Matter and Method in Education

By Mary Sturt

© 2012 – Routledge

316 pages

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About the Book

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.

Reviews

‘Here at last, is the book we have been waiting for, an introduction to educational psychology which links theory to practice…This is a book for teachers as well as students, well written and well organized…Complex matters are set out clearly, using examples effectively.’ -- Forum

‘Mr Stones goes out of his way to bring out the relevance of the experimental study of learning in the practice of teaching.’ -- Educational Review

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.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Education

Routledge Library Editions: Education consists of 244 volumes by some of the greatest educationalists, teaching professionals and policy makers of the twentieth century. The volumes are available in a set; in mini-sets themed by sub-discipline; or individually, in your choice of print or ebook.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU009000
EDUCATION / Educational Psychology
REF000000
REFERENCE / General