|TEACHER, STUDENT, AND PROBLEM3|
The measure of social study -- The good teacher -- The good student -- Teacher and student afield -- The science of human relationships -- Dividing the field -- Practical ends -- Measuring results -- Methods of study -- Projects for gaining knowledge -- Projects for stimulating thought -- Projects for research and creative writing -- Projects for practical application -- Perpetuating group projects -- Projects for effective reading -- A current reading schedule -- Selection of sources -- Special fields -- The study of social problems.
|A GENERAL APPROACH15|
Why study social problems? -- The equipment and development of the individual -- Education and leadership -- The student and specialist -- The individual and the good life -- Social factors and social forces -- Confusion of institutional form and purpose -- Institutional coöperation -- Increasing need of social study -- The search after truth -- The normal approach to social study -- Simple illustrations -- Science and the social sciences -- Other social sciences -- General approaches -- Sociology the science of society -- Unscientific methods and irrational efforts -- Dangers and limitations.
|THE SPIRIT AND METHOD OF SCIENCE31|
The social value of truth -- The age-long search after truth -- Conflict of ideals and practice -- The rôle of truth in the modern era -- Rôle of truth in inventions and discoveries -- Truth in the field of education -- The rôle of truth in other fields -- The meaning of truth -- Science as the gateway to