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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1926-1927-432

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xxiv ANNUAL REPORT The lectures and demonstrations in experimental psychology for candidates for the Diploma in Psychological Medicine were continued These proved of great utility to those medical men whose hospitals have no facilities in the way of psychological laboratories and apparatus and the course will again be given next session Co-operation with the Department of Education was successfully carried out and special sessional course on Psychology for Teachers with demonstrations was delivered In co-operation with the Professor of Physiology number of experiments with animals as subjects were carried out to elucidate the significance of the psycho-galvanic reflex Notes on these experiments have been published in the British Journal of Psychology Researches on Conation and Volition as well as on Character Qualities Judgement and Emotional Abnormalities have been prosecuted by Post-graduate students under the direction of the Staff two of these students the Rev McCarthy and Miss Η Wells Sc being awarded the degree of Ph for theses on The Measurement of Conation and The Phenomenology of Acts of Choice respectively Students of the Department successfully carried out an investigation on advertising for the National Institute of Industrial Psychology this being part of larger scheme of investigation undertaken by the Institute Department of Education -The total number of students engaged in full-time work in the Department was 38 Fifteen of these were candidates for Higher degrees for the degree of Ph and for that of 22 were candidates for the Teachers' Diploma and one was candidate for the Teachers' Certificate Two candidates for the Diploma also took the examination for the Certificate In addition there were 46 Undergraduate students attached to the Department who were taking their academic courses in other Departments of the College before proceeding to their final year of professional training Of the 22 students who took the examination for the Teachers' Diploma two only failed and one of the candidates for the degree of also sat for the Diploma and passed Mr Osborne took the examination for the degree of in the course of the session and was awarded the degree for thesis on The Work of Religious Societies in English Education 1660-1870 The Delegacy decided to open the Teachers' Diploma course to women and Miss Farrow at present Lecturer at Whitelands College was appointed Assistant Lecturer in the Department for this purpose The Professor delivered an inaugural lecture on Industrialism and Education during the Lent Term and during the same term he also gave course of lectures for London teachers on The Practice of English Ten out of twenty Diploma students seeking posts had already received appointments in secondary schools or in colleges at the close of the session Two of them obtained Lectureships in University
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