Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1925-1926 Page: 74
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ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
393.-Advanced Child Psychology. A study of the psychological
basis of educational procedure; the predispositions of
children, conditions of improvement, the application of the laws
of learning to education. Text: Starch, Educational Psychology.
345.-Educational Measurements for Secondary Schools. A
course dealing with the theroy and application of the principles
of scientific measurement to high school subjects.
332.-Mental Measurement. A general survey of the field
of Mental Measurement. The course deals with the history and
use of mental tests in educational and sociological work.
342.-Mental Measurement. A continuation of 332. Special
attention is given to group scales and tests. Students are
required to participate in the survey of the training school.
352.-Mental Measurement. A continuation of 342. Scales
and tests for the measurement of the individual are stressed. Special
emphasis is placed upon the Stanford Revision of the Simon
XI. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS
115.-Introduction to the Study of Sociology. This course
deals with the principles of Sociology and the social problems
which are most pressing today. A scientific study of human relations
is made. The following topics and problems regarding them
are considered: population, immigration, marriage and divorce,
the family, women in industry, child labor, un-employment, poverty,
feeblemindedness and insanity, the inefficiency of certain
types of education, conservation of natural resources, plant and
animal life and human life. A study is made of the student's
local community. This is a very valuable work for all citizens
to do, leading to the bet understanding of the social conditions
with which the student is constantly associated.
125.-Rural Sociology. This course deals with problems of
rural society, showing the changing conditions in rural life, defects
in present status and ways by which the economic, social
and educational conditions of rural communities may be improved.
135.-Social Problems of American Cities. This course presents
a study of the history of the present status of typical American
cities. The special economic, political, social, educational
and religious problems of the modern city are studied with a
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