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Teaching-Learning Theory and Teacher Education, 1890 to 1950

by Merle L. Borrowman 1952

The author of this new book insists that practice in teacher education must be seen against a background of learning theory and educational purposes. This emphasis and the fact that this is a backward look of one whose professional career has spanned much of the period covered and whose special interests have acquainted him exhaustively with educational research make this book a significant one. Dr. Monroe, now distinguished professor emeritus of education, University of Illinois, has been professionally involved in education for more than forty years. His new book draws extensively on primary and secondary literature about American teacher education, an area which, despite countless monograph studies, has never been adequately covered in a single historical volume. Teaching-Learning Theory and Teacher Education is certainly the best approach to date. It provides a guide to understanding the psychological arguments, methodological issues, and confused practice which have characterized American education for much of... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 54 Number 2, 1952, p. 114-114
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4976, Date Accessed: 7/22/2018 4:35:55 PM

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