMS The teachers were asked to state whether they are teaching agriculture as a vocational or as a "general" high-school subject. The term "general" is here used with no special reference to what we have been calling the course in general agriculture, but as contrasted with vocational, and signifies that the subject is dominated by the same aims that dominate the usual non-vocational highschool subject of study. The totals at the foot of Table LVI indicate that in 15 schools the subject is taught as a general subject; in 20, as a vocational subject; and...
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