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The Encyclopedia as an Educational Tool


by Jeanne S. Chall 1961

In an age of specialization and fragmentation, a general encyclopedia offers a reader of any age the wherewithal to become a generalist. Within the confines of 20 volumes, he has all areas of knowledge for systematic study or whimsical exploration. Never questioned, the importance of an encyclopedia as an educational tool has grown as dependence on facts from a single textbook has declined.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 5, 1961, p. 415-415
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3165, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 9:31:19 AM

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