Originally published in 1930, this book was designed to meet the needs of students in Training Colleges. It is the outcome of first-hand experience of the difficulties encountered by students in the subject of educational theory and its application to the problems of the classroom at the time. It was the hope of the writer that this book may help the student to find a profitable connection between the theory of the lecture room and the problems of the school classroom.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Education and Psychology Part 1: The Learning Process 3. An Elementary Study of Reactions 4. The First Years of a Child’s Life 5. The Bodily Mechanism of Behaviour 6. Elements of the Learning Process 7. Some Further Developments of the Learning Process 8. Aids to Constructive Work 9. The Process of Remembering 10. Reasoning 11. General Intelligence 12. Tests of Attainments and Individual Differences in Specific Abilities Part 2: Character and Discipline 13. Aspects of Discipline 14. The Simplest Units of Character 15. The Organization of Sentiments 16. The Group at Work and in Play 17. Individual Differences in Emotional Equipment 18. Aims and Organization. Appendix: The Instinct Controversy. Index.