skip to content
Elementary principles of education, Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Elementary principles of education,

Author: Edward L Thorndike; Arthur I Gates
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1929.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thorndike, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1874-1949.
Elementary principles of education.
New York, The Macmillan Company, 1929
(OCoLC)578147124
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward L Thorndike; Arthur I Gates
OCLC Number: 756811
Description: x, 335 pages diagrams 21 cm
Contents: 1. The province of education : General characteristics of education ; The need of education ; Means of making education better --
2. The ultimate aims of education : Aims of education in terms of human wants ; Happiness as an aim of education ; Education as preparation for life ; Growth and reorganization of experiences ; Perfectionism ; Other narrow aims of education ; Limitations of culture as a general aim ; Knowledge as an aim of education --
3. The major present needs of education : Adjustments to the physical world ; Adjustments to economic situations ; Adjustments to family situations ; Adjustments to social situations ; Adjustments to civic situations ; Physical Health ; Mental health and balance ; Recreational resources ; Philosophic, ethical, and religious resources ; Intellectual resources --
4. The original nature of man : Man as a species ; Conditions which satisfy and annoy ; The nature of human wants ; Inventory of the major human wants ; The social wants and reactions ; Original equipment of knowledge, ideals, and skills ; The use of original tendencies in education --
5. The main characteristics of learning : Learning as reacting ; The law of effect ; The law of readiness ; The influence of practice ; The complexity of reactions ; Primary an concomitant learnings ; The transfer of acquired reactions --
6. The acquisition of knowledge and the ability to think : Classification of types of learnable reactions ; Acquisition of reactions of information or knowledge of facts ; Advantages of expression by language ; Advantages of expression by the activities of the arts and industries ; Disadvantages of language and of overt activities as forms of expressions ; Thinking and other intellectual skills --
7. The acquisition of motor, moral, and appreciative reactions : Developing motor skills ; Responses of conduct ; Reactions of emotions and feelings ; Appreciations and the aesthetic feelings --
8. The choice of subjects and activities : The main criterion of a subject value ; Weighting values to secure proper balance ; Correlating school and other educative influences ; Comparing primary and concomitant learning ; Evaluating concomitant or transfer values ; Evaluating present and future values ; Evaluating the influence of interest ; The need of scientific investigations --
9. The influence of age and maturity : Reasons for emphasizing education in infancy ; Education and guardianship during and after adolescence ; Values and limitations of prolonged full-time education ; Prolonged education into adult life ; Placement and organization of materials and methods in accordance with the developmental status of learners --
10. The influence of individual differences : Nature of individual differences in single traits ; Individual differences in combinations of traits ; Educational significance of individual differences ; Some false assumptions concerning individual differences --
11. Methods of teaching : Ten criteria of method previously mentioned ; Classification of method ; Book teaching versus oral teaching ; Methods of book study ; The method of discussion ; The lecture method --
12. Methods of teaching (cont.) : The practice of drill method ; The demonstration method ; The laboratory or experimental method ; The project method ; The method of dramatic expression ; Methods of self-activity --
13. Appraising the results of education : Results of school education ; Characteristics of educational measures ; Present status of the testing movement ; Values of tests and measurements ; Dangers and limitations of the measurement movement --
14. Functions of the elementary, secondary, and higher schools : Review of guiding principles ; The lower elementary school ; The elementary school ; The secondary school ; Institutions for higher education.
Responsibility: by Edward L. Thorndike and Arthur I. Gates.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/756811> # Elementary principles of education,
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "756811" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/370.15/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1620187#Topic/psychopedagogie> ; # Psychopédagogie
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903571> ; # Educational psychology
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/902499> ; # Education
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1144565> ; # Teaching
   schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/20042577> ; # Arthur Irving Gates
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/9937274> ; # Edward Lee Thorndike
   schema:datePublished "1929" ;
   schema:description "1. The province of education : General characteristics of education ; The need of education ; Means of making education better -- 2. The ultimate aims of education : Aims of education in terms of human wants ; Happiness as an aim of education ; Education as preparation for life ; Growth and reorganization of experiences ; Perfectionism ; Other narrow aims of education ; Limitations of culture as a general aim ; Knowledge as an aim of education -- 3. The major present needs of education : Adjustments to the physical world ; Adjustments to economic situations ; Adjustments to family situations ; Adjustments to social situations ; Adjustments to civic situations ; Physical Health ; Mental health and balance ; Recreational resources ; Philosophic, ethical, and religious resources ; Intellectual resources -- 4. The original nature of man : Man as a species ; Conditions which satisfy and annoy ; The nature of human wants ; Inventory of the major human wants ; The social wants and reactions ; Original equipment of knowledge, ideals, and skills ; The use of original tendencies in education -- 5. The main characteristics of learning : Learning as reacting ; The law of effect ; The law of readiness ; The influence of practice ; The complexity of reactions ; Primary an concomitant learnings ; The transfer of acquired reactions -- 6. The acquisition of knowledge and the ability to think : Classification of types of learnable reactions ; Acquisition of reactions of information or knowledge of facts ; Advantages of expression by language ; Advantages of expression by the activities of the arts and industries ; Disadvantages of language and of overt activities as forms of expressions ; Thinking and other intellectual skills -- 7. The acquisition of motor, moral, and appreciative reactions : Developing motor skills ; Responses of conduct ; Reactions of emotions and feelings ; Appreciations and the aesthetic feelings -- 8. The choice of subjects and activities : The main criterion of a subject value ; Weighting values to secure proper balance ; Correlating school and other educative influences ; Comparing primary and concomitant learning ; Evaluating concomitant or transfer values ; Evaluating present and future values ; Evaluating the influence of interest ; The need of scientific investigations -- 9. The influence of age and maturity : Reasons for emphasizing education in infancy ; Education and guardianship during and after adolescence ; Values and limitations of prolonged full-time education ; Prolonged education into adult life ; Placement and organization of materials and methods in accordance with the developmental status of learners -- 10. The influence of individual differences : Nature of individual differences in single traits ; Individual differences in combinations of traits ; Educational significance of individual differences ; Some false assumptions concerning individual differences -- 11. Methods of teaching : Ten criteria of method previously mentioned ; Classification of method ; Book teaching versus oral teaching ; Methods of book study ; The method of discussion ; The lecture method -- 12. Methods of teaching (cont.) : The practice of drill method ; The demonstration method ; The laboratory or experimental method ; The project method ; The method of dramatic expression ; Methods of self-activity -- 13. Appraising the results of education : Results of school education ; Characteristics of educational measures ; Present status of the testing movement ; Values of tests and measurements ; Dangers and limitations of the measurement movement -- 14. Functions of the elementary, secondary, and higher schools : Review of guiding principles ; The lower elementary school ; The elementary school ; The secondary school ; Institutions for higher education."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1620187> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/578147124> ;
   schema:name "Elementary principles of education,"@en ;
   schema:productID "756811" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/756811#PublicationEvent/new_york_the_macmillan_company_1929> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1620187#Agent/the_macmillan_company> ; # The Macmillan Company
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/756811> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1620187#Agent/the_macmillan_company> # The Macmillan Company
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "The Macmillan Company" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1144565> # Teaching
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Teaching"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/902499> # Education
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Education"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903571> # Educational psychology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Educational psychology"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/20042577> # Arthur Irving Gates
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1890" ;
   schema:deathDate "1972," ;
   schema:familyName "Gates" ;
   schema:givenName "Arthur Irving" ;
   schema:givenName "Arthur I." ;
   schema:name "Arthur Irving Gates" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/9937274> # Edward Lee Thorndike
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1874" ;
   schema:deathDate "1949" ;
   schema:familyName "Thorndike" ;
   schema:givenName "Edward Lee" ;
   schema:givenName "Edward L." ;
   schema:name "Edward Lee Thorndike" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/578147124>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Elementary principles of education." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/756811> ; # Elementary principles of education,
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.