Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925 Page: 50
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50 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
city systems of schools. There will be class room discussion
based on assignment in the text. Individual oral reports will be
required on special assigned topics. The principles studied will
be applied to state and county school systems. Text: Public
School Administration, Cubberly.
385.-General History of Education. The course will consist
of reports on assigned readings, class discussions of the text,
lectures, and papers on specially assigned topics. Text: The History
of Education, Cubberly.
395.-A Continuation of Course 385. Part IV of the text
used in 385 will be studied and followed as a guide.
392.-Educational Literature. This course will be a general
summary of educational literature in the U. S. The principal
work of the course will be the preparation of an acceptable thesis
on some important educational subject. Required of all seniors
who major in Education. No others admitted. Given only in the
(2) SPECIAL COURSES.
(a) For Rural Teacher Training.
142. Observation of Teaching. This is an elementary course
in observation setting forth particularly the HOW of observation.
It is intended for those first year students who expect to be in
college only one year and who expect to teach next year. The
work of this course consists of class room discussions, lectures,
individual reports of observations and occasional written tests.
(Education 143 should accompany this course. Also 113 and 123
should precede or accompany this course.) Text: The Observation
of Teaching, Maxwell.
143.-Special Methods for Rural and Other Elementary
Schools. The following topics will receive special attention:
Grading and classification; the daily program; methods in elementary
school subjects; correlation; using the school library;
recreation in the rural school. Texts: Charter's Teaching the
Common Branches; Woofter's Teaching in Rural Schools.
215.-Making the Rural School Function. This course is a
study of the various community activities that are usually found
in the country districts and how the rural school may assist in
these. In other words an attempt will be made in the course to
show how the school can function very effectively in the life of
the community as a whole and thus bring new life and interest to
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925, book, June 1924; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45926/m1/52/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.