The Resource Begin here : the forgotten conditions of teaching and learning, Jacques Barzun ; editor, Morris Philipson

Begin here : the forgotten conditions of teaching and learning, Jacques Barzun ; editor, Morris Philipson

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Begin here : the forgotten conditions of teaching and learning
Title
Begin here
Title remainder
the forgotten conditions of teaching and learning
Statement of responsibility
Jacques Barzun ; editor, Morris Philipson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: In this powerful, eloquent, and timely book, Jacques Barzun offers guidance for resolving the crisis in America's schools and colleges. Drawing on a lifetime of distinguished teaching, he issues a clear call to action for improving what goes on in America's classrooms. The result is an extraordinarily fresh, sensible, and practical program for better schools
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1907-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barzun, Jacques
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1775
LC item number
.B36 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1926-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Philipson, Morris
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whitman College
  • Teaching
  • Learning
  • Apprentissage
  • Enseignement
  • Learning
  • Teaching
  • Lesgeven
  • Leren
  • Evaluation
  • Schule
  • USA
Label
Begin here : the forgotten conditions of teaching and learning, Jacques Barzun ; editor, Morris Philipson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Editor's preface -- First Things: -- 1: Schooling no mystery : teacher in 1980 America: what he found -- 2: Alphabet equals the wheel: the centrality of reading -- 3: Middlemarch is--?: reason to de-test the schools -- 4: Textbook into scrapbook: television and the child-but not what you think -- 5: Ideas versus notions: where the educational nonsense comes from -- Curriculum: -- Subjects dead or alive: history is past and present life -- 7: Math and science are liberal arts: the urge to be pre-posterous -- 8: Art of making teachers: occupational disease: verbal inflation -- 9: Word: written, printed, spoken: give her a book? she has a book -- 10: Western civ or Western sieve?: of what use the classics today? -- Advanced Work: -- 11: Why go to college?: the university as the beloved republic -- 12: Scholarship at gunpoint: "doing research"-should the sport be regulated? -- 13: Campus martius-field of the god of war : back to the middle ages -- 14: Lost leader: an American commencement -- 15: 57 elites: the educated mind -- Index of subjects
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 222 pages
Isbn
9780226038469
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
90025877
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22859113
  • (OCoLC)ocm22859113
Label
Begin here : the forgotten conditions of teaching and learning, Jacques Barzun ; editor, Morris Philipson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Editor's preface -- First Things: -- 1: Schooling no mystery : teacher in 1980 America: what he found -- 2: Alphabet equals the wheel: the centrality of reading -- 3: Middlemarch is--?: reason to de-test the schools -- 4: Textbook into scrapbook: television and the child-but not what you think -- 5: Ideas versus notions: where the educational nonsense comes from -- Curriculum: -- Subjects dead or alive: history is past and present life -- 7: Math and science are liberal arts: the urge to be pre-posterous -- 8: Art of making teachers: occupational disease: verbal inflation -- 9: Word: written, printed, spoken: give her a book? she has a book -- 10: Western civ or Western sieve?: of what use the classics today? -- Advanced Work: -- 11: Why go to college?: the university as the beloved republic -- 12: Scholarship at gunpoint: "doing research"-should the sport be regulated? -- 13: Campus martius-field of the god of war : back to the middle ages -- 14: Lost leader: an American commencement -- 15: 57 elites: the educated mind -- Index of subjects
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 222 pages
Isbn
9780226038469
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
90025877
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22859113
  • (OCoLC)ocm22859113

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