Statistics of Land Grant Colleges and Universities, Volume 2, Issues 21-30 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915 - Agricultural colleges
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Page 61 - It is advisable that subjects for this work be taken from the student's personal experience, general knowledge, and studies other than English, as well as from his reading in literature. Finally, special instruction in language and composition should be accompanied by concerted effort of teachers in all branches...
Page 69 - ... abundant easy exercises designed not only to fix in mind the forms and principles of grammar, but also to cultivate readiness in the reproduction of natural forms of expression; (5) the reading of from 75 to 100 pages of graduated texts from a reader...
Page 72 - GEOMETRY: The usual theorems and constructions of good text-books, including the general properties of plane rectilinear figures; the circle and the measurement of angles; similar polygons; areas; regular polygons and the measurement of the circle. The solution of numerous original exercises, including loci problems. Applications to the mensuration of lines and plane surfaces.
Page 57 - A unit represents a year's study in any subject in a secondary school, constituting approximately a quarter of a full year's work.
Page 70 - The work should comprise, in addition to the elementary course, the reading of about 400 pages of moderately difficult prose and poetry, with constant practice in giving, sometimes orally and sometimes in writing, paraphrases, abstracts, or reproductions from memory of selected portions of the matter read ; also grammatical drill upon the less usual strong verbs, the use of articles, cases, auxiliaries...
Page 149 - No. 10. Education for efficiency in railroad service. J. Shirley Eaton. •No. 11. Statistics of State universities and other Institutions of higher education partially supported by the State, 190S-9.
Page 64 - English which one should know in distinction from current errors. The main test in composition will consist of one or more essays developing a theme through several paragraphs; the subjects will be drawn from the books read, from the candidate's other studies, and from his personal knowledge and experience quite apart from reading. For this purpose the examiner will provide several subjects, perhaps eight or ten, from which the candidate may make his own selections.
Page 70 - Aim of the Instruction At the end of the intermediate course the pupil should be able to read at sight German prose of ordinary difficulty, whether recent or classical, to put into German a connected passage of simple English, paraphrased from a given text in German; to answer any grammatical questions relating to usual forms and essential principles of the language, including syntax and word-formation, and to translate and explain (so far as explanation may be necessary) a passage of classical literature...
Page 56 - Pension systems In Great Britain. Raymond W. Sles. 10 cts. •No. 35. A list of books suited to a high-school library. 15 cts. •No. 36. Report on the work of the Bureau of Education for the natives of Alaska, 1911-12.
Page 40 - Institution (Baptist), the Theological Seminary of the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States, and nearly all Catholic theological seminaries.

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