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Educational Institute of Scotland (1847-:)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Diploma conferring Thomson an Honorary Fellow of the Educational Institute of Scotland, 17 Jan 1947

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/3/7
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Includes certificates from the University of Durham, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Swedish Psychological society.

Also includes a testimonial from Professor Karl Ferdinand Braun, which Thomson retained with his certificates.

Dates: 17 Jan 1947

Education as a National Problem of Today, 10 January 1931

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/18
Scope and Contents

This lecture is essentially the same in content as lecture titled Some National Problems of Today: Education, with a shortened introduction.

Dates: 10 January 1931

Research in Education, 19 Jan 1929

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/8
Scope and Contents Thomson outlines the problems and difficulties in Educational research, and how these can be resolved. These include the difficulty of selecting a representative group (the selection fallacy) and the importance of using suitable control groups in experimental work. Thomson also discusses the difficulty of co-operation with schools, particularly state or public schools, and the need for resources to be dedicated to research. He expounds upon the usefulness...
Dates: 19 Jan 1929

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