1st Edition

Matter and Method in Education

ISBN 9780415750608
Published February 14, 2014 by Routledge
4 Pages

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Book Description

This volume discusses school practice and methods in the early twentieth century against their historical background. It covers the curriculum, time-tabling, lesson planning, exams and discipline. Each chapter ends with extensive notes and questions for discussion.

Table of Contents

Preface. The Educated Man. Part 1 Introduction. The Curriculum. Organization and Classification. Aesthetic Education: I Art. II Literature. The Humanities. Part 2 Introduction. Class Teaching. Form of Lesson. Illustrations. Questioning. Time Tables. Examinations. The Special Services. Discipline. Part 3 Introduction. How the Machine Works. Appendix. Examination Questions. Bibliography. Index.

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