Critical Evaluations of Student Teaching, 1893-1928

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Title: Critical Evaluations of Student Teaching, 1893-1928

Record Series: 04/16/09

Creator: ISTC

Date: 1893-1928

Extent: 2.29 linear feet, 6 boxes

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Critical Evaluation of Student Teacheing collection, 1893-1928, Archives Record Series 04/16/09, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Scope and Content

These reports, written by critic teachers, assess student teachers' abilities to be successful teachers.  The reports include remarks on classroom discipline, character, appearance, personality, and ability to present lessons.  The critic teachers based their assessments on performance in the campus training school and in other demonstration schools.


Box 1

Advanced Training School

  • 1893
  • 1894-1895, 1895-1896
  • 1896-1897, 1897-1899
  • 1899-1900
  • 1900-1901
  • 1901-1902
  • 1902-1903
  • 1903-1904

Box 2

Advanced Training School, continued

  • 1904-1905
  • 1905-1906
  • 1906-1907
  • 1907-1908
  • 1908-1909
  • 1910-1911
  • 1911-1912

Box 3 

Advanced Training School, continued

  • 1912-1913

Primary Teacher's Course

  • 1895-1898
  • 1898-1903
  • 1903-1907
  • 1907-1909
  • 1910-1912
  • 1912-1914

Kindergarten Department

  • 1905-1908

Box 4

Combined Critic Reports on Teaching

  • Fall, 1913 - Summer, 1917
  • Spring, 1917 - Summer, 1923

Box 5

Combined Critic Reports on Teaching, continued

  • Fall, 1923 - Fall, 1926
  • Fall, 1926 - Summer, 1928

Box 6 

Critic Teachers

  • circa 1914

Candidates for Graduation

  • 1891-1892 (also includes Boarding Home assignments, 1893-1894)

Minutes and Recommendations of Committee on Deficiencies for College Entrance

  • 1909-1914

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared for the web by Assistant Archivist Dustin Witsman, Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, November 2017 and March 2018. January 2015. Linear Feet updated August 16, 2017.

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