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General Methods: Educational Diagnosis

by Leo J. Brueckner 1938

The most direct way in which to evaluate the effectiveness of any educational program is to observe the behavior of its product in the affairs of daily life. When this behavior is inefficient, unwholesome, or not in accord with accepted social standards, the school must examine its own program, the personality of the learner, and elements in the environment both in and out of school, to locate the causes of the unfavorable condition.

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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. 333-340
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20793, Date Accessed: 9/25/2018 11:01:05 PM

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  • Leo Brueckner
    University of Minnesota
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    LEO J. BRUECKNER is a Professor of Elementary Education at the University of Minnesota.
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