Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
Association of Building Technicians: education of architects, 1952
Scope and Contents Correspondence with students, requesting representation by the Association of Building Technicians (ABT), concerning the change to rules for the membership of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). They understood that the exams they had taken would make them eligible for both registration and associateship of RIBA, but now they found this was not the case. This file also contains some papers concerning evidence to be presented to RIBA by the ABT Executive Committee,...
Card certifying the preliminary examination for Diploma of Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 14 January 1876
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains certificates from Ewart's time as a medical student at the University of Edinburgh, letters of appointment to the professorships at the Universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh and certificates of membership/fellowship to various societies, including the Royal Society.
Dates: 14 January 1876
Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Thomas Wright to John Young, 1869-1896
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Thomas Wright to John Young sub-series includes letters from:
- Thomas Wright
- John Young
Education as a National Problem of Today, 10 Jan 1931
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 Jan 1931
Examination Book (Sir Lyon Playfair and Alexander Crum Brown), 1866-1873
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C2/12
Scope and Contents Register of students attending chemistry classes of Sir Lyon Playfair, then Alexander Crum Brown, including examination results and awards obtained. Students include Sophia Jex Blake and Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour.
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/M1/1/7
Scope and Contents
- rules & regulations
In Praise of Examinations, 22 Apr 1943
Scope and Contents Thomson defends examinations, discussing their impartiality, fairness, and showing their importance in a democratic society where individuals progress by merit rather than nepotism. Additionally, Thomson also acknowledges the problems of examinations – namely nerves; chance and luck; time pressures on both examinees and examiners; and the inconsistent relationship between examination performance, the school record, and teachers' own ratings. He discusses possible solutions to these...
Dates: 22 Apr 1943
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/M1/10/1
Scope and Contents
- exam timetables
- lists of invigilators
Lecture regarding examinations, 23 Nov 1949
Scope and Contents In the lecture, Thomson defends the use of examinations, arguing that they are preferable to nepotism. In addition, he identifies the problems of examinations, and how these may or have been resolved, including those of reliability and continuity of standards. Thomson discusses the merits of internal versus external examination, giving examples from Scotland, England and Germany, and referencing some of his own experience both as a member of a School Certificate Examination Board...
Dates: 23 Nov 1949
Lectures and Syllabus, 1882-1897
Scope and Contents The lectures and syllabus series consists of:
- examination papers
- lecture notes