The Industrial Improvement Schools of Wuerttemberg by Albert A. SnowdenThe Industrial Improvement Schools of Wuerttemberg by Albert A. Snowden

The Industrial Improvement Schools of Wuerttemberg

byAlbert A. Snowden

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...employers of skilled labor would not agree to this. They desire that the teachers shall be practical in the highest degree, since they (the employers) must make sacrifices under the new law. The candidates at Karlsruhe receive an annual stipend of $240 from the Wuerttemberg government, a sum quite sufficient for their actual needs, since living expenses and tuition are low, and the two capitals are only two hours apart by fast express. It is natural to ask why the industrial teachers do not receive their higher training at the Building Trades School of Stuttgart, a school which in many particulars is rated as the best of its kind in Germany. The answer is not far to seek. It is not in disparagement of the work of the Stuttgart Building Trades School--many of whose graduates are already in vocational teaching in Wuerttemberg--that the candidates are sent to an adjoining state, but simply because Karlsruhe has developed an unusually good Normal Training Department (established in 1882) and is better equipped for undertaking the preparation of teachers of elementary industrial subjects. The Stuttgart school does not seem to care to undertake this work. At Karlsruhe those in the Normal Department also take up subjects in the Electrical, Mechanical, or Constructive Engineering Departments, according to the specialty chosen. In addition the students have extended courses in higher mathematics, physics, descriptive geometry, industrial drawing, and designing. Students entering the Normal Division are required to have had a common normal school course, or the equivalent of the sixth year's course of a "middle school." The earliest age for entrance is eighteen. Graduates of a normal school must have taught, also, and must produce...
Title:The Industrial Improvement Schools of WuerttembergFormat:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217351581

ISBN - 13:9780217351584