Fine arts, W. W. Story. Education, J. L. Chamberlain. Political education, A. D. White. Manual training schools, E. C. Jewett. Wood-carving, J. T. Norton. Textile fabrics, Henry Howard

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Page 387 - Admission into the school as boarder or day scholar is obtained by competitive examination, in accordance with the ordained programme. " Pupils who have passed through the full school course of the gymnasiums may be admitted without further examination to the lectures of the second general class of the school, but pupils of the last class of the gymnasiums, who have not passed their final examinations, are admitted only to the first general class of the school.
Page 393 - ... its introduction in the year 1868 into the workshops, and also for the preparation of the necessary auxiliaries to study. In the year 1870, at the Exhibition of Manufactures at St. Petersburg, the school exhibited its methods of teaching mechanical arts, and from that time they have been introduced into all the technical schools of Russia.
Page 392 - By the separation alone of the school workshops from the mechanical works, the principal aim was, however, far from being attained; it was found necessary to work out such a method of teaching the elementary principles of mechanical art as, firstly, should demand the least possible length of time for their acquirement; secondly, should increase the facility of the supervision of the...
Page 369 - ... comparative legislation of our own States, if supplemented by the study of the general legislation of other countries, could not fail to be of vast use in the improvement of society. I would also have instruction given in the general principles of international law. In the development of this science lies much of happiness for the future of the world ; but there is an important practical interest. Though the injunction of the Father of his Country to avoid entangling alliances has sunk deep into...
Page 390 - Up to the present time, throughout the world, the workmen at industrial works and mills are usually selftaught. Any one who has himself been employed at works, and is familiar with the daily life of the workman in the different countries, must have perceived that the acquirement of knowledge and skill in any trade is to him a process much similar to the following: A boy of thirteen or fourteen years of age...
Page 182 - AND APPLIANCES FOR SECONDARY INSTRUCTION. Plans and models of establishments for secondary instruction, lyceums, grammar schools, colleges, industrial and commercial schools ; arrangement and furniture of such establishments. Collections : classical works, maps, and globes. Appliances for technological and scientific instruction, and for teaching the fine arts, drawing, music, and singing. Apparatus and methods for instruction in gymnastics, fencing, and military exercises.
Page 392 - ... should facilitate the demonstration of the progress of every pupil at every stated time. Everybody is well aware that the successful study of any art whatsoever, freehand or linear drawing, music, singing, painting, etc., is only attainable when the first attempts at any of them are strictly subject to the laws of gradation and successiveness, when every student adheres to a definite method or school, surmounting, little by little and by certain degrees, the difficulties to be encountered.
Page 369 - ... relations of capital to labor, and producers to distributors, to taxation, and a multitude of similar objects. Next, I would name the study of what is generally classed as social science, including what pertains to the causes, prevention, alleviation, and cure of pauperism, insanity, crime, and various social difficulties. Nor would I neglect the study of the most noted theories and plans for the amelioration of society, the arguments in their support, the causes of their failure ; and I would...
Page 392 - ... those arts, which we have just named, possess a method of study which has been well worked out and defined, because, since they have long constituted a part of the education of the well-instructed classes of people, they could not but become subject to scientific analysis, could not but become the objects of investigation, with a view of defining those conditions which might render the study of them as easy and regulated as possible.
Page 386 - The three years' course of the general division embraces the following subjects: Religion, free-hand and linear drawing^ descriptive geometry, general physics, zoology, botany, mineralogy, chemistry, geodesy, analytical geometry, higher algebra, differential and integral calculus, general mechanics, drawing of machine-parts, the French and German languages, ie, all scientific subjects, the previous knowledge of which is required from the pupils of all the three following branches. Spccinlconrecs....

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