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The Science, Art, Philosophy and
Literature of Education
RICHARD G. BOONE and FRANK H. PALMER, Editors
SEPTEMBER, 1906 — June, 1907
THE PALMER COMPANY
50 BROMFIELD STREET
Accuracy from the Point of View of the Psychologist. Edward L.
Thorndike . . .
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Accuracy in Mathematics and Science. Charles Edward Tilley . . 467
Administration, School. John W. Wilkinson . . . . .
Alaska, Culture Conditions in. Dazie M. Stromstadt . .
Algebra and Geometry, The Educational Significance of. Bernard
C. Ewer . . . . . . . . . . . . 222
Antoninus, In a Copy of Marcus Aureleius. (Poem.) W. E. Aiken . 457
Arithmetic, The Educational and Practical Value of. Walter H.
Young . . . . . . . . .
. . 326
Art Study in the Public Schools. Prof. Franklin B. Sawvel . . 614
Athletics, The Academic Value of College. Dr. D. A. Sargent . . 317
Beowulf, The Epic of the Saxons. Rea McCain . . . . . 136
Book Notices . . . . 56, 123, 190, 245, 309, 374, 438, 521, 584, 649
Brown University, The Woman's College in. Lida Shaw King. .. 478
Character, How Best to Develop it in Children. Amy E. Tanner . 546
Childhood Days. (Poem.) Alonzo Rice . . . . . . 571
Children, How Best to Develop Character in. Amy E. Tanner . . 546
Child Study. Rev. E. F. Blanchard .
Classification and Promotion of Pupils in Elementary Schools. John
College and University Administration, Some Details of. President
George E. Fellows.
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College Funds and Expenditures. Louis A. Kalbach.
College. Graduate in Trade and Industry, The. Harlow S. Person
Colleges, Forensic Training in. Thomas C. Trueblood . . .
College, Versus the High School, Methods. Robert J. Aley . . 65
College Woman Graduate, The. Mrs. Rachael Kent Fitz . .
Departmental Organization of Secondary Schools. Julius Sachs . 484
Departmental Teaching in Grammar Grades. Charles S. Chapin . 505
Editorial . . . . . 49, 112, 180, 240, 303, 368, 430, 515, 577, 642
Elementary Schools, A Seven-year Course. J. M. Greenwood . . 560
Endeavor, A Song of. (Poem.) Alonzo Rice . . . . .
English, College. Clara F. Stevens . . . . .
English, College Entrance Examination Board's Questions in. Martha
Hale Shackford . . . . . . . .
-English Masterpieces, The Study of. Miss Margaret Ashmun . . 629
English, The Teaching of. Lucy Hayes-Macqueen . . . . 393
English, Travelers'. George P. Baker . . . . . .
Ethical Teaching in the Schools, Practical Suggestions Toward a Pro-
gram of. Winthrop D. Sheldon . . . . . . 193, 262, 353
Foreign Notes . . . . . . 54, 116, 184, 243,
54, 116, 184, 243, 307, 372, 435, 518, 581, 646
Forensic Training in Colleges. Thomas C. Trueblood . . . 381
Funds and Expenditures, College. Lewis A. Kalbach . . . 637
Ewer . . . . . . . . . . . . 222
German Education. M. D. Learned . . . . . . . . 25
God's Temple. (Poem.) Maisie B. Whiting . . . . . 84
Government in School and College. Arthur Deering Call . . . 253, 341
Grammar Grades, Departmental Teaching in the. Charles S. Chapin 505
Greek, The Present Decline in the Study of. Wallace N. Stearns .. 164
Growth, Daily. (Poem.) Alonzo Rice . . . . . . .
Helvetians, The Song of the. (Poem.) Helen Cary Chadwick . . 346
High Schools, What They Should do to Fit Students for College.
Howard C. Leonard . . . . . . . . . 281
Industrial Education in Secondary Schools. Gustaf Larson . *169
Israelitish History, The Place of, in a System of Education. Noah
Calvin Hirschy . . . . . . . . . .
Kindergarten, Conservatism vs. Radicalism in the. Mary Frances
Schaeffer . . . . . . . . . . .
Laboratory, The College. C. Riborg Mann . . .
Leaf, The Changing. (Poem.) G. P. Guerrier. .
Library, The Modern College. James H. Canfield
Literature and Language Study. A. S. Isaacs .
Luther, Martin. (Poem.) Frederick Andres .
Manual Training as a Preventive of Truancy. James Parton Haney . 635
Mathematics and Science, Accuracy in. Charles Edward Tilley . 467
Mathematics, Some Causes Contributing to Failure of Students in.
H. A. Foering . . . . . . . . . .
Meeting, A. (Poem.) Isabel R. Hunter . . .
Modern Languages (As Applied in the Schools of France), The Direct
Method of Teaching. William B. Aspinwall . .
Modern Language Texts, Imperfections in. Kenneth Kaufman. . 433
Nature's Superabundance. William Whitman Bailey . .
New York, Notes from Greater . .
. 120, 187
Normal Schools, Aspects of the Professional Work in. William C.
Ruediger . . . . . . . . . . .
Periodical Notes . . . 64, 128, 192, 252, 316, 380, 444, 524, 588, 652
Physiology, Plant, in Secondary Schools. Joseph Y. Bergen . .
Pleasures, Simple. (Poem.) G. P. Guerrier . . . . . 466
Preparatory School and the Boy. J. H. Atkinson . . . . 227
Primary Schools, Action and Reaction in Stewart H. Rowe . . 420
Problem Work, Difficulties in. William T. Miller . .
Promotion of Pupils in Elementary Schools, A Rational System of
Classification. John P. Garber . . .
Psychologist, Accuracy from the Point of View of the. Edward L.
Thorndike . . . . . . . . . . .
Public School, The Function of the. George E. Gay . . . . 525
Quotations, Direct. Henry Lincoln Clapp . . . . . ..
Religion, School Instruction in. Paul H. Hanus . . . . . 10, 73
Religious Instruction, The Content of, in German Protestant Schools.
Edward O. Sisson : . . . . .
Rice Grass, In the. (Poem.) Henry Chadwick . . . . . 536
Sabbath Morn. (Poem.) N. K. Griggs . . . . . .
School Year of Twelve Months, A. W. A. Wirt . . . .
Science in Education, Is the Mission of Failing ? Charles W. Hargitt
Secondary Schools, A Five-year Course for. J. M. Greenwood. .
Secondary Schools, The Departmental Organization of. Julius Sachs
Social Adjustment. Ira W. Howerth . . . . . . .
Special Classes in the Public Schools of New York. Jessie Rosenfeld
Stone, Fanny, A Pedagogical Story. Mrs. Florence Milner . .
Strength of the Sand. (Poem.) Alonzo Rice .
Summer Rain, The. (Poem.) G. P. Guerrier .
Sunset. (Poem.) Henry Chadwick . . . .
Teacher, The Vocation of the President William H. P. Faunce
Teacher, To an Old. (Poem.) Frances Ingold Walker . .
“Telhi, City of," a Junior Republic. Jas. E. Rogers . . . .
Temple of Fame, The. (Poem.) J. A. Edgerton. .
Trade and Industry, The College Graduate in. Harlow H. Person.
Undepartmentalized Experiences. D. 0. S. Lowell . . . .
Unfortunates and Their Treatment. M. F. Andrew . . . .
When Mercy Seasons Justice. Mrs. Florence Milner . . . .
Will, Practical and Impractical Ways of Educating the. H. H.
Horne . . . . . . . . . . . . Woman, College Graduate, The . . .
. . . Woman's College in Brown University, The. Dean Lida Shaw King
Devoted to the Science, Art, Philosophy and Literature
College Methods and Administration
Some Details of College and University Administration
PRESIDENT GEORGE E. FELLOWS, UNIVERSITY OF MAINE, ORONO, ME. PAA N order to speak with authority upon the adminis
W trative methods of a university as distinguished
U from those of a college, one should be able to draw
from executive experience in both kinds of insti-
tution. I venture to offer some observations on
administrative methods of a university as con-
trasted with those of a college.
As yet the university in America has, in all save a very few instances, developed from a college, and a great majority of the universities still maintain the full college course, and hence have the problems of college and university combined.
Several universities of the country have developed so rapidly as universities that the college of the same name and location has suffered, and a few institutions are endeavoring to make special provision for the college students, so that the immature may not be left entirely to their own guidance as are the more mature students in the university proper.
It is not at all improbable that in the near future there will be a sharply drawn line of demarkation between college and university, even though they are combined in a single organization