Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1920-1921 Page: 58
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58 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
VII. Department of Philosophy
115.--Elementary Educational Psychology.
This course deals with those phases of psychology which throw
light upon the process of learning. Texts: Freeman, How Children
Learn. Strayer and Norsworthy, How to Teach.
This course presents a general study of the mental processes. It
is helpful to all work in pedagogy and philosophy and should enable
the student to appreciate critically whatever he may read along
psychological lines. The experiments will be of three orders: (1)
individual experiments without apparatus, (2) class demonstrations,
and (3) class measurements. Text to be selected.
225.-Advanced Educational Psychology.
A detailed study of Ithe various aspects of the learning process.
Topics: Original nature; laws of learning; individual differences, etc.
Experiments and demonstrations. Text: Thorndike, Educational
This course deals with the significance of the development stages;
physical growth, instinct, motor development, language, play, imitation,
imagination, etc. Texts: Kirkpatrick, The Individual in the
Making. King, The High School Age.
A thorough consideration of the development and use of standard
and :scales in the measurement of school room instruction. Texts:
i;',' Statical Method Applied to Education. Monroe, Measuring
the Results of Teaching.
325.-Psychology of Character Development.
A course having to do with the problem of character education
throughout childhood, youth and early manhood. Texts: King, Rational
Living. MadCunn, The Making of Character.
A course applying the methods of the psychological clinic to the
analysis and rating of capacities of school children. Experiments
and demonstrations. Texts: Terman, Intelligence of School Children.
Terman, Measurement of Intelligence.
345.-The Psychology of Christian Belief.
This course will deal with the psychology of faith-faith in God's
Testimony. Texts: Pratt, The Psychology of Christian Belief. Ingle,
Faith and Its Psychology. Stoker, Christian Psychology.
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