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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 30

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Tuesday, August 26, 1952
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14f§- IANSAS fWMt. NyeNevMe. Mtmm. A**M M, 1*S1 Integrated" Courses Set Up At U.A. YearsOf ral Topics Be Required kits And Sciences 'College Seeks To Provide "Depth" The University College «f Arts ·rirl Sciences this f a l l w i l l j n a u n n rate a now program of studio* dwljrned In pivr n broad two-year Cfjjcriri edwnlinn to .students be!** they begin to specialise In p«j*Hr:uK'ir fields of knowledge. ^The curriculum'revision Is in Ji^c with general education pro- C^ims befnB adopted by leading lt£tra! arts colleges such ns Co- lupiblw, Yale. Harvard, nnd many iftAic universities. feriic general cducntlon seeks to leach him to t h i n k clear-, Students will study both the phy-| the raw materials of the ails a n d ! ly and critically, ana to develop · | slcal and bioloiclcal sciences. j t h c organizational aspects of the! GrodeSchoolsStressReading, Improve Other Key Courses «5 been xweeplng the couh- t r f . since the close of World Wnr II* but Jts.iwits ao back to. the . v R n r i ! Immediately following W(rld Wnr !, when Columbin Unl- vefiilty developed n broad course In'Uic social sciences called "contemporary civilization." The movement Is called by Dr. G. D. Nichols, dean of the University's Col- IcW "I Arts and Sciences, "one of the important cun-Iciilai revision movements In (fie history of American education." "~ Basically, the movement is a -reaction against over-specialization; jMJt Rcneml education supplements rather than supplants specialized '{ruining. It Elves breadth ss well ««' depth to studies. Vevclt* All C*P«cllie« wn»e of value*. Integration is thc keynote of thc general education, program. Barriers ft re broken down between naturally related subjects which , have been a r t i f i c i a l l y isolated, · and these field* are studied in I their relationship to other broad | fields. In r.ddllion to insight into ' the main fields or huimm knowledge, the program tfH'es pcrKpec- tivo. The student learns thnl lit- eralurVj a r t , philosophy, science, politico, religion, and .tncliil rnovc- mrnli* have developed d i r n u M j i n - eously. eiich » f f c c l i n j j -- o r ft I least reflecting -- the others. Expert*; roiiMtllfd For the past five years, f a m i l y mcmheiM of the College of Arts and Sciences have been m a k i n g an intensive study of the general education movmenl and have been working on the University's own program". Lending authoi'ilies on general education from other institutions have come lo the University lo consult w i t h the faculties of various department*. Pilot courses have been taught in the Thc Introduction lo the physical sciences will be organized around the framework of » theoretical diffcrent fields. The second semester, called "contemporary, arts history of the physical universe It I £ "?" T,""""';",^" S ' VC "," "1" will u t l l i w material, from physics, I ? r *i u " d ' n * "', h f "' a)or ', ra M ... , L.I .i ' i In each art field today, nm! will ? The l of ccncral education Is }6 help Hie student develop all of Iris capacities to the fullest possible extent, to that his personal l i f o Svlll be enriched and he will bc- 'Ifome n useful nnd . responsible 'rhembcr of society. General education aims In ;ive him not only Ihlellertunl . cnllthlcnincnt. b u t %lso intecritv of din racier, emn- tipnal m a t u r i t y , nnd physical well Hcinir. tt will help him understand the present in the llgtil of ilic his- tory^p,,1nkind's develonmenl. It sciences. This f a l l the w i l l offer integrated courses in I be four nrc.iK -- lan«uaKcs and literature, thc natural sciences, thc .social sciences, and the f i n e and applied arts. Freshmen w i l l he required to for the integrated cftursea, these lowecV in subsequent years by other integrated courses and additional hours in each area, Kxcept for the) niefiraled courses, these requirements do not cMffcr radically from past policies; students have always been required lo take a certain number of hours in various fields. An integrated InnRtiageti and literature course In world masterpieces, read In translation, will be taught. Dramn, lyrics, expository and narrative works to be studied ranjfc t by epoch from thc Hebrew through the classical, medieval, ncnnlssancr, enlightenment, and astronomy, chemistry, and earth sciences, including geology and meteorology. Althouich primarily a course in'science, it will consider (he interrelations of science and- tecbnoiotfy with the philosophic, social and- economic factors in present day culture. Two pilot courses in this f i e l d . . were taught last ywir. The botany and /.rmlojjy departments w i l l cooperate In the intcjf- ralM course in general biology. It is designed Mr students who p l a n lo major in cither field. In adrti- Unn to beinjr » Renew! education course for students who plan to enter other fields. It w i l l lake up Ihe plant ami a n i m a l kingdoms from one-celled plants and ani- ficld show the effect of social, philosophical, religious, and economic factors on thc arts, The integrated sucial sciences courses, "western civilization" will be divided into 15 sections taught by f a c u l t y members from thc hihtury, political science, philosophy, find sociology depart- T h e Fayettcville elementary schools offer a varied curriculum In meet the · needs of a child in today's society. Since reading is necessary IP everything a child does, emphasis has becr\ placed on a reading program tha.t will develop reading skills which will enable pupils to gel any information they need. Reading takes on a .deeper'sig- nificance when it is about our own experiences in our own environment and the value of reading ments. It w i l l introduce students s k l l l s Becomes more important as In the development (if ideas and children gather information about institutions of western man from lhc world ln whl(;h ""V livc - M a n y the Greeks to I he present, covering 1 Ihe political, economic, social trips have been made by the public school pupils, to industries and Libraries. 38,548 times last year in addition to the ones read in the school libraries. Books, magazines, newspapers encyclopedias, dictionaries, graphs, maps, and charts give i n f o r m a t i o n about thc world and its people, historical backgrounds, science, and present-day happenings that require different kinds of reading skills. · Physical development is an important factor in the growth of a child. Sight and hearing tests are given in some grades each year and to any one else who gives evidence of needing them lo determine if there Is any correction needed in t h a t phase o physical growth. A program is being work- i n t e l l e c t u a l aspects nf 'cireck.l businesses in Fayetteville in order j cd out to give help to any child ' t ~ -- tt, -- ;- -_·!__ _--· 41.... Komiin, medieval, early modern,] lo scc t" 0 " 1 '" acli °n and t h u s and modern c i v i l i z a t i o n s . Discussion will ranxe from the political l i f e in Hellenic Greece to t h e Unit- mals to h u m a n buings, discussing cd Nations and the cold war. their characteristics and how they live nnd develop. Two StmTStrrs In Art* Thc fine and applied arts integrated course will be devoted to the study of music, p r a p h i c nnd plastic arls, kincsthetic arts, verbal arts, theater, and architecture. Thc first semester w i l l r l oal w i l h Thc entire gcnenil education program is not static, Dean Nichols points out. i t is flexible, subject lo alteration from time to lime tn make education more m e a n i n g f u l tn students. But always it w i l l open doors lo slu- dc.nts; il w i l l arouse t h e i r interest in new fields of knowledge. fhey have come them, better. · to understand w n o m j f i n l need help in correcting some speech defect that could hinder his development. Thc pupils of Ihe Fayettevillc j A physical education program elementary schools read 3,276 i is developed which not only Rives books from the County and C i t y ' children a chance to play but is Nursing Courses Are Offered At Sparks Hospital Sparks Memorial Hospital in Fort Smith is offering nurses training with national accreditation. The hospital is completing · new building which-'will contain 175 beds. New furniture and uuisirs wfi'e luuim ill /\inc-i IL'O , . ,. « . until comparatively recent geologic | equipment will be installed, and times, but died out and did not the entire plant will be air condi- fappcfir again until introduced from .. , Europe by man. lloncd ' ------· · | Classes begin September 29, and When ice floats on water, onl.y I »''" "'" " years of age who about one-ninth of its bulk 11 have finished high school are eli- abovc the surface. sible to enter. instructional » well and should enable » child to know how to spend nil leisure lime. The audio-visual program is being improved continually and films are obtained from the school film library, from the state Department of Education Library, and from other available sources. Thus, with thc opportunity to explore many different areas, a child has his beginning in enabling him to take his place in society as a successful, contributing, member. Horses were found in America 3,000 Students Expected To Enroll In City's Schools An enrollment nf 3,000 Is ex- peeled fnr Ihe reopening of thc Fnyctlcvillc public school system Gnirles seven, eitf Washington Sdmol . Cru ^ s "" i" who attended Monday, September 8. This en- · ntc| . W i l s h i n g l o n School this jcar. r o l l m e n t includes those students | Jefferson School 'entering thc first year, those who j Grades one-six inclusive. Pupils hnve moved to Kaycttcville since thc dose of last school year, and those students returning to resume t h e i r public education in grades from thc first through the 12th. I f l t h Century periods to thc prcs- j A) | s ,. n nnls will open for c'.isscs enl, Included w i l l be mastcrworks ,-it 11:4.') a. in., and, d u r i n g the first of thc Hebrew. Greek, Latin,'Hal- wcck| wl || UL , in session only u n t i l ian. Krchch, Spanish. Germanic, Russian, and English languages. N»lur«l Cnurnrn Two integrated coui'ses In Ihe natural .sciences will be offered. Ride to School on a Schwinn-Built Bike No BfIre Afore BeovfM' DEBUTANTE $61.95 ··!·*·* '6.20 $ 2.50 Wnkly hr ytwirif, girlt. · jity I Mi this beauty! fm $**%« W 11 /XfXlIADIR PEDAL AWAY VWFH WKKS TO PAYI 54995 5.00 2.00 H(Tf !.« top Srhwinn nullity without nil lh» "fxlran." Buy thin Ifmlrr «nd nK. tuluilar rim-, rhrnnip Ini.M fork, limit- in kirk n«nd, hfnillijthl, «ncl l»i! rpflirtor. lt'« runriintepd DOWN WEEKLY " ] m *"' °" mn |L FRIGIDAIRE B. F. GOObRICH B F Good rich FUST noon. The shortened h a l f - d a y B schedule the first week of KI w i l l allow for better school orji;in- iziition and for schedule chynpes ttn'd completion. All school lunchrooms will open Monday, Seplcm- ocr 15. The new Faycttcville High School will be used for thc first time with the opening of thc new fall term of school, FaycUcville School District will change from an eight-year elementary and four-year high school progiv.m to a six-year elementary, thrcc-yeHf who attended Baldwin School w outer .Jefferson School this year. Lcvrrett School Grades ono-.six inclusive. -- , Biles Srliool Ciradcs one-six inclusive. Johnson School Griidcs tmc-yix iiu-lusive. Pupils entering thc f i r s t grade will enroll Moiulay m o r n i n g , September junior school and three-yea; 1 senior high school program. BCIIJ»ING ASSir.NMKM F»*rtlrvlllf HI 4 h Srhonl Gntdcs 10, 11; anil 1?. imntmr Illih (aid high nrhnol) f " rta y j B, beginning ;it 8:45 ;i. m. at John- ;t -' h ° o1 son School Buildiiifl. Llnrnln .lunior Illph G r a d e s one-nine inclusive. Grades 10, 11, and 1*2 attend Fort I Smith Lincoln High School. Pupils ' entering lhc first grade will enroll Monday morning, September fl, beginning at- U:4r «. ni. at Lincoln School Building. Kour new .school buses will be added to thc school trnnsporLalioi pi'ORram this yc;ir. Because of the Steel strike, Ihe buses w i l l not a r r i v e in t i m e for tbo opening of school. U n t i l such time t h a t the new school buses arc available, all buses will follow the sonic routes and t i m e schedules as thc ones i n / e f f e c t during the 1931- school War. LUMBiR BUIlblNC Let Us Supply You With SHELF HARDWARE-POULTRY WIRE- WALLPAPER-PAINT-MEYER'S PUHPS Quality Building Materials Courteous Service WASHINGTON COUNTY LUMBER O. Prairie Grove, Arkansas Phone 35 WEAREVER PENCILS 69C B.B. BALL POINT PENS EVERSHARP BALLPOINT PENS $1.00 SHAEFFER PENS $3.50- $12.50 ZIPPER NOTE BOOKS Split cowhide $2.50 LUNCH BOXES $2.69 Quaker Drug Store FIOYD CONINE, PH.G. Prescription Pharmacist! PHONE 376 FAYETTEVILLE Back to school lit ui help you laht the doie out of back-to-jchool days. The itemi btlow represent only a few of the many we have on display--all vprfgM quality and 'downright values! Come on in, if only to browt* around. Flashlight 2-t«lt locunnq "a-, I itnamlin«d LIGHT BULBS Oep«niJoblc. long.lilt, iniidl I r e 111 d lamp bulbl. 73.40 or 60 wall. ELECTHIC ALARM CLOCK S4.95 $2.19 Hopalong Cassidy Lunch Kits $2,49 Juice Sets, Decanter and 4 glories; Rt 9 . $1.15 98c China Plastic 20 piece Breakfast Set; Reg. $6.50 $5.29 Kookie Keepers, plastic, very attractive $1.89 Kids, we have a large stock of model airplanes at lOc 25c 50c Fayetteville Hardware 112 So. East St. Phont 2137 An Important Lesson in Living... One of the most important parts of youngsters' growing up is learning how to handle money. Properly administered and with parentts' help, thc child's own bank account plus thc interest it earns, can provide the means to extra instruction in music, dancing, etc. -- and point thc way to further studies after high school. Open a savings account for your child now, to grow-- to save -- to succeed on! FIRST N A T I O N A L B A N K FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS "The friendly Bank" Member Nderel Reterve Imuram* R«t«rv« Sytlirn

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