Contributions to the Science of Education

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byWilliam Harold Payne

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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. 1886. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. THE STUDY OF EDUCATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN. Requests for information, that are addressed to me from time to time, induce me to make a somewhat detailed statement of the work attempted to be done in the University of Michigan in the study of education. As this kind of university work is essentially new to this country, whatever may have been done or attempted in it, in any one institution, becomes, to a certain extent, a matter of public interest. So far as I am concerned, my work, both in plan and execution, has been tentative. Indeed, in all new ventures, where precedent and tradition fail, the most carefully devised plans must be held subject to correction and revision by experience. The men who are engaged in this new variety of university work doubtless owe it to the public to contribute to the body of recorded experience, to the end that each new attempt may be made from some established vantageground. The movement that resulted in the establishment of the chair of the Science and the Art of Teaching in the University of Michigan had been contemplated for several years by President Angell, and public attention had been explicitly called to the need of such instruction in several of his annual reports. The introduction of such a subject into the university curriculum was held to be justified by a state of facts of long standing. From the earlier days of the University, the higher and more responsible places in the public-school service of the state had been held by men who had received their training in this institution; and with the progress of the University and with the growing importance of its relations to the high schools, this means of recruiting the higher teaching service of the state has become an historical fact of no li...

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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. 1886. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. THE STUDY OF EDUCATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN. Requests for information, that are addressed to me from time t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217913466

ISBN - 13:9780217913461

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