College News and Departmental Notes: Normal School Education
by Departmental notes - 1922
A new departure in the major professional course of the department of normal school education last summer was a week of open lectures given by experts in the field of teacher preparation. The series was as follows: "Cultural Opportunities in Vocational English" by C. M. Curry, professor of literature hi the State Normal School, Terre Haute, Ind.; "Reconstruction of the Curriculum" by Professor H. O. Rugg, psychologist at the Lincoln School, New York City; "The Teacher a Practitioner" by Dean James E. Russell; "What History Should Teachers of History Study" by Professor Henry Johnson of Teachers College; and "Teacher Training in England" by Dr. J. H. Hallam, director of secondary education, Yorkshire, England. The unusually large attendance at these meetings was a measure of the increasing interest in the professional education of teachers.
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