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The College Influence on Student Character


reviewed by Edward Sanders - 1959

coverTitle: The College Influence on Student Character
Author(s): Edward D. Eddy, Jr., Mary L. Parkhurst, James S. Yakovakis Menasha
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Dr. Eddy's book, The College Influence on Student Character, is most timely. We are entering a period when the strongest colleges, even those which are primarily graduate-preparatory schools, are making a strenuous effort to speed up the intellectual growth of their students. Colleges of lesser strength seem to be attempting the same goal, although they are beset by increasing numbers of students and a diminishing number of qualified teachers. In such a situation, interest in the conscious development of character and personality may well be consigned to a low order of priority. It is, therefore, useful to have a summary of what is actually happening in this area. The author and his two associates give a broad if subjective statement of the intellectual temper of the contemporary American campus. The information from which this account is constructed was drawn from visits of three to twenty days on twenty campuses chosen to... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 61 Number 1, 1959, p. 56-56
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3436, Date Accessed: 8/15/2020 4:14:48 AM

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