Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1922-1923 Page: 62
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ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
story telling, games and constructive activities.
255.-History of Modern Elementary Education.
The purpose of this course is to enable the student to become
acquainted with the development of modern elementary educational
theory and practice. A special study will be made of the
men who have been instrumental in shaping educational progress.
Text: Parker's History of Modern Elementary Education.
(3) For Secondary Teacher Training.
135.-Principles of Secondary Education.
This course attempts a systematic analysis of the factors and
principles involved in a constructive theory of secondary educacation.
The following topics are emphasized; the pupil, the
institution and its purpose, the means and materials of secondary
education. Text: Inglis, Principles of Secondary Education.
245.-Teaching in High School.
A general course dealing with Secondary Education in a practical
way. Not open to freshmen; and to sophomores, only by
special permission. Required of pupils who are preparing to
teach in high schools. The course will consist largely of class
recitations, reports, and special papers. 233 should be taken
along with this course. Text: Methods of Teaching in High
Schools, by Parker.
A more advanced course than 233. Much attention will be
given in this course to lesson-planning, type studies and curriculum
making. There will be lectures, class discussions and reports,
and observation and practice teaching. Open only to
juniors and seniors and to them only by special permission. Required
of people who major in Education. Text: Teaching by
Projects, by McMurry.
This school is the laboratory of the Education Department.
The leading purpose is to afford an opportunity for observation
and practice teaching in the school room. It is here that theory
and practice meet, and consequently the work of the practice
school should test the ability of the student teacher to do successful
work in the public schools of Texas. As far as possible
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