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Study Groups, c1930s

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/3/6

Scope and Contents

The lecture outlines the aims and purposes of working in a study group and the expectation that each group would study a subject and present it over the course of a lecture to the remainder of the class. Thomson provides guidelines and suggestions for how this should best be done. He also highlights the benefits subsequent wide reading and knowledge will bring to the students.


  • c1930s


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Biographical / Historical

This lecture was given to Thomson's Philosophy of Education students, whom as part of their course worked in study groups, with each group covering a particular topic. This was to enable the students to effectively share their knowledge with one another, and also to actively contribute to their learning.


1 typescript, 12pp

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Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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