Problems of Science Teaching at the College Level was first published in 1929. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.This is Volume I of a series of reports of investigations in the teaching of science at the college level, prepared under the supervision of Dean E. M Freeman of the college of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics of the University of Minnesota. Professor Archer Willis Hurd was assistant director of the Bureau of Educational Research of the University. His studies were made in the departments of Anatomy, Physiology, and Physics at the University of Minnesota during the school years 1926-1928. Evaluation of laboratory instruction,, the grouping of students for laboratory work, factors determining achievement, phases of achievement, and techniques of experimentation in method are some of the problems considered.
About the Author
Archer Willis Hurd was assistant director of the Bureau of Educational Research at the University of Minnesota and a research associate with the Institute of School Experimentation, Columbia University, Teachers College.