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Contributions of Research to Special Methods: English Usage


by Harry A. Greene 1938

Instruction in English, once highly formal and disciplinary, has become much more functional and practical. Emphasis on error counts and the correction of error is gradually giving away to a constructive program for the establishment of correct language habits at the outset. The psychology of learning has become more practical; the objective of instruction more typical of life. Certain of these important trends are recognized here as the results of important areas of research and provide the basis for the general organization of this section.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 37, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 39 Number 10, 1938, p. 115-121
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20774, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 6:47:43 PM

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  • Harry Greene
    State University of Iowa
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    HARRY A. GREENE is a Professor of Education at the State University of Iowa.
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