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*THOMAS BARTLETT SEARS, B.S., C.E., Associate Professor of Railway Engineering; Director of the Summer School of Surveying. B.S., University of Kansas, 1898; C.E., 1906; Instructor in Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska, 1906-07; Adjunct Professor, 190708; Assistant Professor, 1908-09; Associate Professor of Railway Engineering, University of California, 1909-.
DONALD EUGENE SMITH, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History and Geography, and Acting Director of University Extension.
A.B., Cornell University, 1901; Assistant in American History, Cornell University, 1901-02; teacher of History, Indianapolis Manual Training High School, 1902-03; teacher, Lafayette High School, Buffalo, 1903-04; Lecturer in University Extension, and Assistant in History, University of California, 1905-06; Teaching Fellow in History, 1906-08; Instructor in History, 1908-09; Ph.D., University of California, 1909; Assistant Professor of History and Geography and Acting Director of University Extension, 1909-.
ALFRED SOLOMON, M.A., Instructor in French.
A.B., Occidental College, 1900; A.B., University of California, 1902; M.A., 1903; Assistant in French, University of California, 1902-09; Instructor in French, 1909-.
JOHN DUNCAN SPAETH, Ph.D., Professor of English, Princeton University.
Graduate of University of Pennsylvania, 1888; Ph.D., University of Leipzig, 1892; teacher of English, Central High School, Philadelphia, 1892-1904; Professor of English, Princeton University, 1904-; Lecturer, American Society for the Extension of University Teaching, 1904-; author of a study of the Old English poem of Daniel, verse translations of Old English Poetry in the original alliterative metres, and a study of the Christian Theology in Browning's Poetry.
CYRIL ADELBERT STEBBINS, B.S., Instructor in Agricultural Education. Graduate of Chico State Normal School, 1900; B.S., University of California, 1910; Principal, Arbuckle Grammar School, 1900-04; Principal, Dixon Grammar School, 1904-05; Supervisor of Nature Study and Elementary Agriculture, Chico State Normal School, 190508; Instructor in Nature Study, University of California Summer Session, 1910; Instructor in Agricultural Education, University of California, 1910-.
Mrs. LAURETTA V. SWEESY, Special Lecturer in Music.
Student of Chicago Conservatory of Music, Chicago; Graduate of American Institute of Normal Music Methods, Chicago; Supervisor of Music, Pasadena Public Schools, 1897-1901; Supervisor of Music, Berkeley Public Schools, 1901-06; Instructor in National Summer School of Public School Music, 1902-06; Instructor in Summor Session, University of California, 1907-09; Director of Public School Music and Methods, Berkeley, 1905-.
WALTER A. TENNEY, Director of Manual Training, Oakland Manual Training High School.
Graduate of State Industrial Art School, Boston, 1893; Principal City School of Drawing, Chelsea, Mass., 1895; Head of the Art Depart
* In the Summer School of Surveying, Camp California, Swanton, California.
ment, University of New Mexico, 1896-97; Director of Drawing and Manual Training, Fresno Public Schools, 1897-1901; Director of Manual Training, Oakland Manual Training High School, 1901-.
OLIVER MILES WASHBURN, A.B., Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology.
A.B., Hillsdale College, 1894; fellow of the University of Chicago, resident in Rome, 1899-1900; Student in the University at Bonn, Germany, 1902-04; Fellow of the American Archaeological Institute, Athens, Greece, 1904-06; Instructor in Latin, University of California, 1907-09; Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology, 1909-.
THOMAS TALBOT WATERMAN, A.B., Instructor in Anthropology.
A.B., University of California, 1907; Assistant in the Museum of Anthropology, 1907-08; engaged in research for the Department of Anthropology, 1908-09; Fellow in Anthropology, Columbia University, 1909-10; Instructor in Anthropology, University of California, 1910-. HARRY V. WELCH, Assistant in Chemistry.
B. Ped., Colorado State Normal School, 1901; A.B., University of Colorado, 1906; Assistant in Chemistry, University of California, 1909-. ALBERT CONSER WHITAKER, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics, Stanford University.
A.B., Stanford University, 1899; Ph.D., Columbia University, 1904; Fellow in Economics, Columbia University, 1900-01; student, University of Berlin, 1901-02; Lecturer in Economics, Columbia University, 1906-07; Associate Professor of Economics, Stanford University, 1907-. CARLOS G. WHITE, J.D., Lecturer in Law.
B.L., University of California, 1904; J.D., 1906; Assistant United States Attorney, 1907-09; Lecturer in Law, University of California, 1909-.
FREDERICK WILMSEN, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of French in the Summer Session.
Ph.D., University of Jena; teacher in the Gymnasium at Steglitz, Germany.
BALDWIN MUNGER WOODS, M.S., Instructor in Mathematics.
E.E., University of Texas, 1908; M.S., University of California, 1909; Assistant in Applied Mathematics, University of Texas, 1907-08; Mackay Fellow in Electrical Engineering, University of California, 1908-10; Instructor in Mathematics, 1910-.
CARY THOMAS WRIGHT, Ph.B., Head of the Department of Science, John C. Fremont High School, Oakland.
B.S.D., State Normal School, Warrensburg, Mo., 1895; special student, Harvard University, 1896-97; Ph.B., Drake University, 1898; Principal of High School, Stuart, Iowa, 1898-1899; Superintendent of Schools, Adair, Iowa, 1899-1902; Supervisor of Science, Geography, and Nature-Study in elementary and high schools, Redlands, 1902-08; Head of Science Department, John C. Fremont High School, Oakland, 1908-; Author of Field, Laboratory, and Library Manual of Physical Geography; graduate student, University of California, 1908-.
HARRY NOBLE WRIGHT, B.S., Assistant in Mathematics.
B.S., Earlham College, 1904; Instructor in Mathematics, Pacific College, 1904-05; Instructor in Mathematics, Whittier College, 1908-10; Assistant in Mathematics, University of California, 1910-.
FRIEDRICH ALEXANDER WYNEKEN, M.L., Assistant in German.
B.L., University of California, 1906; M.L., 1907; Instructor in German, Berlitz School of Languages, San Francisco, 1902-03; Assistant in German, University of California, 1909-.
WYTHE, WILLSON JOSEPH, B.S., Assistant Professor of Drawing.
B.S., University of California, 1895; student, Mark Hopkins Institute of Art, 1895-97; student, Atelier Masqueray, New York, 1900-01; Instructor in Drawing, University of California, 1901-10; Licensed Architect, State of California, 1902; Assistant Professor of Drawing, University of California, 1910-.
PAUL ZIERTMANN, Oberlehrer at the Oberrealschule at Berlin-Steglitz, Germany.
Graduate of the Ludwig-Georgs Gymnasium, Darmstadt, Hessen, 1897; student at Giessen, 1897-99; student at Berlin, 1899-1901; Examination pro facultate docendi at Berlin, 1902; Oberlehrer at the Oberrealschule, Berlin-Steglitz, 1904; on leave of absence in the United States, 1907-08; Prussian Exchange-Teacher at Yale University, 1910-11.
COURSES OF INSTRUCTION.
The University reserves the right to withdraw any course for which not more than four students enroll.
GEORGE SANTAYANA, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University.
WARNER BROWN, Ph.D., Instructor in Psychology.
1. Philosophical Conceptions.
The origin and value of some leading philosophical conceptions. Substance, platonic ideas, the good, final causes, the relation of body and mind, the transcendental self, and immortality, following in general the order in which these notions have appeared in the history of philosophy, but recasting them as much as seems necessary in order to make them consistent with one another and with a naturalistic view of the world. Any good history of philosophy will serve for reference, especially Windelband's; and among the greater philosophers those from which most will be borrowed are Plato, Aristotle, and Spinoza. 1 unit.
M W F, 2. 1 Philosophy Building.
2. Aesthetics (The Appreciation of Art).
The various theories as to the central principle of art and criticism, such as imitation, idealization, pleasing instruction, play, and simple utterances or expression of experience; an analysis of the sense of beauty, of the relation of beauty to art, and of the place of art in life. The following books are recommended for collateral reading: Plato's Republic (Books II, III, and X); Aristotle's Poetics; Lessing's Laocoon ; Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Idea (Book III, with its supplement); Taine's Philosophy of Art; Tolstoi's What is Art?; Croce's Aesthetic; Santayana's Sense of Beauty, Interpretations of Poetry and Religion, and Reason in Art. 1 unit.
Tu Th, 2. 1 Philosophy Building.
3. Memory and the Process of Learning. Attention as the first condition of learning; voluntary and involuntary attention; distraction; the span of attention in time and number; the response of different senses; reaction time and the personal equation. The formation of habits as the method of learning; practice and the practice curve; the optimum period of practice and the optimum interval of rest; the unearned increment; the law of diminishing returns; fatigue; muscular vs. mental habits; habits of perception; illusions; permanence and non-interference of habits. relation of memory to learning; retention as a necessary condition of memory; transient and permanent memory; association; pure memory; distorted memory; mental imagery; presentation of material to different senses, or to more than one sense at a time; studying aloud; successive and simultaneous presentation; experimental and practical methods of testing memory; rate of forgetting; loss of memory; abnormal memory; the range of individual differences in memory and the power to learn; methods of improving memory; improvement of memory and the power to learn as the result of education. 2 units.
M Tu W Th F, 9. 1 Philosophy Building.
4. Psychological Laboratory.
Selected groups of experiments illustrating laboratory methods and aims in one or more of the following lines: the growth and fading of the memory image; the growth of habits and acquisition of skill; the various methods of measuring and testing memory; methods of learning; the most economical use of time in the process of learning; interest, attention, and distraction, as conditions of retention and reproduction. These experiments will be adapted to the preparation and needs of those enrolling for the course. Besides these experiments, intended primarily for those unacquainted with laboratory methods in psychology, opportunity will be afforded to properly prepared persons to carry on special investigations along the lines of their own interests. Laboratory fee, $2. 2 hours daily. 2 units.
M Tu W Th F, hours to be arranged. 7 Philosophy Building.