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Full text of "The summer school"

v/OL. 14. 



MARCH, 1917. 



NO. 1. 



of Kdriminnt 



SUMMER TRAINING SCHOOL 

FOR TEACHERS 



AT COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND 



JUNE 


25th. TO 


AUGUST 


3rd, 


1917 




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ISSUED MONTHLY. EXCEPTING THE MONTHS OF NOVEMBER. 

JANUARY. AND FEBRUARY. 

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DECEMBER. 



Entered at College Park, Md., as Second Class Matter Under Act of Congress, 

July IC. 1894. 



BOARD OF TRUSTEES 



Term 
Expires. 

Samuel. Shoemaker, Esq., Chairman, Baltimore County, Md..l925 

Robert Crain, Esq., Charles County, Md 1924 

John M. Dennis, Esq., Baltimore County, Md 1923 

Dr. Frank J. Goodnow, Baltimore City, Md 1922 

Carl E. Gray, Esq., Baltimore County, Md 1921 

A. W. SiSK, Esq., Caroline County, Md 1920 

Dr. W. W. Skinner, Montgomery County, Md 1919 

B. John Black, Esq., Baltimore County, Md 1918 

Henry Holzapfel, Esq., Washington County, Md 1917 



OFFICEBS 



H. J. Patterson, Sc. D President 

J. E. Metzger, B. S Director of the Summer School 

Martha Brewer Lyon, M. S., M. D.. Advisor to Women, Calvert Hall 

Adele Stamp Asst. Advisor to Women, Calvert Hall 

Emma S. Jacobs Advisor to Women, Home Economics Building 

Wirt Harrison ^ .Assistant Treasurer 

Mrs. M. T. Moore Matron in Domestic Department 



of SariruIturF 



SUMMER 

TRAINING SCHOOL 

FOR TEACHERS 



AT COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND 



UNE 25th, TO AUGUST 3rd, 1917 



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of Mmtttnt 



SUMMER 

TRAINING SCHOOL 

FOR TEACHERS 



AT COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND 



JUNE 25th, TO AUGUST 3rd, 1917 



MARYLAND STATE COLLEGE 
OF AGRICULTURE 



General Information 

The fourth session of the Maryland State College of Agriculture 
Summer School will begin on Tuesday, June 25th, and continue for 
six weeks, ending August 3rd. 

The work of the Summer School was designed originally for rural 
teachers, and the attendance has been largely of that class. Special 
attention will be given to the needs of these teachers again this year. 
It has been found, however, that there are many persons who seek 
a general knowledge of theoretical and practical agriculture and other 
subjects w^ho can come to the College conveniently during the sum- 
mer session. Extended courses are offered to meet the needs of these 
people. The program of studies has been enlarged so that there will 
be opportunity for advanced study for teachers of all grades of 
school work. The instruction in the Summer School, which is an 
integral part of the College work, is free to all residents of ^Maryland. 

Location. 

The Maryland State College of Agriculture is located in Prince 
George's County, Marsdand, on the Washington Division of the B. 
& 0. R. R., eight miles from AVashington, and thirty-two miles from 
Baltimore; and on the City and Suburban Electric Railway, eight 
miles from Washington and twelve miles from Laurel. 

The College grounds front on the Baltimore and AVashington Boule- 
vard. The site of the College is particularly beautiful. The build- 
ings occupy the crest of a commanding hill, which is covered with 
forest trees, and overlooks a broad valley and a number of suburban 
towns. In front, extending to the Boulevard, is a broad, rolling 
campus, the drill ground and athletic field of the students. A quar- 
ter of a mile to the northeast are the buildings of the Experiment 
Station. The College farm contains about three hundred acres, and 
is devoted to fields, gardens, orchards, vineyards, poultry, etc., used 
for experimental purposes and demonstration work in agriculture. 

Accommodations. 

The new dormitory, Calvert Hall, is reserved for the women stu- 
dents. The house used by former presidents of the College, which 
is located on the campus, will be used by the students of the Home 



Economies courses. This building will contain the class rooms and 
laboratories of this department. Students who desire to live in pri- 
vate homes may be accommodated in the village or in the neayby 
towns of Hyattsville, Riverdale, and Bei'^vyn. A select list of room- 
ing and boarding places will be furnished upon request. Dormitory 
students will supply themselves with towels, pillow cases, sheets, and 
a blanket. To secure room accommodations in the dormitory, early 
application to the Director is necessary. ' 

Eegistration. 

Monday and Tuesday, June 25th and 26th, will be registration 
days. Students should register on these days and be ready foi class 
work Wednesday, the 27th. Students may register in advance and 
reserve rooms by filling out the enclosed blank and mailing it to the 
Director of the Summer School. 

Expenses. 



The instruction is free to all students of Mar>dand and the District 
of Columbia. A registration fee of five dollars will be charged to all 
applicants. This fee will be used to defray the expense of athletic 
property, library, janitor service, and general use of College property. 
A special fee, which is named in connection with the description of 
the College credit courses, will be charged for the use of laboratory 
materials. 

One-half of the fees, including board and room, must be paid upon 
registration, and the remainder at the beginning of the third week 
of the term. 

The cost of board at the College dining hall will be twenty-seven 
dollars for the entire term, or at the rate of four and one-half dollars 
per week. The room rent in the dormitory is one dollar per weeK. 
The Board and room in the villages varies from five to seven dollars 
per w^eek. A cafateria lunch will be served at noon for the conveni- 
ence of day students. 

Credits and Certificates. 

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The State College will give entrance or college credit, respectively, 
in subjects in which the student performs the requisite amount of 
work. College credit courses may be pursued only by students who 
have fulfilled college entrance requirements. Students completing 
the Summer School work in any of the subjects, and passing a satis- 
factory examination, will be issued a certificate showing the amount 
and grade of work done. Students not registered in the College are 
issued a certificate of attendance. 



Books. 

The College and Experiment Station library will be open for use 
of students. It contains a large number of carefully chosen reference 
books in the sciences, history, biography, poetry, and the standard 
works of fiction. In addition, it contains a complete set of State and 
National reports and surveys. 

Teachers pursuing the review courses should bring with them any 
text-books relating to the subjects in which they expect to receive 
instruction. 

Conference Hour. 

The conference hour is planned for two specific purposes. First, 
to give the student an opportunity to confer with instructors on sub- 
jects relative to their school work. Second, an hour during which 
men of prominence in their special lines of work will address the 
students, or conduct *' Round Table ^' discussions. These lectures will 
be by appointment. 

Excursions. 

The vicinity of College Park abounds in places of historic and geo- 
logic interest. The College farm, with its experiments in fertilizers, 
field crops, market gardens, fruits, dairy herd, and poultry plant, 
will afford ample opportunity for useful study. The District of Co- 
lumbia, which is only four miles distant, will give the students an 
unusual opportunity to visit and study the National Departments of 
our government. Following the plan of previous years, prearranged 
excursions to these places of interest will be the features of Saturday's 
program. 



Faculty of Summer School. 

H. J. Patterson, Sc. D., President. 

Thomas H. Spence, A. M., Vice-President, Professor of Languages. 

H. B. McDonnell, M. S,, M. D., Dean, Division of Applied Science, 
Professor of Chemistry. 

W. T. L. Taliaferro, A. B., Sc. D., Act. Dean, Division Animal In- 
dustry, Professor of Agronomy. 

Henry T. Harrison, A. M., Professor of Mathematics. 

F. B. Bomberger, B. S., A. M., Dean, Division Rural Economics, 
Professor of Economics. 

C. S. Richardson^ A. M., Professor of English and Public Speaking. 

J. B. S. Norton, M. S., Professor of Botany and Vegetable Pathology. 

Harry Gwinner, M. E., Professor of Mechanical Engineering and 
Drawing. 

T. H. Taliaferro, C. E., Ph. D., Dean, Division of Engineering, 
Professor of Civil Engineering. 



J. E. Metzger, B. S., Acting Dean, Division of Plant Industry, Pro- 
fessor of Agricultural Education. 

Myron Creese, B. S., E. E., Professor of Electrical Engineering and 
Physics. 

Herman Beckenstrater, M. S., Professor of Pomology. 

R. H. Ruffner, B. S., Professor of Animal Husbandry. 

Howard L. Crisp, M. M. E., Associate Professor of Mechanical 
Engineering. 

E. N. Cory, M. S., Professor of Zoology. 

L. B. Broughton, M. S., Professor of Analytical Chemistry. 

P. I. Reed, Ph. D., Associate Professor of English and Literature. 
*R. C. Rose, M. S., Associate Professor of Botany. 

P. W. Zimmerman, M. S., Associate Professor of Botany. 

H. C. Byrd, B. S., Director of Physical Education. 

B. W. Anspon, B. S., Professor of Floriculture and Landscape 
Gardening. 

E. F. Stoddard, B. S., Professor of Vegetable Gardening. 
J. B. Wentz, M. S., Associate Professor of Farm Crops. 

C. F. Kramer, A. M., Assistant Professor of Languages. 

Nathan R. Wathen, B. S., Instructor in Mechanical Engineering. 
0. C. Bruce, B. S., Instructor in Soils. 

G. P. Springer, B. S., Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering. 
S. C. Dennis, M. S., Instructor in Bacteriology. 
G. J. Schultz, Assistant in English and History. 
C. J. Pierson, M. S., Instructor in Zoology. 

L. J. Hodgins, B. S., Instructor in Electrical Engineering and 
Physics. 

A. C. Stanton, M. S., Instructor in Dairy Husbandry. 
Lula Elizabeth Connor, A. B., Librarian. 

B. W. Daily, A. M., Psychology and Education, Professor of Edu- 
cation, Hood College, Md., Kansas State College, Columbia Uni- 
versity. 

Emma S. Jacobs, Domestic Science, Supervisor of Domestic Sci- 
ence, Washinngton, D. C, Schools. 

Martha Brewer Lyon, M. S., M. D., Physiology, Hygiene and First 
Aid, George Washington University, Illinois University, Columbia 
University, N. Y. 

M. Anjiie Grace, School Education, Assistant Primary Supervisor, 
Baltimore County Schools. 

Lara Jacobs, Handicraft and Millinery, Kindergarten Department, 
Public Schools, Washington, D. C. 

Teresa Wiedefeld, School Arithmetic, Principal, Practice Depart- 
ment, Maryland State Normal School, Towson, Md. 

M. A. Hummer, A. B., School History and Geography. In charge 
of Geography teaching. Wilson Normal School, Washington, D. C. 



♦On Leave of Absence. 1916-1917. 



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Adele Stamp, Playground and Folk Dancing, Teacher Playground 
games Baltimore City Schools, Student John's Hopkins University, 
Teacher of Games and Folk Dancing Alfred University, 1916. 

Charlotte White Lee, Domestic Art, In Charge, Domestic Art, 
Washington School of Domestic Art and Science, Columbia Univers- 
ity, George Washington University. 

Louis Ortmeyer, A. B., Secretary, Y. M. C. A. 

Education. 

Educational Psychology 2. Mr. Daily. 

A course covering the fundamental principles of psychology as 
applied to educational theory and practice. Lectures, text, assign- 
ments, and reports. Text: Angell's Psychology. 

Five theoretical periods per weeks. 

College Credit 1. 

Elementary School Teaching. Miss Grace. 

Course One: A course involving the general principles of teach- 
ing, school organization and management, lesson planning, and meth- 
ods of presenting the subject matter in all the grades of the elemen- 
tary school. School law, teachers' helps, including State Course of 
Study, and rural school problems will be discussed. This course will 
meet the requirements of the Act of the General Assembly of Mary- 
land pertaining to the minimum training for teachers. 

One period daily. 

Course Two: A course dealing with the theory and practice of 
teaching the subjects of the upper grades of the elementary school. 
Special attention is given to school management, lesson planning, 
methods of instruction in the various subjects, and the social life 
of the school. 

One period daily. 

History of Education 3. Mr. Daily. 

Outline of the historical development of modern education. Fee, 
$1.00. Text used: Monroe's Brief Course in the History of Educa- 
tion. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Principles of Education 4. Mr. Daily. 

Study of the principles and methods of modern education. Fee, 
$1.00. Text used: Bagley's The Educative Process. 
Five theoretical periods per week. 
College Credit 1. 



Elementary School English. Miss Grace. 

This course deals with the methods of teaching English through- 
out the elementary grades. Special attention is given to oral and 
written composition, literature, dramatization, and technical instruc- 
tion in English. 

One period daily. r 

Elementary School Arithmetic. Miss Wiedefeld. 

Methods and devices for the teaching of the fundamental processes 
in arithmetic in the elementary grades. Special attention is given 
to methods of presentation, methods of testing results, and practice 
in the processes involved. 

One period daily. 

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Elementary School History. Miss Hummer. 

A course in which the methods, aims, and aids in the teaching of 
elementary school history is emphasized. Special attention is given to 
the colonial and later history of Maryland, and an outline study of 
the history of the United States to the present time. The course will 
include a careful study of several of the great national movements, 
our political history as related to our foreign policies and inter-state 
relations, the development of home industries and discussions on 
present day public questions. The course will aim to inspire the 
student with a desire for further individual study. 

One period daily. 

Elementary School Geography. Miss Hummier. 

A review course covering general principles, use and construction 
of illustrative material, the geography of the continents, special study 
of the geography of the United States and Maryland, local geography, 
the government and industries of the countries of the world. Special 
attention will be given to methods of presenting the subject in the 
elementary grades. 

One period daily. 



Elementary School Agriculture. Mr. Metzger. 

This course is planned for those who are concerned with the teach- 
ing and supervision of agriculture in the elementary school. The 
course deals with the aim of the work, the choice of subject matter, 
methods of presentation, a study of the scientific and economic prin- 
ciples involved, and the conduct of home projects. Texts, lectures, 
demonstrations, reports, and practice. Texts : Elementary Vocational 
Agriculture for Maryland Schools. Bricker's, Elementary Agricul- 
tural Education for Teachers. 

Eecitation, four hours; practice, two hours per week. 

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Secondary School Agriculture. Mr. Metzgcr. 

This course is planned for those who have had technical instruc- 
tion in agriculture, and are either engaged in teaching or are plan- 
ning to teach agriculture in the secondaiy school. The course in- 
volves a consideration of courses of study, the agricultural recita- 
tion, laboratory and field exercises, home practice work, extension 
work, and the preparation of materials of instruction for the sec- 
ondary school. Lectures, collateral readings, and reports. 

Four theoretical and three practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Playground and Games. • Miss Stamp. 

A course in school games^ folk dances and singing games, and 
school athletics. Free to all students. 

Home Economics. 

Domestic Science. Miss E. Jacobs. 

Course One: Study of foods, composition and production; prin- 
ciples of cooking and cleaning; practice in cooking and combining 
food materials ; kitchen housewifery. 

Two periods daily. 

Course Two : Dietetics. Classification, digestion, and value of the 
food stuffs ; normal and special diets ; Planning, preparing and serv- 
ing meals. 

Two periods daily. 

Course Three: Methods in teaching domestic science. Study of 
problems in teaching domestic science; application of general prin- 
ciples of teaching ; lesson plans ; course of study ; equipment of labor- 
atories, etc. 

One period daily. 



Domestic Art. Mrs. Lee. 

Course One : A study of the various stitches and their uses ; hand 
and machine sewing; use of patterns, and garment making. Lec- 
tures, demonstration and practice. Fee, $1.00. 

Two periods daily. 

Course Two : An advanced study of textile fibers and fabrics ; the 
economics of purchase; the care and renovation of fabrics; and gar- 
ment making. Students w^ill be required to purchase the material 
used individually. This course is planned to meet the needs of high 
school teachers and students who have completed Course One. Lec- 
tures, demonstration and practice. Fee, $1.00. 

Two periods daily. ; 

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Millinery. Miss L. Jacobs. 

The making and covering of hat frames; binding, lining and trim- 
ming; making folds, flowers and ornaments. 
Four periods per week. 

Physiology and Hygiene. Mrs. Lyon. 

In this course are considered the more important structures of the 
body and their uses; as the digestive apparatus, the skin, and its ap- 
pendages, the organs of respiration, the nervous system, and such 
special organs as the eye and the ear. Each subject is followed by 
the practical hygiene of that part. Emphasis is placed upon the care 
of the teeth, the hair, the nose and throat, and the eye, also upon 
the hygiene of bathing, clothing, exercise, sleep, and upon that of the 
schoolroom and the home. Texts, lectures, lantern slides, and prac- 
tice. 

One period daily. 

Home Nursing and First Aid. Mrs. Lyon. 

In home nursing are considered the proper method of caring for 
the sick in the home, as bed-making, selection and care of the sick 
room, method of counting the pulse and of ascertaining the temper- 
ature, local applications of remedial agents, the care and feeding of 
infants. The first aid covers such emergencies as burns, cuts, suffo- 
cation , broken bones, poisons, etc., bandaging and its applications, 
and such minor ailments as time permits. Texts, lectures, and prac- 
tice. 

Three periods per week. 

Manual Arts. 

Carpentry. Mr. Crisp. 

An elementary course in carpentry, in which the use and care of 
tools and the principles of joinery are taught. Students are taugVit 
to read and work from drawings, and are given practice work in iron 
and brass. 

Six practical hours per week. 



Woodwork 426. Mr. Crisp. 

The use and care of bench tools, exercise in sawing, mortising, 
tenoning and laying out work from blue prints is taught. The sec- 
ond part of the course is devoted to projects involving construction, 
decoration, and wood turning. I'ee, $1.00. 

Ten practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

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Handicraft. Miss L. Jacobs. 

A course in paper and cardboard folding and cutting, genetic con- 
struction, weaving, basketry and raffia. The course will be of special 
help to playground and recreation leaders and to teachers of indus- 
trial work of the first seven grades. 

Six practical periods per v/eek. 

Freehand Drawing. . Mr. Crisp. 

This course affords the opportunity of studying the art of free- 
hand lettering, pencil sketching and pen and ink shading as given 
in Prang's Elementary Course, Vere Foster's and the American 
Series of Art Instruction. 

Six practical periods per week. 

Mechanical Drawing 42. Mr. Gwinner. 

Practice in plain lettering, use of the instruments, projection and 
simple working drawings, the plates upon completion being enclosed 
in covers properly titled by the students. Fee, $1.00. 

Six practical periods per week. 



Biology. 

General Botany 63. Mr. Zimmerman. 

A course designed to give the student a view of the plant king- 
dom. Type specimens of the algae, fungi, liverworts, mosses, ferns, 
and seed plants are studied in the laboratory and field, and careful 
drawings made of the various structures. In the study of each type, 
special attention is given to such points as habitat, nutrition, and 
methods of reproduction. Laboratory fee, $2.50. 

Three theoretical and six practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Plant Histology 65. Mr. Zimmerman. 

The student becomes familiar with the cell and its parts and the 
different tissues of the various parts of the plant. Typical cells of 
the protective, strengthening, conducting, storage, and meristematic 
tissues of the plant are studied and careful drawings made. Labora- 
tory fee, $2.50. 

Tw^o theoretical and seven practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Plant Physiology 66. Mr. Zimmerman. 

This course gives the student an understanding of the life pro- 
cesses of the plant. A set of fifty experiments are performed in the 
laboratory and greenhouse, and the results carefully recorded. These 
experiments illustrate the essential facts of such processes as absorb- 

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tion and loss of water, photosynthesis, relation to the inorganic and 
organic elements, growth, movement, and death. 

Owing to the large amount of work connected with the course, it 
is divided into two parts to be given as the circumstances warrant. 
Laboratory fee, $2.50. 

Part 1. Two theoretical and eight practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. • 

• Part I and II. Five theoretical and twelve practical periods per 
week. 

College Credit 2. 

Bacteriology 100. Mr. Dennis. 

Methods of studying bacteriology^ preparation of culture, media, 
etc. Study of various types of bacteria along morphological and 
biochemical lines. A thorough training in fundamental bacteriolog- 
ical technique. In connection Avith the laboratory work, a discus- 
sion of Ehrlich's theory of immunity and a demonstration of some 
phenomena relating to the application of the theory. Laboratory 
fee, $3.00. 

Twelve practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

General Zoology 241. Mr. Pierson. 

A study is made of the general form characteristics, habits and 
classification of animals from the lowest to the highest forms. It is 
designed to give the student that knowledge of animal life without 
which his education is incomplete. Laboratory fee, $3.00. 

Three theoretical and six practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

General Entomology 243. Mr. Pierson. 

This course is offered to all students who have completed Course 
241. It consists of a study of insects, their classification, structure, 
and relation to man. The practical work will consist of laboratory 
studies of the structure of typical forms, and a study in the field 
of the habits of insects, particularly those which are injurious to 
crops. Laboratory fee, $3.00. 

Three theoretical and six. practical periods per week. 



College Credit 1. 



Chemistry. 



General Chemistry 81. Mr. Brought on. 

Kecitations and practical w^ork in the laboratory, where the stu- 
dent performs the work under the direction of the insrtuctors. Qual- 
itative analysis is started in this course. Laboratory fee, $3.00. 

Eight theoretical and six practical periods per week. 

College Credit II/2. 

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Qualitative Analysis 82. Mr. White. 

Lectures and laboratory work. Laboratory fee, $3.00. 
Twelve practical periods per week. 
College Credit 1. 

Quantitative Analysis 84. Mr. Broughton. 

A brief course illustrating some of the principles in the quantita- 
tive study of chemistry. Laboratory fee, $5.00. 

One theoretical and twelve practical periods per week. 
College Credit 1. 

Household Chemistry. Mr. McDonnell. 

A general course in the chemistry of foods, textiles, fuels, paints, 
dyes, bleaches, soaps, cleaning compounds, and preservatives, etc. 
General chemistry is a prerequisite. 

Three periods per week. , 

College Credit 1/2- 



English Composition, Literature and Public Speaking. 

Composition, Rhetoric, and Readings in English Prose, Descrip- 
tion AND Reading. 226A. Mr. Schultz. 

Texts: Scott and Denny's Paragraph Writing and Scott and Zeit- 
lin's College Readings in English Prose. Fee, $1.00. 
Five periods a week. 
College Credit 1. 

Composition, Rhetoric, and Readings in English Prose. Exposi- 
tion AND Argumentation. 226B. Mr. Richardson 

Texts: Scott and Denny's Paragraph Writing and Scott and Zeit- 
lin's College Readings in English Prose. Fee, $1.00. 
Five periods a week. 
College Credit 1. , 

Note. — These composition courses may be studied conjointly or 
separately. Neither is necessarily a prerequisite of the other. To- 
gether the virtually cover the ground of a standard course in Fresh- 
man College composition. These courses aim to train the student in 
clear, economic, forceful self-expression by familiarizing him with 
the leading requisites of literary art and by requiring him to make 
constant application of them in constructive theme writing. Theory, 
however, is always kept subordinate to practice and choice example. 
Daily written exercises or themes. Themes will be read, criticised, 
and returned to the writer. Appointments may be arranged for con- 
ferences. 

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Survey of English Literature. 230. Mr. Reed. 

A general survey of the development of English literature. His- 
torical outline given by lecture. Intensive study of masterpieces. 
Collateral readings. Critiques and reports on literature read and 
studied. Fee, $1.00. Texts: Long's English Literature and New- 
comer and Andrew's Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose. 

Four periods a week. 

College Credit 1. 

Survey of American Literature. 229. Mr. Eeed. 

Lectures on historical periods, determinative movements, and rep- 
resentative authors. Critical reading of masterpieces. Essays. Fee, 
$1.00. Texts: Halleck's American Literature and Bronson's Ameri- 
can Poems. 

Five periods a w^eek. 

College Credit 1. 

The Drama. 231. Mr. Eeed. 

Origin of the English drama; Early Popular Plays; Predecessors 
of Shakespeare; Shakespeare and his Contemporaries; Kestoration 
and Eighteenth Century drama; Modern drama. Lectures on the 
history, and critical study of the plays, of each period. Extensive 
collateral reading. Essays. Fee, $1.00. 

Three periods a week. 

College Credit, I/q. 

The Novel. 232. . Mr. Reed. 

Each student v,ill read a number of works of fiction and prepare 
written critiques. A few model novels are studied critically in class. 
Lectures on the historical development of the English novel. Fee, 
$1.00. 

Three periods a week. 

College Credit, 14. 

Public Speaking. 228. Mr. Eichardson. 

Lectures on ancient and modern orators with readings and decla- 
mations from their orations. Extempore Speeches. Original Ora- 
■^ions on Subjects requiring careful and intelligent research. Debates. 

Two periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

School English. Mr. Richardson, Mr. Schultz. 

A review course in which special emphasis is placed upon Com- 
position, letter writing, paragraph writing, punctuation, capitaliza- 
tion, classification and analysis of Sentences. 

One period daily. 

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School Library Economy. Miss Conner. 

An elementary course giving instructions in the use, care and 
selection of books; cataloguing, classification, etc., instruction in the 
methods of large libraries adapted to the need of the small, and 
especially the rural library; the use of the most practical aids, as 
periodical indexes, reference books most useful in school libraries, 
aids for debating, rhetorical and declamatory works, agricultural 
studies, etc. The course is planned primarily for teacher who may 
also have the administration or planning of a school library. 

Three periods per week. 

Languages. 



Latin Grammar and Composition. 340. Mr. Kramer. 

The aim of this course is to make the student conversant with 
Latin forms and terminations, and to enable him to read simple 
Latin prose. Fee, $1.00. Text used: Collar and Daniers First Year 
Latin, or Bennett's First Ye?.r Latin. 

Five theoietical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 
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Latin Syntax and Translation. 341. Mr. Kramer. 

Heading of Caesar and Sallust with prose composition selected 
from the text read. Fee, $1.00. Text used: Smith's Latin Lessons, 
Hiarper and Tolman's Commentaries of Caesar, and Scudder's 
Sallust. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 



German Grammar and Conversation. 360. 

Text-book: Bacon's German Grammar. Fee, $1.00. 
Five theoretical periods per week. 
College Credit 1, 



Mr. Kramer. 



German. 361. Mr. Kramer. 

Translation of texts selected from the following: Hauff's Das Kalte 
Herz, Schiller's Der Neffe als Onkel, Wildenbruch's Das Edle Blut 
and Der Letzte, Hillern's Hoher als die Kirche, Grandgent's Ali 
Baba and the Forty Thieves, Sybel's Die Ehrebung Europas, Wal- 
ter's Algemeine Meerskunde, Brant and Day's Scientific German, 
Wallenstein's Grundzuge der Naturlehre, Moser's Der Bibliothekar. 
Fee, $1.00. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

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Economics and Civics. 

Civil Government 140. Mr. Bomberger. 

Study of the history and development of the Constitution of the 
United States. Fee, $1.00. Text used: Beard's American Govern- 
ment and Polities. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Political Economy 143. Mr. Bomberger. 

Principles of the political economy and industrial development 
of the United States, rural economies, social science, and current 
problems. Fee, $1.00. Text used: Seager's Introduction to Eco- 
nomics. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

College Ciedit 1. 

School Civic: 148. Mr. Bomberger. 

A study of the local, state and Federal Governments in the United 
States, with a view to making clear the relation of the individual 
citizen to our political institutions. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

Physics. 

Elementary Physics. Mr. Hodgins. 

The coui'se consists of lectures, recitations and experimental dem- 
onstrations by the instructor on mechanics, hydrostatics, sound, heat, 
light, electricity and magnetism. The student is required to work 
a number ol problems, and his attention is directed to the practical 
application of the principles taught. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

Entrance Credit. 

Physics. Mr. Creese. 

Course One: Mechanics and sound. Lectures, recitations, demon- 
strations, and laboratory. Fee, $2.00. Text used: Carhart's College 
Phvsics. ' 

Four theoretical and four practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Course Two: Electricity and Magnetism. Lectures, recitations, 
demonstrations and laboratory. Fee, $2.00. Text used: Franklin 
and MacNutt's Electricity and Magnetism. 

Four theoretical and four practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 



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Course Three: Heat and Light. Lectures, recitations, demonstra- 
tions and laboratory. Fee, $2.00. Text used: Carhart's College 
Physics. 

Four theoretical and four practical periods per week. 



College Credit 1. 



Mathematics. 

Algebra to Quadratics. Mr. Harrison. 

A review of the fundamental operations: factoring, hightest com- 
mon factor and least common multiple, fractions, powers and roots, 
the solution of linear equations, radicals and the theoiy of expo- 
nents, the solution of second degree equations in one unknow^n quan- 
tity by factoring. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

Entrance Credit. 

Algebra From Quadratics. Mr. Warthen. 

A course in elementary algebra involving the solution of equa- 
tions by the methods of linear and quadratic equations ; ratio, propor- 
tion and variation, properties of series, including the binominal the- 
orem of integral exponents and the formulas for the nth term, the 
sum of the termjs of arithmetical and geometrical progressions, 
logarithms. 

Five theoretical periods per w^ek. 

Entrance Credit. 

Plane Geometry. Mr. Warthen. 

Course One: A course involving the study of the important the- 
orems of Books I and II. Applications of the theorems to original 
exercises will be made. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

Course Two: Enrollment in Course Two implies that the student 
has completed satisfactorily the subject of plant geometry in a high 
school, or has completed Course One. Students in this course may 
complete the subject. The course involves many original exercises 
and practical problems in w^hich the theorems studied are applied. 

Five theoretical periods per w^eek. 

Entrance Credit. 

Solid G-eometry 405. Mr. Warthen. 

Books six to eight, inclusive, with selected practical problems. 
Fee, $1.00. Text used: VVentw^orth's. 
Five theoretical periods per Aveek. 
College Credit 1. 



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Trigonometry 406. Mr. Harrison. 

Deduction of formulas and practical application of same in the 
solution of right and oblique triangles, etc. Fee, $1.00. Text used : 
Wentworth 's. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Mechanics 122. Mr. T. H. Taliaferro. 

A study of statics, dealing with the composition and resolution of 
forces, moments, couples, machines, and laws of friction; and of 
dynamics, dealing with velocity, acceleration, laws of motion, work, 
energj', and application to problems. Fee, $1.00. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Analytical Geometry 402. Mr. Springer. 

Geometry of two and three dimensions, loci of general equations, 
of second order, higher plane curves, etc. Fee, $1.00. 
College Credit 1. 
Five theoretical periods per week. 

Agriculture. 

Soils 22. Mr. Bruce. 

The study of the physical and chemical conditions of the soil in 
their relation to profitable agriculture. The stud}^ of this subject 
is conducted by means of lectures, text-books, laboratory and field 
work. A well equipped soils laboratory and the wide variety of 
soils found on the College farm and in the State offer exceptional 
advantages in the theoretical and practical study of this important 
subject. Fee, $2.00. 

Text used: Lyon & Fippin's Soils. 

Three theoretical and six practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Fertilizers 23. Mr. W. T. L. Taliaferro. 

A course in which the subject is developed logically from the needs 
of the plant and the efficiency of the soil ; tne selecting of the proper 
plant foods for each crop under varying conditions of soil and cli- 
mate. Special attention is given to the home mixing of fertilizers. 
Laboratory fee, $2.00. 

Three theoretical and six practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Crops 25. Mr. Wentz. 

This course consists of lecture, field and laboratory woik in the 
study of farm crops. Special attention is given to the note taking 

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and the study of results obtained in breeding work in com and other 
fall maturing crops on the Experiment Station farm. Laboratory 
fee, $2.00. 

Three theoretical and six practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Farm Machinery 26. Mr. Bruce. 

A course of lectures and practical work in the mechanics, use and 
adaptability of farm implements to the various farm operations. 
Laboratory fee, $2.00. 

Three theoretical and six practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Breeds and Scoring 41. Mr. Stanton. 

This course is devoted to the detailed study of the breeds of live 
stock. The practical work commences with a study of the animal 
form by use of the score card. Special attention is given to the 
relation of form to function. First, the productive types are firmly 
fixed in the student's mind; then he takes up more in particular 
breed characteristics. Laboratory fee, $2.00. 

One theoretical and six practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Farm Poultry 49. Mr. Waite. 

This course takes up the methods of housing, artificial incubation, 
artificial brooding, feeding of chicks, feeding of laying hens, and 
diseases of poultry. Laboratory fee, $2.00. 

Three theoretical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Animal Breeding 45. Mr. Euffner. 

This course takes up the principles of breeding, including selec- 
tion, heredity, atavism, variation, fecundity, in-and-in breeding, cross 
breeding, and a historical study of the results. Fee, $2.00. 

Five theoretical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 



Principles of Pomology 262. Mr. Beckenstrater. 

An introductory 'course dealing with the study of the orchard 
sites, planting plans for orchards, orchard management, pruning and 
propagation. Laboratory fee, $2.00. 

Three theoretical and four practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

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Vegetable Gardening 281. Mr. Stoddard. 

This course deals with the principles of vegetable gardening and 
includes the selection of a site, soils, garden plans, manures and fer- 
tilizers, seed sowing, transplanting, construction of hotbeds and cold- 
frames, and cultural directions for the most important vegetables. 
Special attention will be given to the management of the school and 
home gardens. Laboratory fee, $2.00. 

Twe theoretical and six practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 

Amateur Floriculture. Mr. Anspon. 

The culture of flowers in the home or school garden, soils and 
their preparation, pottery, transplanting; planning, preparing and 
planting the flower garden in home or school grounds; culture of 
plants suitable for the window garden or school room. Fee, $2.00. 

Two theoretical and four practical periods per week. 

College Credit 1. 



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V>:r.i:TAnLi: (i AKi>i:NiNi; 2SJ. Mr. Stoddarcl. 

This roursr lirals with the ])riiu*ii)lcs of vej^otable ^anlonin^ and 
includes tlu' seleclii)ii ui' a site, soils, garden ]>lans, manures and fer- 
tilizers, seed sowinjj, transplantinir, eonstruetion of liotbeds and cold- 
fi'aiiies, and eultufal dii'i'ctions iov the most important ve^rt^tables. 
Spt'ci.il at tint ion >vill he i^iven to the management of tlie school and 
lu»nie gar-ilens. I.ahoratoj'v fee, $'2.00. 

T\V(» theoi'etieal an<i six i»raetieal i)eriods per week. 

College I'redit i. 

Amati ru Flokicultuke. Mr. Anspon. 

The culture ot' llouei's in the luune ov scliool garden, soils and 
their |)reparati(>n, pottery, transplanting; ])lanning, ])reparing and 
planting the tlowei* gai'den in home or school grounds; culture of 
l>lants suitable Hov the window garden or school room. Fee, $2.00. 

Two theoretical and l\>ur ])ractical ])eriods ]>er week. 

(\>llei.'e Credit 1. 



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