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SA'7C'f11FtDAY,'MARCU 15, 1941

PA_ _ _TULDY _RCT1 _14

Teachers Must Heed Criticism,
Prof. Dorr Warns Educators



Hillel Will Conduct
Oratory Elimination

Unless American teachers begin tos
heed the criticism which is being

vinced that subject matter divisions
should be made, if made at all, upon
a hOrizontal plane with investiga-,

leveled at existing educational prac-
tices and to appraise current de-
mands, educational leadership will
pass from the liberal arts colleges
to far less responsible groups.
Thus did Prof. Harold M. Dorr ofj
the political science department cau-
tion , a meeting of educators at a
luncheon given yesterday in con-
junction with the annual conven-
tion of the Michigan Academy of Sci-
ence. Arts and Letters.
I suggest," he said, "that we give.
somc immediate attention to, the

tions cutting through course and de-
partmnent boundaries at will."
Considering methods, Professor,
Dorr commented, "The student
should be granted far greater oppor-
tunities to participate both in the
organization and development of spe-
cific courses." Beyond this, he added,I
visual and manual aids which now
find infrequent use may be employed
with profit.I
In a carefully summarized criticism
of teaching personnel selection; Pro-.
fessor Dorr related misconceptions

(Continued from Page 4) will have a roller skating party and
hike this afternoon. The group will
the University's excavation in Egypt meet in front of Lane Hall at 1:45
Ancient Chinese Bronze Mirrors. I p.m. Slight cost.
'March 15, 9-12 a.m., and 2-5'-
p.m. March 16, 2-5 p.m. March 17-1A Purim Party, sponsored by the
21, 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. March 22, 2-5 Social Committee of the Hillel Foun-
p-m. dation, will be held atdLane Hall to-
p__m___night at 9:00 p.m. Admission to all
Hillel membersi freendsso non-
Modern Posters in Alumni Memorial memem bers ir25ce ndo
Hall afternoons, 2-5, through March , rssns.
24, under the auspices of the Ann Attention Freshmen! Freshman
j Arbor Art Association and the Insti- cheerleading tryouts today at 5 p.m.
tute of Fine Arts. in Room 305 of the Union.

problems of objectives, subject mat- which occur with regard to eligibility
ter, instructional methods, and per- for teaching positions and suggested
sonnet without regard to the special- a new criterion of selection. The
ized disciplines within the area." idea that familiarity with subject
Sketching broadly the various as- matter constitutes the primary test
pects of education in which basos of teaching ability is absolutely false,
have been found for attack on the he emphasized.
entire educational system., Professor He concluded his address by a
Darr himself agreed that many de- suMniary of suggested qualifications.
fects are to be Iounc. for prospective teachers. They in-
"In my opinion," he asserted, "the eluded: broad training in the entire
pri nciple of vertical 'departmental- area: competency in the use of im-
ization is unsound; and I am con- proved methods and techniques of
instruction; an. understanding of the
Pprinciples of educational psychology;
S span appreciation of current educa-
Pe ' tional philosophies; close association
;with public and semi-public officials;
e an understanding of the practical
approach to social and political prob-
Early Dancesiles; and an ability to stimulate
interest in group thinking and group
Although there are no specific;
stage directions for the dances in A
Shakespearean plays, composers are ULO E xec tilve
familiar with dances that were popu-
lar in his time and use those to an-
swer the cryptic "Dance here," which Speak
is the only information the play-!
wright left. All Engineering Banquet
That is the way Miss Ruth Bloom- o
er, of the Physical Education De- To Hear Clyde Pateii
partment, is answering the necessity
for providing dances for Play Pro- Clyde Paten, chief engineer of the
duction's presentation of "Much Ado Packard Motor Company, will be
About Nothing," to run in the Lydia principle speaker at the "All En-
Mendelssohn Theatre Wednesday gineering Banquet," which is being
through Saturday. sponsored by the Student Engineer-
"For this production we are using ing Council in conjunction with Open
music by Handel," Miss Bloomer ex- House, Friday, March 28, in the Un-
plained, "because, although he came ion.
later, he wrote his music on the same Tickets, which are being sold for
dance patterns. The dances of the cne dollar each, may be purchased
period rely on intricate patterns, from members of the Engineering
rather than on difficult steps, and Council and Vulcans, senior honorary
we will have two patterned forms- society.
a Bourree and a Gigue-for the mas-. A graduate of the University in
querade and finale." 1922, Mr. Paten majored in mechan-
Costumes of the period pat a re- ical engineering and upon graduation
striction on the dance, and as a re- "eceived a post on the National Ad-
sult the peasant dances are much visory Committee of Aeronutics at
more free than are those of the court, Langley Field. Later he was an en-
Miss Bloomer declared. "Of course, gineer with the Studebaker Motor
the latter would be more subdued Company.
anyway, since the original use for Open House is being held on Sat-
dances in the court was as a sort of urday, March 29, in both the East and
exercise for teaching good manners," 'Vest Engineering Buildings and the
she said. The dancing master of the East and West Physics Buildings.
court, she described as the "Emily It will consist of various exhibitions
Post of the day." mainly of research work done by sev-
Five couples will participate in ral industries, University depart-
the dances, including Hugh Norton. I ments and student technical societies.
Grad., David Rich, '42, Joseph Gorn-
bein, '41, Bruce Forbes, '42, Merle1 Co-Op Interviews
Webb, '42, Ada McFarland, '42, Ade-
line Gitlen, '42, Neva Dilley, '4lEd, To Be Held Today
Elaine Alpert, '41, and Sara Graf. __

Javanese and Balinese textiles from All those interested in boarding-or
the collection of Professor and Mrs. reoming this semester in one of the
Everett S. Brown are on' exhibition 12 campus cooperative houses can
in the display cases, main floor cor- apply for an interview at 1:30 p.m.I
ridor, Architecture Building, March today at Room 306 of the Union.
SLecturesPersonnel Committee of the Inter-
coperative Council will meet at 1:15
University Lecture: Ernesto Galar- p.m. today in Room 306 of the Union.
za, Chief of the Division tf Labor 1 d RhU
and Social Information, Pan-Ameri-
can Union, will lecture on the sub- Coming Events
ject of "Economic and Social Effects Graduate Siulents and others in-
of the War on Inter-American Re- terested are invited to listen to a
lations" under the auspices oftthe record concert to be given in the
University Committee on Defense {Men's Lounge of the Rackham Build-
Issues at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, March ing Tuesday, March 18 at 8 p.m.
17, in the Rackham Amphitheatre. The recent recording of the Brahms
The public is cordially ipivitpd' B-flat concerto, played by Horowitz,
and the Third Symphony by Roy
University Lecture: George H. Sa- Harris will be heayd.
bine, Professor of Philosophy, The C
Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell TG
University, will lecture on the subject TrecfNeat Ndrth
of "Objectivity and Social Studies" West: Next Monday evening, March
under the auspices of the Depart- 17, at 7:30, the Camera Club and
ment of Philosophy at 4:15 p.m. on Travel Information Bureau of the
Friday, March 21, in the Rackham International Center are sponsoring
Amphitheatre. The public is cordially a showing of the latest colored movies
invited, made for the Great Northern Rail-
_ road by Mi'. William S, Yale. They
Mathematical Association Lecture: include pictures of GlacieraNational
Dr. George D. Birkhoff, Perkins Pro- Park and of hunting, fishing, and
fessor of Mathematics, Harvard Uni- hiking in the High Sierras. In order
versity, will lecture on the subject, to open these pictures to the campus
"Uniform Rectilinear Drawing, un- in general, the Center has arranged
der the auspices of the Michigan Sec- to have them shown in the Ball Room
tion of the Mathematical Association of the Michigan Union.
of America and Mathematics Sec-
tion of the Michigan Academy of Piano Recital by Mrs. Okkelberg:
i Atf nd L Tt 2pn ni -15

mett will give an illustrated lecture in
color on Mexico. All students invited.
First Presbyterian Church: The
third in the Lenten series, "Divine
Obliqueness" at 10:45 a.m., by Dr.
W. P. Lemon.
Westminster Student Guild-sup-
per at 6 p.m. and Discussion at 7 p.m.
The Guild continues its special series
of Lenten meetings on "The Life and
Passion of Our Lord" in various
iealms of human life. Kenneth Mor-
gan, Director of the Student Relig-
ios Association, will also give a talk
on "Practicing the Presence of God."
The Sunday Evening Club will have
for its speaker at 8:00 p.m. RobertI
Mieset, a graduate student, who will
talk on "Catholicism."
Lenten Organ Music Tuesday,
March 18, at 4:15 p.m. at the Church'
by the Organist and Director of Mu-
sic, William N. Barnard. This weekly
organ program continues every Tues-
day during Lent. ,
First Baptist Church: C. H. Loucks,'
Minister. Jack Ossewaarde, Organist
and Director of Music.
10:30-12:15--A unified service of
worship and study. Sermon: "Chris-
tian Economics."
10:30-12:15-A special program of
worship, study, and activity for child-'
'en in the Kindergarten and Primary
6 :50-The High School Young Peo-
ple's Fellowship will meet in the
church. Miss Beverly Martin and Ro-
bert Streeter will be in charge of the
6:30-The Roger Williams Guild
will meet in the Guild House, 503 E.
Huron. Miss Linnie Holcomb, who has
:pent many years in Assam, will speak
.n "Our Responsibility in the South
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church-
3unday: 8 a.m., Holy Communion;.
8:45 a.m., Breakfast (for students),
Harris Hall; 9:30 a.m., High School
class, Harris Hall; 11 a.m., Morning
Prayer, Order of Confirmation, and
Sermon by the Rt. Rev. Frank W.
Creighton, D.D., -Bishop of the Epis-
cpal Diocese of Michigan; 11 a.m.,
Junior Church; 11 a.m., Kindergart-
n, Harris Hall; 4 p.m., Confirmation
Tea and Reception, Harris Hall;
7 p.m., The Chaplain's Hour, Chapel,

Regional eliminations for the Na-
tional Hillel Oratory Contest will be
Harris Hall followed at 7:30 p.m. by held at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at the
the College Work Program which will Hillel Foundation.
be a Fireside Forum, "The Church In Winners of their local contests at
Action Today," a student discussion Michigan State College and Mich-
panel; 7:30 p.m., Choral Evensong igan Normal College will be partici-
in the church with music by the pants in the meet to determine the
Junior Girls' Choir; 8:15 p.m., Lee- regional representative to the dis-
ture on "The Episcopal Church" by trict finals in Milwaukee.
the Rev. Henry Lewis tin the church). Students planning to enter the
tournament should call the Founda-
Disciples Guild (Christian Church): tion. The orations are limited to
10:45 a.m., Morning Worship, Rev. eight minutes of original speech mat-
Fred Cowin, Minister. ter on some topic of Jewish interest.
6:30 p.m., Disciples Guild Sunday A ten dollar prize will be awarded
Evening Hour. Professor Kenxeth L. to the winner of the local competi-
Jones will speak on "From the Bot- tion. He will meet representatives
anist's Corner." A discussion, social of the Universities of Illinois, North-
hour and refreshments will follow. western, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Chi-
cago, Iowa and Minnesota, who will
First Congregational Church: also hold regional eliminations in the
district finals.
10 a.m., Third talk in Lenten Sym-
posium on "Religion and Life:" Prof.SoiologistIsPr d
Preston W. Slosson on "The Histor- raie
ian Looks at Religion." I For Democratic Ideals
10:45 a.m., Services of Public Wor-
ship. Dr. L. A. Parr will preach the Democracy was a religion with the
third sermon following his Lenten late Prof. Charles H. Cooley, de-
theme, "Vital Questions," on the sub- ceased head of the sociology depart-
ject, "Does God Speak to Men?" ment, just as it was with Walt Whit-
5:30 p.m., Ariston Leagues High man and Ralph Waldo Emerson,
School group will meet for supper Dr. Edward A. Jandy, of Wayne Uni-
and an informal discussion on "Good- versity, told a sociological conference
will," a continuation of last week's group at the Rackham Building yes-
discussion.' terday afternoon.
! 7 p.m., Student Fellowship will Many still believe that the democ-
meet for the annual installation of racy in which Cooley believed can
officers. Plans for the remaining part withstand the forces of fascism to-
of this year and next year will be day, Dr. Jandy stated in his address,
discussed. "Cooley and American Democracy."
First Methodist Church: Student liver the sermon on the theme: "The
Class with Prof. George E. Carrothers Kingdom of God for the Repentant."
at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service Unitarian Church: 11 a.m., "The
at 10:40 o'clock. Dr. Charles W.GoofBudrDm'smnbyRv
Brashares will preach on "A Mystic God of Boulder Dam,' sermon by Rev.
inaMaterilistic Age." Weslea Marley.
in.a MterialticAge.W eyan 7:30 p.m., Mr. McCallister, Grad.,
at Meeting eginning with supper Philosophy, will speak on "The Negro
6 p.m. At 7 p.m. there will be four and Democracy."
simultaneous discussion groups ona.
'A World In Conflict," "Community A report will also be given on the
Conflicts," "Social Correction" and Recent Youth Congress. The Social
"Marital Relations." Lenten Service Hour will consist of folk dancing and
in the Sanctuary at 8 p.m. refreshments.
Zion Lutheran Church will hold First Church of Christ, Scientist:
regular services Sunday morning at Sunday morning service at 19:30.
10:20. Rev. E. C. Stellhorn will de- Subject: "Substance." Sunday school
liver the sermon on the theme: "The at 11:45 a.m.
Enemy Within.'
3 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ S d ? t Elnf Tsnlira Tl rr~."C


: ;

cence,rLs ana ersa;; a : Sunday evening at7:30o'clock at the
p.m. today in the Amphitheatre of ntnating Ct Mrs. auhe
the Rackham Building. The public International Center, Mrs. Maude
is invited Okkelberg will present an interesting
i piano recital in the Sunday evening'
program series of the Center. These
Events Today programs are open not only to for-
Graduate Students and others in- eign students and their friends but
terested are invited to hear the broad-- to anyone interested.
otf f th M t n litnf, On,, Cncn'c.

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold
regular services Sunday morning at
110:30. Rev. Henry O. Yoder will de-

Tu ment, vangenca 1Z Leag ue:ser-
vices will be conducted in the League
Chapel by Rev. John H. Schaal at
10:30 a.m., and 7:30 p.m.

cast o Me IVe ropot an UPera UUm-
pany this afternoon in the Men's
Lounge of the Rackham Building.
The opera will be "Carmen."l

The Abe Lincoln Cooperative House,
802 Packard St., is giving an open
house on Sunday, March 16, from 3
to 6 p.m. The public is cordially in-



Graduate Students of All Colleges: vited.
An informal dance for graduate stu-
dents will be held in the Rackham j Lutheran Student Association: The
Building today at 9:00 p.m. A small capella choir will meet for rehearsal
admission charge will be made and Sunday afternoon at 4:00 in the Zion
refreshments will be served. Parish Hall. The Association will
----- meet in the Zion Parish Hall Sun-
Sigma Xi: Dinner at Michigan j day evening at 5:30. Supper will be
Union at 6:00 p.m. today. Meeting '-erved, and afterward Rev. Harry
at Rackham Amphitheatre at 8:00, Yochum, President of the Michigan

p.m. Saturday, March 15, at which
Dr. Edward Ellery, National Presi-
dent, will discuss "Sigma Xi Matters
of National Importance" on which
Chapter counsel is needed and de-

District of the American Lutheran
Church, will speak to the group. All
are invited.
The Gamma Delta Student Club of
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, will hold
their regular Sunday Supper and



1Reve iI To Conduct Band
At Musclian8 Conference!
Prof. William D. Revelli of the
S- hoo of Music, conductor of the
UnPvcrsity Bands, left ' for De;.
Moines, Iowa, yesterday where he willt
conduct a selected band df 250 mu-
sicians in a concert climaxing theI
four-day' conference of the North
Cen tai i Music Educators Conferei ce.
More than 2,000 music educaton
are expcted to aUtted the confer-
ence which will begin todfay. The
musicians who will play with Pro-
fessor Revelli have been selected fromI
the .tates of Iowa, Wisconsin, Mich-
igan Illinois, Indiana and Ohio,

} All students wishing to room or
bcard at o6perative houses this se-
mnester will be interviewed by the In- t
tercooperative Personnel Committee
at 1:30 p.m. today in Room 306 of1
the Union.
Those who will be unable to at-
tend the interviews are asked to con-
tact Laurence Mascott, '41, chairman
of the Personnel Committee, as soon "
as possible. Mascott can be reached
at 735,.
Following the interviews today,
applicants will be referred to one of
the 12 coop houses now on campus
for final approval. Prices at the var-
ious coops for board range from
one to four dollars a week and for
both room and board from $2 to $6.50.


The Suomi Club will meet today 1ecreational evening, Sunday. March
at 8:00 p.m. at the International 16. Supper will be served at 5:30 p.m.
Center. The meeting will be followed
by a coffee hour. The Bethlehem Student Guild will
- - have supper at 6 p.m. Sunday at the
The Lutheran Student Association Church. At 7 p.m. Prof. Ralph Ham-

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