This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...is necessary for the
faculty, in order that they will not become "typical college
professors." The traditional professor is said to be academic,
impractical, uninteresting, completely lost when thrown into close
contact with human beings outside the classroom or laboratory. He
needs to know more of the world in order that his instruction may
become vitalized. Finally, such field work is necessary for the
curriculum. There is something flabby, indeed almost immoral, about
the teaching of ethics and sociology and government which issues
into no grappling with immediate needs.-Both teachers and students
should appreciate actual conditions and should have immediate
opportunity to act in response to emotions which they experience as
a result of investigation or instruction. It is partly because
students have not had this vital training in college days that so
many of them appear after graduation indifferent to the duties of a
citizen. Often you can get better support for a program of
municipal betterment from people who have not had a university
education. That is a serious fact. The gentleman from Pittsburgh
has rightly said that we must begin from the bottom with a new sort
of education. We must offer new opportunities and create a new
sense of civic responsibility in our schools and colleges if we are
to create an effective demand for trained, devoted, and honest
public servants in every branch of municipal affairs. Meantime, we
must continue to strive for vital and continuous cooperation
between the university and the municipality. RESULTS OF COOPERATIVE
TRAINING FOR PUBLIC SERVICE AT THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
By Sidney Edwabd Mezes, Pretident of the College of the City of New
York. We give cooperative instruction not...
|Country of origin:
United States Bureau of Education
||246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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