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2A. Mental Development. (June 22 to July 11.)

Professor O'SHEA. In this course there will be considered the more important of the newer problems relating to the development of childhood and youth, such as: the child and the race; the development and training of the will; motor development; the hygiene of mental development; the development of intellectual activities, of musical aesthetic, and other abilities; the emotions of childhood and their treatment; adolescence; individuality, and the modes of dealing with the several types of individuals. The course is designed for teachers, and others interested in developmental psychology or the practical care and culture of childhood and youth. 1 unit. M Tu W Th F, 3. 113 California Hall.

3. Moral Education.

Assistant Professor RUGH.

I. Introduction.-Nature of the problem; factors-(a) agent, (b) social situation; complexity of present social situation.

II. Aim of Moral Education.-Nature of character; how it grows; instinctive, imitative, and habitual acts; physical, prudential, and moral control.

III. Motives, Means, and Methods.-Instruction in school arts and school subjects; discipline-authority, obedience, disobedience, and punishment; play and work. The school as an ethical institution. Coöperation with other social institutions. This course is intended for principals, teachers, and parents.

2 units.

M Tu W Th F, 8. 110 California Hall.

4. Problems in Educational Theory and Practice.
A. Technical Education.
President VAN LIEW.

I. "All Education should be primarily Technical." The
technical idea in its social bearings.

II. The Bearing of the Technical idea on some old educational


III. Forecast of the reaction of the Technical idea on the Present Common School Curriculum.

IV, V, VI. Recent Developments in Technical Education at home and abroad and their significance.

Six lectures, beginning June 22.

B. The Bankruptcy of Our Pedagogy.

President BURK.

I. Survey and Significance of the Wreck, by Concrete Reference to the Present Courses of Study in Schools and Colleges.

II. The Lines of Reconstruction.

Six lectures, beginning June 30.

C. Normal Schools to be discussed from Two Standpoints.

President DAILEY.

I. As a training school for elementary teachers.

II. As a training school for high school teachers.
Six lectures, beginning July 8.

D. Leading features of the California System of School Administration.

I. Administrative Machinery.

(a) Boards-their powers and duties.

(b) Officers-their powers and duties.

II. School Maintenance.

(a) Revenue.

(b) Distribution.

III. Certification.

Six lectures, beginning July 16.

E. Public School Health.

President BLACK.


This course will deal with the health of pupils as determined by various factors-functioning of the organism, physical environment, occupations, hours of study, conditions of working, etc.

Six lectures, beginning July 24.

2 units will be given upon the presentation of a satisfactory paper on one of the subjects discussed by the lecturers and an examination on the entire course.

M Tu W Th F, 11. 16 North Hall.

5. Evening Lectures.

Arrangements have been made for a series of lectures on subjects of special interest to teachers, to be held on Wednesday and Friday evenings, in Hearst Hall. Names of lecturers, titles, and topics will be announced later.


The following courses offered by other departments will be found to have special interest for teachers:

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Government of the United States. Assistant Professor ROBERTS.

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Professor HASKELL.

Selected Topics in Geometry.

(See Mathematics 6.)

The Teaching of Elementary Physics. Assistant Professor DREW.

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GEORGE HENRY BOKE, M.A., LL.B., Professor of Jurisprudence.

The courses in law are offered to both the student preparing for the legal profession and the general student desiring some knowledge of the common law, or a specific phase of the law. The work is given with practically the same method and thoroughness.

as is that of the law courses of the regular University session. Where open to the general student, the courses do not require any previous legal training. The double course in Contracts now offered will meet the needs of one desiring a knowledge of the subject for purposes of business, of the teacher or general student wishing to obtain a cross-section view of a phase of the common law, or of the law student looking toward his law degree. The casemethod of work is used, although certain portions will be covered by lecture to give a complete view of the subject in the limited time.

1. The Law of Contracts. (Double course.)

Professor BOKE.

Formation of simple contracts. Making the agreement: the meeting of minds, the offer, duration, acceptance. Binding the agreement: consideration, doctrine of detriment to promisce, executed consideration, moral consideration.

Formal Contracts.

Seal. Execution. Delivery.

Third parties interested in a contract.

Beneficiary, stranger to the consideration.

The assignee.

The joint obligor.

Statute of Frauds. Section IV.

Guaranties. Contracts for sale of land. Agreement not to be performed within a year. Agreement in consideration of marriage.

Performance of Contracts.


Express: precedent; subsequent.

Implied warranties: effect of plaintiff's failure to perform.

Impossibility as a defense.

Illegal contracts.

Contracts in restraint of trade.

This course will be based upon cases contained in Williston's cases on contracts (1903). The case-method of developing the law by discussion of the cases read will be the principal method of instruction.

4 units.

M Tu W Th F, 8-10. 19 North Hall.

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