American ideas about adult education, 1710-1951; edited, with an introduction and notes.


New York, Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University [1959] .

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Subjects Adult education.
EĢducation des adultes.
Series Classics in education ; no. 2.
Description 140 pages 19 cm.
Copyright Date [1959]
Contents Introduction / C. Hartley Grattan -- A puritan as adult educator / Cotton Mather -- A founding father as adult educator / Benjamin Franklin -- A mechanic on adult education / Timonthy Claxton -- The lyceums : to improve schools and diffuse useful knowledge / Josiah Holbrook -- On lectures for moral and intellectual improvement / John Lowell, Jr. -- On libraries as adult education institutions / Edward Everett and George Ticknor -- The religious motivation in adult education / Peter Cooper -- The rationale of the Chautauqua movement / John H. Vincent -- On teaching by correspondence / W.R. Harper -- Education for all : problem of the 20th century / Thomas Davidson -- University education for those unable to attend a university / American Society for the Extension of University Teaching -- The sociology of the diffusion of knowledge / Lester F. Ward -- A rationale of vocational education / Commission on National Aid to Vocational Education -- The return to the book / Alexander Meiklejohn -- Adult education : whose responsibility? / President's Commission on Higher Education -- Toward national organization / American Association for Adult Education and Adult Education Association of the U.S.A.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)190370
(OCoLC)ocm00190370
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WorldCat Identities Grattan, C. Hartley 1902-1980.
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