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V>- -S. BUREAU OF EDUCATION
BULLETIN, 1916, No. 4
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Contents—Publications of associations—Educational history—Current educational conditions—Pedagogics and didactics—Educational psychology; Child study—Special subjects of curriculum—Kindergarten and primary school—Rural education—Secondary education—Teachers: Training and professional statusHigher oducation—School administration—School management—School hygiene and sanitation—Physical training—Play and playgrounds—Social aspects of education—Religious education—Manual and vocational training—Vocational guidance—Agricultural education; Home economics—Commercial education—Professional education—Civic education—Military training—Education of women—Negro education—Education of deaf—Exceptional children—Education extension—Libraries and bibliography.
This office can not supply the publications listed in this bulletin, other than those expressly designated as publications of the Bureau of Education. Books, pamphlets, and periodicals here mentioned may ordinarily be obtained from their respective publishers, either directly or through a dealer, or, in the case of an association publication, from the secretary of the issuing organization. Many of them are available for consultation in various public and institutional libraries.
Publications intended for inclusion in this record should be sent to the library of the Bureau of Education, Washington, D. C.
£g PUBLICATIONS OF ASSOCIATIONS.
1618. Illinois state teachers' association. Journal of proceedings of the sixty
firefannual meeting . . . held at Springfield, Illinois, December 29-31, 1914. 176 p. 8°. (L. D. Coffman, secretary, Urbana, 111.)
Contains: 1. E. Davenport: What is involved in vocational education, p. 47-60. 2. F. G. Blair: Foundations of educational progress, p. 66-71. 3. I. F. Hosic: Waste in education, p. 78-80. 4. G. T. Smith: Vocational guidance in elementary schools, p. 91-97; Discussion, by De Witt F.lwood, p. 97-90. 5. G. \V. Gayler: Vocational direction of pupils in the elementary grades, p. 99-101. 6. W.P.Morgan: How students study, p. 102-7. 7. G.M.Potter: Theeffect upon the small college of certain tendencies in high school education, p. 108-14. 8. H. V. Canter: The educational survey of Illinois as related to higher education, p. 114-19. 9. J. H. Newlonr The distribution of grades in the high school, p. 120-29. 10. H. A. Finney: A reconstructed course in commercial arithmetic, p. 142-48. 11. Edgar Packard: The ideal rural teacher, p. 150-57.
1619. Maryland state teachers' association. Forty-eighth annual meeting . . .
Ocean City, Md., June 29 to July 2, 1915. 160 p. 8°. (Hugh W. Caldwell, secretary, Chesapeake City, Md.)
Contains: 1. M. B. Stephens: [The Maryland state teachers' association] p. 11-17. 2. E. F. Buchner: Our educational needs, p. 18-25. 3. N. C. Schaeffer: Militarism in the public schools, p. 28-31. 4. A. C. Monahan: The ideal rural school, p. 104-14. 5. C. H. Lane: Agriculture in rural schools, p. 114-18. 6. W. M. Tinker: Study recitation, p. 136-40. 7. G. O. Mudge: The high school as a civic center, p. 143-49.
1620. Middle West society of physical education and hygiene. Papers read at
the third annual convention, Chicago, April 1915. American physical education review, 20: 477-87, 497-522, November 1915.
Contains: 1. F. W. Johnson: Moral and social values of physical education in the secondary schools, p. 477-87. 2. Shailer Mathews: Present opportunities for physical education, p. 497-502. 3. G. E. Johnson: Suggestions for a greater physical education, p. 503-12. 4. F. E. Leonard: The relation of motor activity to health and education, p. 513-22.
1621. National association of state universities in the United States of
America. Transactions and proceedings . . . twentieth annual meeting . . . Berkeley, Cal., August 30-31, 1915. Burlington, Vt., Free press printing company, 1915. 148 p. 8°. (Guy P. Benton, secretary, Burlington, Vt.)
Contains: 1. B. I. Wheeler: Address [Present status of the American state university] p. 26-40. 2. G. E. Vincent: Report of Committee on standards of the American universities and the A. B. degree, p. 43-15. 3. A. It. Hill: Report of Committee of conference with other associations of colleges and preparatory schools, p. 45-47. 4. G. P. Benton: Report of Committee on university inter-communication, p. 50-52; Discussion, p. 52-65. 5. R. J. Aley: Function of a university in the preparation oi high school teachers, p. 66-72; Discussion, p. 72-78. 6. The relation of professors to outside employment, p. 78-87. 7. Samuel Avery: The reasons why the state university, as distinguished from other state institutions, deserves government by a distinct and separate board of regents, p. 88-98. 8. G. C. Comstock: The University of Wisconsin survey and legislation, p. 102-15; Discussion, p. 115-22. 9. A. R. Hill: The junior college, p. 122-30; Discussion, p. 131-36.
1622. Western drawing and manual training association. Proceedings of
meeting held at Chicago, Illinois, May 5-8, 1915. Minneapolis, Press of
O. 37. Pahlen printing company, 1915. 237 p. 8°. (W. H. Henderson, secretary, Milwaukee, Wis.)
Contains: 1. W. T. Bawden: The manual arts and the new education, p. 22-25. 2. C. H. Judd: What mental processes are cultivated through the mechanical arts, p. 31-40. 3. Lucinda W. Prince: Art training in relation to retail merchandise, p. 41-49. 4. Estelle P. Izor: Home planning: its artistic and economic features in the public school, p. 51-57. 5. R. J. Leonard: The weakest link, p. 64-70; Discussion, p. 70-75. 6. E. F. Detterer: On the teaching of lettering, p. 84-87. 7. Myrtle M. Irons: Art appreciation in the grades, p. 93-97. 8. C. L. Woodneld: Manual training and industry, p. 98-106; Discussion, p. 106-8. 9. C. W. Sylvester: Manual training efficiency, p. 113-20. 10. Jennie H. Snow: The place and content of household art courses in the public schools, p. 121-23. 11. Gertrude M. Copp: The teaching of color harmony in relation to dressmaking, p. 124-27. 12. E. F. Worst: Raw materials in the textile work, p. 128-32. 13. I. S. Griffith: The boy or the trade as an aim, p. 135-39. 14. F. D. Crawshaw: School vs. shop methods, p. 142-44.
EDUCATIONAL HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY.
1623. Moede, Walter. Ernst Meumann. Deutsche schule, 19: 417-29, July 1915.
An appreciation of Meumann's work.
1624. Schlager, Paul. Ernst Meumann, sein leben und sein werk. Padagogische
Btudien, 36:183-87, hft. 3, 1915.
Writer considers that Meumann's chief service lay in his efforts to raise education to the rank of a real science.
1625. Seeberg, M. Das schulwesen in den russischen Ostseeprovinzen. Lehrerin,
32: 241-43, October 30, 1915.
A brief survey of education in the Baltic provinces, up to and including the war period.
1626. Barranco, Manuel. Mexico; its educational problems—suggestions for their
solution. New York city, Teachers college, Columbia university, 1915. vii, 78 p. 8°. (Teachers college, Columbia university. Contributions to education, no. 73)