Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1920-1921 Page: 49
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The course of study is continuous through the primary, intermediate,
and grammar grades. It does not differ materially from the
courses offered in any other graded school, except that an attempt is
made to better adjust the subject matter of the curriculum to interests
and needs of the pupils.
While the school exists primarily for the purpose of training teachers,
yet the principle is maintained that the interests of the pupil shall
receive the most important consideration; and it is believed that
whatever advances the well-being of the child best serves the purpose
for which the school exists.
Training School Faculty
Jas. F. Cox ............. ........ .......... .. ...... ......Director
Miss Inez Norton..................................................................... Supervisor
D. W. McElroy
Miss Willie Pritchett
Miss Essie Rambo
Miss Mary M. Petty
Miss Willie Bentley
III. Department of English
113.-The purpose of this course and the two following courses
is to lead the student to a fuller and freer self-expression. Sentence
and paragraph structure, punctuation, diction, and spelling are carefully
studied. Weekly and term themes are required. Prescribed
for freshmen. Text: Canby and others, English Composition in Theory
and Practice. Scott and Zeitlin, College Readings in English Prose.
Wooley, The Mechanics of Writing. Select Essays of Maccauley.
123.-A continuation of English 133, dealing with exposition and
argumentation. Close study of best specimens. Weekly and term
themes required. Prescribed for freshmen. Texts: Canby and others,
English Composition in Theory and Practice. Scott and Zeitlin, College
Readings in English Prose. Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson.
133.--A continuation of English 123, including a study of description
and narration noticed with care. Weekly and term themes required.
Prescribed for freshmen. Texts: Canby and others, English
Composition in Theory and Practice. Scott and Zeitlin, College Reading
in English Prose. Sherman, A Book of Short Stories.
215.-A general survey of English Literature from its beginning to
Dryden. Masterpieces of both prose and poetry studied, those of Old
English being read in translation. Original essay of at least 2,000
words required. Texts: Crawshaw, The Making of English Literature.
Century Readings In English Literature.
225.-A continuation of English 215, covering the period from Dryden
to the present, including both prose and poetry. An essay of at
least 2,000 words written from direct and individual study of some
SESSION OF 1920-'21
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1920-1921, book, June 1920; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45935/m1/51/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.