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New Studies in Education: An Evaluation of Extensive and Intensive Teaching of Literature


by Nancy S. Coryell 1927

THE purpose of this experiment was to demonstrate which method of teaching literature is more effective for comprehension and appreciation on the part of high school students: the extensive, that is, the rapid reading of a comparatively large amount of literature with general comments and discussions in class; or the intensive, that is, the detailed, analytical study of the minimum of literature required by the syllabus.1


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 29 Number 3, 1927, p. 242-243
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 5784, Date Accessed: 12/18/2017 4:05:57 AM

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