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The college charts its course ; : historical conceptions and current proposals, by R. Freeman Butts

Label
The college charts its course ; : historical conceptions and current proposals
Title
The college charts its course ;
Title remainder
historical conceptions and current proposals
Statement of responsibility
by R. Freeman Butts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1910-2010
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Butts, R. Freeman
Dewey number
378.73
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB2321
LC item number
.B96 1971
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American education--its men, ideas and institutions. Series II
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Universities and colleges
  • Education, Higher
Label
The college charts its course ; : historical conceptions and current proposals, by R. Freeman Butts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Original ed. issued in series: McGraw-Hill series in education
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 427-442
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Clue to Current Controversies in Higher Education -- Part I - When the Prescribed Curriculum Reigned Supreme -- Roots of Our Liberal Education in Classical Books -- Origin of the Prescribed Curriculum in the "Seven Liberal Arts" -- The Renaissance Adds the Classics to the Prescribed Studies (about 1300-1550) -- Reformation Classics versus Enlightenment Science -- The Reformation Solidifies the Classics in Liberal Education (about 1500-1650) -- The Enlightenment Heralds a More Practical Education (about 1650-1776) -- The American College Feels the Conflicts of the Enlightenment -- Enlightenment Science Liberalizes Harvard's Curriculum -- The Great Awakening Reaffirms the Traditional Liberal Arts -- A New Conception of Liberal Education Appears -- Part II - The Prescribed Curriculum Weakens -- The Early Nineteenth Century Sows the Seeds of Election (about 1776-1860) -- First Experiments with the Elective System -- Jefferson and His Ideal of Democracy -- Ticknor and His German Ideal of Scholarship -- The College Controversies Take Shape: Conservatives -- The Ideal of Mental Discipline: Yale Report of 1828 -- Barnard Supports Discipline and Prescription in the South -- The College Controversies Take Shape: Progressives -- Beginnings of Reform in Fifteen Colleges -- Wayland Makes a fundamental Attack on the Prescribed Curriculum at Brown -- Tappan Attempts to "Prussianize" the University of Michigan -- Part III - The Elective Principle Wins the Day -- The Later Nineteenth Century Reaps the Harvest (about 1860-1910) -- Plans for Changing Colleges into Universities -- Eliot's Ideal for a University at Harvard -- White's Ideal for a University at Cornell -- Plans for Changing Colleges into Universities (continued) -- President Barnard and the Columbia Idea -- Daniel C. Gilman's Group System at Johns Hopkins -- David Starr Jordan's Major-Minor System at Stanford -- William Rainey Harper's Junior College at Chicago -- The Controversies Heighten: What Shall be the Nature of College Education? -- University Ideal versus the College Ideal -- Freedom versus Discipline -- Experimental Psychology versus Faculty Psychology -- Practical versus Cultural Conception of a Liberal Education -- The Classical Controversy: New Studies versus Old Studies -- Shall the College be Secular or Religious? -- Shall the College be Democratic or Aristocratic? -- The Victory of the Elective Principle -- The Elective Controversy Grows Hotter -- The Tide of Opinion Runs in Favor of the Elective System to 1910 -- Typical Compromises between Election and Prescription -- Part IV - New Proposals for Prescription -- The Twentieth Century Requires New Measures (about 1910 to present) -- Opponents Vie in Attacking the Elective System -- Underlying Assumptions of Conservatives -- Underlying Assumptions of Progressives -- The Great Tradition versus Experimental Naturalism -- Intellectualism versus Intelligence -- "Intellectualism" and President Hutchins -- "Intelligence" and the Experimentalists -- The Hutchins Controversy -- Transition from "Intellectualism" to "Intelligence" -- Discipline versus Freedom -- Ideal of Discipline in Modern Dress -- Freedom and Interest Gain in Theory -- Book-mindedness versus Development of Whole Personality -- The Ivory Tower versus the Watchtower -- Academic Retreat versus Social Responsibility -- Aristocratic Ideal versus Democratic Ideal -- Culture versus Cash -- Cultural Values Reaffirmed by Conservatives -- Practical and Vocational Values Redefined by Progressives -- The Old Versus the New -- Traditional versus Modern Studies -- Four-Year College versus Junior College and Short Courses -- Religious versus Secular Conception of the College -- New Prescriptions Arise from the Chaos of the Elective System -- Conservative Prescription Resurrects the Past -- Progressive Prescription Builds for the Present and Future -- Summary of Efforts to Reform the Elective System -- As the Controversies Continue
Control code
194970
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 463 pages
Isbn
9780405036996
Lccn
73165710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)461053
Label
The college charts its course ; : historical conceptions and current proposals, by R. Freeman Butts
Publication
Note
Original ed. issued in series: McGraw-Hill series in education
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 427-442
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Clue to Current Controversies in Higher Education -- Part I - When the Prescribed Curriculum Reigned Supreme -- Roots of Our Liberal Education in Classical Books -- Origin of the Prescribed Curriculum in the "Seven Liberal Arts" -- The Renaissance Adds the Classics to the Prescribed Studies (about 1300-1550) -- Reformation Classics versus Enlightenment Science -- The Reformation Solidifies the Classics in Liberal Education (about 1500-1650) -- The Enlightenment Heralds a More Practical Education (about 1650-1776) -- The American College Feels the Conflicts of the Enlightenment -- Enlightenment Science Liberalizes Harvard's Curriculum -- The Great Awakening Reaffirms the Traditional Liberal Arts -- A New Conception of Liberal Education Appears -- Part II - The Prescribed Curriculum Weakens -- The Early Nineteenth Century Sows the Seeds of Election (about 1776-1860) -- First Experiments with the Elective System -- Jefferson and His Ideal of Democracy -- Ticknor and His German Ideal of Scholarship -- The College Controversies Take Shape: Conservatives -- The Ideal of Mental Discipline: Yale Report of 1828 -- Barnard Supports Discipline and Prescription in the South -- The College Controversies Take Shape: Progressives -- Beginnings of Reform in Fifteen Colleges -- Wayland Makes a fundamental Attack on the Prescribed Curriculum at Brown -- Tappan Attempts to "Prussianize" the University of Michigan -- Part III - The Elective Principle Wins the Day -- The Later Nineteenth Century Reaps the Harvest (about 1860-1910) -- Plans for Changing Colleges into Universities -- Eliot's Ideal for a University at Harvard -- White's Ideal for a University at Cornell -- Plans for Changing Colleges into Universities (continued) -- President Barnard and the Columbia Idea -- Daniel C. Gilman's Group System at Johns Hopkins -- David Starr Jordan's Major-Minor System at Stanford -- William Rainey Harper's Junior College at Chicago -- The Controversies Heighten: What Shall be the Nature of College Education? -- University Ideal versus the College Ideal -- Freedom versus Discipline -- Experimental Psychology versus Faculty Psychology -- Practical versus Cultural Conception of a Liberal Education -- The Classical Controversy: New Studies versus Old Studies -- Shall the College be Secular or Religious? -- Shall the College be Democratic or Aristocratic? -- The Victory of the Elective Principle -- The Elective Controversy Grows Hotter -- The Tide of Opinion Runs in Favor of the Elective System to 1910 -- Typical Compromises between Election and Prescription -- Part IV - New Proposals for Prescription -- The Twentieth Century Requires New Measures (about 1910 to present) -- Opponents Vie in Attacking the Elective System -- Underlying Assumptions of Conservatives -- Underlying Assumptions of Progressives -- The Great Tradition versus Experimental Naturalism -- Intellectualism versus Intelligence -- "Intellectualism" and President Hutchins -- "Intelligence" and the Experimentalists -- The Hutchins Controversy -- Transition from "Intellectualism" to "Intelligence" -- Discipline versus Freedom -- Ideal of Discipline in Modern Dress -- Freedom and Interest Gain in Theory -- Book-mindedness versus Development of Whole Personality -- The Ivory Tower versus the Watchtower -- Academic Retreat versus Social Responsibility -- Aristocratic Ideal versus Democratic Ideal -- Culture versus Cash -- Cultural Values Reaffirmed by Conservatives -- Practical and Vocational Values Redefined by Progressives -- The Old Versus the New -- Traditional versus Modern Studies -- Four-Year College versus Junior College and Short Courses -- Religious versus Secular Conception of the College -- New Prescriptions Arise from the Chaos of the Elective System -- Conservative Prescription Resurrects the Past -- Progressive Prescription Builds for the Present and Future -- Summary of Efforts to Reform the Elective System -- As the Controversies Continue
Control code
194970
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 463 pages
Isbn
9780405036996
Lccn
73165710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)461053

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