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ERIC Number: ED018681
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct
Pages: 168
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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DEVELOPMENT OF EXTENSION EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, 1909-1952.
SHELBY, THOMAS HALL
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS EXTENSION WORK BEGAN WITH THREE DIVISIONS OF WORK--FACULTY LECTURES, CORRESPONDENCE TEACHING, CIRCULATION OF READING MATERIAL ON SPECIAL TOPICS (THE BEGINNING OF THE PACKAGE LIBRARY SERVICE)--AND EMPHASIZED PUBLIC AND SOCIAL WELFARE, NUTRITION AND HEALTH EDUCATION, PARENT EDUCATION, AND PUBLIC LECTURES AND DEBATES. STUDY GROUPS (1912-47) STRESSED THE HUMANITIES AND CURRENT SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC SUBJECT AREAS. PUBLIC SCHOOL SERVICES SINCE 1911 HAVE FEATURED INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS, AND COMPETITIONS IN DEBATING AND PUBLIC SPEAKING, MUSIC, SPEECH AND DRAMA, AND JOURNALISM. TRADE AND INDUSTRY TRAINING, BEGUN IN 1920, SOON BROADENED TO INCLUDE SERVICES TO THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY (BASIC, GENERAL, AND SPECIALIZED COURSES OFFERED DURING 1933-47, AND SUBSEQUENT SPECIAL PROGRAMS), AND NOW INCLUDES DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION. AUDIOVISUAL SERVICES AND TRAINING THROUGH THE VISUAL INSTRUCTION BEUREAU, MENTAL HYGIENE, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, AND SCHOOL SURVEYS AND ADVISORY ASSISTANCE, HAVE ALSO GAINED PROMINENCE. THE PROGRAM OF INSERVICE TEACHER TRAINING, BEGUN IN 1941, ENTAILS FOUR YEARS OF DEPTH STUDY AND ANALYSIS OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOR. IN NINE APPENDIXES ARE LISTED AVAILABLE BULLETINS, PACKAGE LIBRARY SERVICES AND CORRESPONDENCE COURSES, SLIDE SETS AND FILMS. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Div. of Extension.
Identifiers: ENROLLMENT DATA; UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS