University extension movement


University extension movement

University extension movement (engl., spr. juniwörrßĭtĭ ĕxtennsch'n muhw'mĕnt), Bewegung zur Ausbreitung der Universitätsbildung in weitern Volkskreisen, verbreitete sich von Cambridge (1873) aus über die meisten engl. Universitäten; ihr Organ ist das »University Extension Journal«. Der Unterricht umfaßt Vorträge, Besprechungen und schriftliche Arbeiten; auch Abschlußprüfungen und Preise sowie Sommerkurse mit praktischen Arbeiten sind vorgesehen. In Deutschland erstreben dasselbe die Volkshochschulkurse (s. Volkshochschulen).


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