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
Cataloging source
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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