Education: Definitions

Education has never had an authoritative dictionary of its technical terms. Any three educators would haggle themselves silly trying to find a common 15-word definition for frontier thinkers, organismic psychology, transfer of training. Last week, at last, Phi Delta Kappa, 29-year-old professional fraternity of education, announced that it would compile from the best written sources and from the knowledge of its 23,000 members a Dictionary of Education. ΦΔΚ hopes to complete its work in about four years.


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