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Begin here : the forgotten conditions of teaching and learning

Author: Jacques Barzun; Morris Philipson
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 1992, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Barzun; Morris Philipson
ISBN: 0226038475 9780226038476
OCLC Number: 26127618
Description: xii, 222 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Schooling no mystery : teacher in 1980 America : what he found --
The alphabet equals the wheel : the centrality of reading --
Middlemarch is --? : reason to de-test the schools --
Textbook into scrapbook : television and the child- but not what you think --
Ideas versus notions : Where the educational nonsense comes from --
Subjects dead or alive : history is past and present life --
Math and science are liberal arts : the urge to be pre-posterous --
The art of making teachers : occupational disease : verbal inflation --
The word : written, printed, spoken : give her a book? she has a book --
Western civ. or Western sieve? : of what use the classics today? --
Why go to college? : the university as the beloved republic --
Scholarship at gunpoint : "doing research" --
should the sport be regulated? --
Campus martius = field of the god of war : back to the middle ages --
The lost leader : an American commencement --
The 57 elites : the educated mind.
Responsibility: Jacques Barzun ; editor, Morris Philipson.

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