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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (May 12, 1943)
Army Asks for ’Guinea Pigs’;
UO Students to Ponder Exams
To establish norms for the interpretation of test results de
termining the educational level of men and women leaving for
the service, 150 Oregon students, upon request of the U. S.
Armed Forces institute, will take examinations in three fields of
study on May 14, Dr. Leona Tyler, psychology instructor,
Selected at random, each of the students will write a two
hour examination which, when results are determined, will be
a ..taeans ..of ..fixing' ..educational
evaluation and of giving- college
credit f >r schooling or equivocal
experience service men may re
ceive while in the forces.
The groups will be given tests
in 'backgrounds of social science,
English composition and trigo
nometry There is no compulsion
connected with the exams, nor
wilt results in any way affect the
student’s grade in the regular
course at the end of the term, it
•Students are asked to cooper
ate. however, or the sample will
not be complete.
Tests in social science will be
given 75 students who have had
three terms of it; English compo
sition, 50 students; trigonometry,
2(i students. Dr. Tyler will con
duet the tests. Impartially select
ed students will receive commu
nications this week telling them
the time and place of the tests.
An appeal to patriotism was made
in asking students to cooperate.
Each student will take only one
Demobilized men and women, if
they decide to return to school or
enter college will take the tests
Vpon the basis of previous edu
cation and training while in the
.■Service. College credit will be giv
en when results are high enough
to warrant placement.
The Institute will not specify
or recommend the amount of high
school or college credit that
Should be granted. It will only
report the individual scores on the
examinations, together with ap
propriate norms for their inter
pretation. The University itself
will decide how they will use the
test results in the granting- of
credit. The tests will be sent to
the board of examinations of the
institute in Chicago.
Correspondence division of the
extension center now offers over
200 courses excluding the new
ones added within the last year.
The additions are as follows:
Lower division — Mechanics
status, three term hours; mechan
ics-dynamics, three term hours;
,elements of cost accounting,
three term hours each; and gen
eral sociology, three term hours
four term hours; airplane power
plants and servicing, four term
hours; radio fundamentals, three
term hours; advanced cost ac
counting, three term hours each;
air navigation, three term hours;
and Hispanic America, three
ter mhours each.
The sociology course is not
quite completed, the radio funda
mentals course is almost finished,
and the accounting courses will
be ready in July.
The first university in the west
ern hemisphere was founded in
Santo Domingo in 1538.
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those Arrows arc homo to me!”
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even the buttons in Arrow shirts are constantly
tested for their endurance qualities. Moreover, they
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shrinkage less than 1 e.
Arrows in service white and khaki, or civilian
colors. $2.24. up. Arrow lies, $1 and SI.50.
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Dr. A. R. Moore, research pro
cessor of general physiology, will
speak on “The Two Great Books
of 154:3” Saturday evening, May
15, at 8 o’clock, in the reception
roo mof Gerlinger hall. The pub
lic is invited to hear this lecture,
which is being sponsored by Sig
ma Xi and Phi Beta Kappa, Uni
versity scholastic honorary so
Dr. Moore, who has charge of
instruction at the University in
the history of science, will give
the lecture in celebration of the
fourth centenary of the publica
tion of Copernicus’ “De Revolu
tionibus Orbium Coelestium” and
of Vesalius’ “De Humani Cor
poris Fabrica,” which form re
spectively the foundation of mod
ern astronomy and the founda
tion of modern anatomy.
He plans to illustrate the lec
ture with slides and folio size re
prints from Vesalius’ book.
Preceding the lecture Phi Beta
Kappa and Sigma Xi will hold
their annual spring initiations for
newly elected members and a
joint dinner in honor of the init
iates. All three events will be held
in Gerlinger hall.
a AND STAMPS
'Hello Frisco, Hello'
Alice Faye John Payne
Lynn Bari Jack Oakie
“SHE HIRED THE
'I Walked With a
* James Ellison
* Francis Dee
(Continued from page five)
chased' the Washington State an
chor man, Brickert around the
track up to the last 50 yards. In
the stretch the Duck thinclad
shifted into high and pulled past
the Cougar man winning by 10
Captain Homer Thomas failed
in three attempts to vault 14
feet after Cougar competition "
had ceased at the 12 foot 6 inch
level. Eston Way, Thomases’
partner, went up to 18 feet
when he, too, was forced to
drop out. Thomas made 13 feet
6 inches but just couldn’t crack
the bar when raised a half a
Bob Newland went up to 6 feet
I inch to win the high jump for
the Webfoots. Maurice Drenkel
took second with a jump of 5 feet
II inches, followed by Duane
Weiden who tied with Whiteside
of Washington State at 5 feet 9
The Myrtle Point boy, Jim Por
ter, threw the javelin 183 feet
% inch to top his previous best of
165 feet. The other Duck, Wes
Carpenter, placed third with the
short throwr of 136 feet 3 inches.
Versatile Ray Dickson, now
in the marines, was a double
winner taking the low sticks in
..:26.9, and the broad jump with
a leap of 22 feet 2V± inches.
Skiles Hoffman was second with
21 feet 9ij inches.
M WAR SWINGS BONOS ESftMPS
In all Colonel Bill and his boys
managed to win nine of the 15
events. Oregon won first in the
quarter-mile, high and low hur
dles, high jump, broad jump, pole
vault, shot put, discus, javelin,
(Continued from page four)
was composed of the aforemer-^
tinned Flatberg at first, FreS^
Beckwith at second, Fred Kuhl
at shortstop and Rusty “Tarheel-'
Hudson holding down the hot cor
Ted Bush, Mark Howard and
Fred Treadgold played in the out
field and Stan Weber played rov
Jim Thayer almost fell asleep
in center field for the losers.
Only two balls were knocked
out of the infield off the hurling
of Roy Paul Nelson. Both Nel
son and Harrison amassed a high
record of strikeouts.
Dodging numerous catcalls and
pop bottles and occasionally wav
ing salutations to Marjorie, was
Theodore “Math 10" Goodwin,
acting as umpire.
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