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Reviews two books on principles of education, by T. Percy Nunn and by J. H. Coursault (1921). Nunn has written a stimulating survey of the whole field of educational theory and practice. The author marshals experimental findings and current opinion to support his theory that the main function of...
Reviews by S. M. Stinchfield (Studies in Child Welfare, Vol. I, No. 3. University of Iowa, 1920, Pp 36). This pamphlet reports the analytical study of the speech disorders of over one hundred children, with a classification of defects and their causes.
Reports an error in the original article by T. L. Kelley (Journal of Educational Psychology, 1914Dec, Vol 5 (10), 589-595). Listed in the article are the materially inaccurate statements and following them the revised correct statements. Critiques the methods used for making different measures...
Gates makes a comparison of the True-False test, such as is frequently used in general intelligence examinations, with the more customary types of school examinations, essays, quizzes and other written work. As a criterion upon which to judge the relative value of these methods he uses a...
Reviews the yearbook, Journal readers will be especially interested in the report of the "Bureau of Educational Measurements" and in a number of articles dealing with intelligence tests and their uses.
Reviews the book, by L. D. Coffman (1920). Minnesota has attempted to improve the quality of instruction in her rural schools by offering normal training courses in the high schools of small towns. The movement received an impetus when increased State aid made more balanced courses possible, and...
Reviews the article, by M. V. Cobb and R. M. Yerkes . Records for approximately 2500 medical officers were available for the statistical investigation reported in this bulletin. The assembled data justify the statement that "the Medical Corps obtained the services of the ablest as well as the...
Reviews the book, by L. A. Averill . This text book for normal school students is novel in its organization. One hundred and twenty pages are devoted to instinctive behavior, and nearly 50 pages are devoted to the general studies of heredity; then follow 20 pages on habit; 63 pages on sensation,...
Reviews the book by F. C. Hoyt . The author, Judge of the Children's Court of New York City, has described the principles and machinery upon which the practice of dealing with juvenile offenders is based in a series of narratives designed for the popular reader.
Reviews the book, by M. V. O'Shea . At the risk of appearing too discursive, this text has interpreted those fundamental conditions governing mental development and shown their relation to the problems of the classroom and the school. In this, the author has made his text conform to the...
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