Methods Of Teaching, Developed From A Functional Standpoint

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byWerrett Wallace Charters

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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. 1909. Excerpt: ... points the way toward discovery of other possible motives that may be appealed to. Summary.--Returning to our two illustrations in the introductory section of this chapter, we are now able to assign differing values and places to the members of the lists there tabulated. In the case of science, the second function listed is the intrinsic function. Whether this information should be studied for its own sake or because it may be an instrument in getting control of other values, the author does not state. The first function of science stated is indirect and disciplinary. It is a form of the tonic effects of the study of the subject-matter. In the case of history, the first function is intrinsic. Here is the reason why history is studied. The second probably illustrates the fact that history is an instrument in the fulfillment of interests, and thus considers the subject-matter as an instrument. The third, fourth, and fifth are indirect functions. These come mainly as by-products; only occasionally are they brought to the focus of attention. The sixth views history as an end in itself, worthy of study because of the pleasure history as history gives. CHAPTER IV. THE INTBINSIC FUNCTION OF SUBJECT-MATTEB. Section 1. The Race And Subject-matter. The race has had from primitive times certain great and fundamental needs and interests to satisfy and problems to solve. The solution of some of these has been reduced to instincts, to reflexes, and, in the case of the individual, to habits. But the vast majority have still to be controlled by conscious effort. Primitive man could not get complete control of his values, nor have we achieved that end completely. Yet every generation has tried to do so, and in making the attempt has utilized and added to the subject-matte...

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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. 1909. Excerpt: ... points the way toward discovery of other possible motives that may be appealed to. Summary.--Returning to our two illustration...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217236383

ISBN - 13:9780217236386

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