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An Experiment in Education


Professor Epstein discusses new approaches to the problems of established teaching methods. He describes a technique of teaching in which research papers are studied in class with a view to finding out what a scientist does and how he works.

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    Epstein, H. T., A Strategy for Education (Oxford University Press, London, 1970).

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