The Aims and Defects of College Education: Comments and Suggestions by Prominent Americans, an Original Investigation, Volume 2

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Putnam's sons, 1915 - Education, Higher - 78 pages
 

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Page 4 - What traits of character and mind should a college aim to develop in its students to make them useful and efficient in modern life?
Page 55 - ... measures would go far toward curing the "evils of slipshod letter writing," and eliminating other signs of callowness in recent college graduates, concerning which there is much reason for complaint. In regard to the chief aim of college training there seemed to be an even greater unity of opinion.
Page 23 - Joseph F. Johnson, Dean of the School of Commerce, New York University ; Charles C.
Page 21 - ... elements of the road, showing the cost of reproduction and the present value, supplemented by a capitalization of the net corporate surplus earnings. This scheme of railroad appraisal received its first application in 1900 in Michigan, its execution being placed by the Tax Commission under the supervision of Professor Mortimer E. Cooley, dean of the Department of Engineering of the University of Michigan, and, admittedly, a gentleman of great engineering skill and ability. In his appraisal of...
Page 14 - Certain branches of learning which are of the nature of intellectual instruments or apparatus for more advanced studies, or for the work of life...
Page 11 - This letter from the Hon. Marcus M. Marks, President of the Borough of Manhattan, is quoted in full.
Page 5 - States; the Hon. Marcus M. Marks, President of the Borough of Manhattan; the Hon.
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Page 7 - New York University; Calvin W. Rice, Secretary of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; George M.
Page 26 - Quoted from the letter of Calvin W. Rice, Secretary of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

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