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Contents.—Publications of associations—Educational history—Current educational conditions—Pedagogics and didactics—Educational psychology; Child study—Special methods of instruction—Special subjects of curriculum—Kindergarten and primary school—Rural education—Secondary education—Teachers: Training and professional status—Higher education—School administration—School management—Sc hool architecture—School hygiene and sanitation—Physical training—Play and playgrounds—Social aspects of education—Child welfare—Moral education—Religious education—Manual and vocational training—Vocational guidance—Agricultural education; School gardens—Commercial education—Professional education— Nurse training—Military and naval training—Education of women—Negro education—Education of immigrants—Education of deuf— Exceptional children—Education extension—Libraries and reading—Bureau of Education: Recent publications—New periodicals.
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.
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PUBLICATIONS OF ASSOCIATIONS.
1. Association of urban universities. Second annual meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 17, 1915. School and society, 2: 901-17, December 25, 1915.
Contains: 1. C. A. Beard: Methods of training for public service, p. 904-11. 2. L. H. Murlin:
Kansas state teachers' association. Fifty-third meeting, November 10-13,
Contains: 1. H. T. Bailey: Beauty in school work. 2. S. E. Price: How much college credit should be given for athletics, dramatics, debating, and work on the college paper? 3. J. S. Nollen: The perpetuity of the independent college.
National association of corporation schools. Third annual convention.
Contains: 1. Allied institutions—J. A. Roosevelt: Report of committee, p. 81-87; Discussion, p. 87-91. 2. Lee Galloway: Work of the Department store education association, p. 91-9J; Work of the Commercial education club, p. 9&-101; Educational courses, National commercial gas assc» ciation, p. 102-13; Commercial education in related lines at New York university, p. 114-25. 3.
Trade apprenticeship schools—J. M. J.arkin: Report ol committee, p. 129-6R; Discussion, p. 168233. 4. Special apprenticeship schools—Harry Tipper: Report ol committee, p. 237-43; Discussion, p. 243-66. 5. Public education—E. G. Allen: Report of committee, p. 269-75; Discussion, p. 276-327. 0. Vocational guidance—H. C. Metcalf: Report of committee, p. 331-417; Discussion, p. 417-78. 7. Office work schools—G. B. Everitt: Report of committee, p. 483-526; Discussion, p. 526-50. 8. Advertising, selling and distribution—C. A. S. Ilowlett: Report of committee,p. 553-58; Discussion, p. 558-601. 9. Employment plans—C. R. Johnson: Report of committee, p. 605-754; Discussion, p. 755-84. 10. Safety, hygiene and co-operation—S. W. Ashe: Report of committee, p. 787-802; Discussion, p. 802-22. 11. David Snedden: Vocational education, p. 850-63.
4. National council of teachers of English. [Papers and proceedings of the fifth
annual meeting, Chicago, 111., November 25-27, 1915.] English journal, 5: 1-78, January 1916.
Contains: 1. E. H. K. McComb: The anniversary of the Council, p. 1-9. 2. Emma J. Breck: The efficient high-school library, p. 10-19. 3. Report of the committee on the preparation of college teachers of English, p. 20-32. 4. Proceedings, including abstracts of a number of other addresses given, p. 33-78.
5. New England association of colleges and secondary schools. Papers read
at the thirtieth annual meeting, Boston, Masa., October 29-30, 1915. Education, 36: 273-333, January 1916.
Contains: 1. Clyde Furst: The problem of the financial support of higher education, p. 277-87. 2. H. C. Bumpus: The problem of adjustment of higher education to the needs of the state, p. 288-95. 3. C. F. Thwing: Higher education in the western and in the New England states: a contrast, p. 296-302. 4. O. P. Benton: The state university, p. 303-17. 5. J. H. Thomas: State appropriations for existing colleges, p. 316-23. 6. A. S. Downing: State scholarships, p. 324-33.
6. New York (State) University convocation. Proceedings of the fifty-first con
vocation . . . Albany, N. Y., October 21-22, 1915. Albany, University of the State of New York, 1915. 190 p. 8°.
Contains: 1. C. S. Lord: St. Clair McKelway, the educator, p. 22-25. 2. C. S. Whitman: The interest of the executive in the education of the people, p. 53-61. 3. G.E.Vincent: The university and the state, p. 61-77. 4. Nathaniel Butler: Liberal education and the time-spirit, p. 87-105. 5. H.S.Weet: The junior high school, p. 105-15. 6. E.C.Moore: The state and the city, p. 117-32. 7. Hamlin Garland: The school and the farm of the past, p. 147-59. 8. B.T.Galloway: The school and the farm of the future, p. 159-67.
7. West Virginia university. Educational conference. Proceedings of the thir
teenth Educational conference . . . July 16-17, 1915, held under the auspices of the Summer school of West Virginia university, Morgantown, W. Va. Morgantown, W. Va., Published by the University, 1915. 76 p. 8°. (West Virginia university bulletin, ser. 16, no. 2, September 1915.)
Topic: The training of teachers in West Virginia.
EDUCATIONAL HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY.
8. Goodsell, Willystine. A history of the family as a social and educational insti
tution. New York, The Macmillan company, 1915. xiv, 588 p. 8°. (Text-
9. In remembrance of William T. Harris. Journal of education, 82: 593-603, 607-608,
December 16, 1915.
10. Knight, Edgar W. Reconstruction and education in Virginia. South Atlantic
quarterly, 15: 25-40, January 1916.
Interesting historical sketch of educational affairs in Virginia during the Reconstruction period.
11. Knox, James Carter. Henry Augustus Coit, first rector of Saint Paul's school,
Concord, New Hampshire. New York [etc.] Longmans, Green, and co. 1915. 150 p. illus. 12°.
12. Law, Narendra Nath. Promotion of learning in India by early European set
tlers (up to about 1800 A. D.) With an introduction by the Ven. Walter K. Firminger. London, New York [etc.] Longmans, Green, and co., 1915. 159 p. 12°.
13. Selincourt, E. de. Henri Louis Chatelain. Journal of education (London)
48: 55-57, January 1, 1916. (Supplement no. 558)
An appreciation of the French scholar Chatelain, who acted as professor of French at Birmingham university, England. Died August 19,1915, in a French military hospital. Author of works on French language and literature.
14. Stolzle, Remigius. Ein vergessener erziehungstheoretiker aus der reforma
tio nszeit. Zeitschrift fur geschichte der erziehung und des unterrichts, 5:
CURRENT EDUCATIONAL CONDITIONS.
15. Blakely, Paul L. Washing and extras. America, 14: 309-10, January 8, 1916.
After criticising the modern school programs, the writer in conclusion says that there is plenty of room in the school of today for fads, frills, and fancies, but that the space allotted to education has grown notably less.
16.J[Carranza and public instruction in Mexico. Sixty Mexican teachers are commissioned to study in Boston. New York, 1915. 39 p. inch front., illus., ports. 8°.
Contents.—Public education and the revolution.—Speacb [I] of Mr. Felix F. Palavicini, commissioner of the Secretaryship of public instruction and fine arts.—Statement of Mr. Alfonso Cravioto.—"Intervention"by school teachers . . . reprinted from the Boston transcript; by Bernard Gallant.—The work of Mr. Carranza in the Department of public instruction.—The new organization of the secretary of public instruction and fine arts.—The life of a fighter.—The revolutionary work done by Mr. Cravioto.
17. Crone, Frank L. The American public school in the Philippines. American
school, 1: 316-18, December 1915.
An account by tho director general of education in the Philippine Islands of the remarkable system of public schools which the Americans have built up in the islands.
18. Guest, Leslie Haden, ed. The next steps in educational progress; report of
proceedings at a conference held in the central offices of the London university (by kind permission of the authorities) on June 18th, 19th, and 20th, 1914. London, The Theosophical publishing society, 1915. 110 p. 8°.
Contents.—1. School clinics [by] L. D. Cruickshank.—2. Type in school books: handwriting: manual work [by] N. B. Ilarman.—3. School feeding [by] Marian E. Cuff.—4. School ventilation and open-air schools [by] J. Kerr.—5. School and home in sex instruction [by] Letitia D. Fairfield.—6. Civic instruction [by] J. H. Muirhead.—7. Red cross work as a valuable instrument [by] Miss E. P Hughes.—8. Training of the adolescent (with special reference to civics) [byjc. Brereton.—9. The relation of the curriculum to industrial conditions [by] Mrs. M. O. Harris.
19. Joyner, James Y. Educational progress of a year in the South. American
sc-hool, 1: 319-20, December 1915.
"Address delivered at the Southern educational association."
20. Karstadt, O. Die deutsche reichsschule? Padagogische zeitung, 44: 447-80,
October 7, 1915.
21. Lane, Franklin K. Young America. In his Annual report of the Secretary
of the interior for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1915. Washington, Government printing office, 1915. p. 24-29.
Takes up the chief resource of the country, our twenty-two million school boys and girls, and discusses the need of a rural school campaign.
22. Mahrholz, Werner. Der krieg und die erziehung. Akademische rundschau,
4: 3-12, October 1915.
One of several articles dealing with the effects of the war on education. Other articles in this same number ore: "Alte und neue schule" (O. Wyneken); "Der geist der neuen erziehung" (Albert Kranold); "Die schule nach dem krieg" (Hans Keyl).
23. Mais, S. P. B. A public school after eighteen months of war. Nineteenth
century, 79: 114-25, January 1916.
Activities in English secondary schools, with bearings on the war. Work of officers' training corps, etc.
24. Mendelsohn, Sijmund. National preparedness and schoul efficiency. Educa
tional review, 51: 51-56, January 1916.
Speaks of the "inadequate elementary education'- in the United States. Contrasts conditions in this country with those in Germany and France. Juvenile delinquency more prevalent here than in Europe.
25. Petit, Edouard. L'ecole pour l'erole. L'entr'aide des £coliers mutualisteu.
Revue p6dagogique, n. s. 67: 354-61, November 1915.
Describes the work of the Entr'aidc mutualiste founded by educational societies for the benefit of those made destitute by the war.
26. Pouthier, E. L'6Jucation nationale et la lecon de la guerre. Grande revue
(Paris) 88: 529-37, October 1915.
27. Ruhlman, Paul. Die franz63ische Bchulpolitik. Internationale moratsschrift
fur wissenschaft, kunst und technik, 9: 1537-56, September 1, 1915.
A German view of the recent development of public education in France, with .special reference to the religious orders, the teaching of war, and pacifism.
28. SmaUey, A. J. Pete's calf. Associate teacher, 17:13-17, January 1916.
To be continued.
Number 1 in a series. The writer says that "The paid cynic-critic has attacked our public schools furiously through the press and on the plat form. Vested and professional interests demand radical changes, and lay the blame of most social disorders to the school room. To refute their claims is the purpose cf this series of papers."
29. Williams, L. A. The reliance of democracy. Educational monthly, 2: 12-17,
The writer says that in order to conserve our national life, protect our national honor, and preserve to posterity the principles of democratic and representative rovernment, v. e must give to the public school officials our heartiest support and urge upon them the necessity for a lonper school year, a vocational course of study, better trained teachers, and a more stringent compulsory school law.
30. Zueblin, Charles. American municipal progress. New and rev. ed. New
York, The Macmillan company, 1916. xiv, 522 p. illus. 8°.
Contains: Chap.' 10, Indoor education, p. 177-94. Chap. 11, Outdoor education, p. 195-210. Chap. 12, Higher education, p. 211-27. Chap. 13, Public libraries and museums, p. 228-51. Chap. 14, Social centers, p. 252-70. Chap. 16, Public recreation, p. 293-325.
PEDAGOGICS AND DIDACTICS.
31. Anthony, Kate; McGahey, Mary L. and Strong, Edward K.,jr. The devel
opment of proper attitudes toward school work. School and society, 2: 926-34, December 25, 1915.
"From the psychological laboratory of George Peabody college for teachers. Read before Section L, American association for the advancement of science, August 4,1915."
32. Bagley, W. C. The educational basis of democracy. School and home educa
tion, 35:147-49, January 1916.
Read before the Illinois state teachers' association, Springfield, 111., December 29, 1915.