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University extension  n.  The extension of the advantages of university (3) instruction by means of lectures and classes at various centers.

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"University extension" Quotes from Famous Books

... University extension is a movement intended to bring the people at large into closer communion with the college and the university. Though it had a lowly birth in England, it has become a great institution permanently wedded to Oxford and Cambridge. For ...
— The Arena - Volume 4, No. 22, September, 1891 • Various

... the Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton; the Mark Hopkins Institute of Art, the Hastings College of Law, and Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy, in San Francisco; and an admirable University Extension Course which offers its advantages to the people of any locality throughout the state ...
— History of California • Helen Elliott Bandini

... an attempt to answer these questions in a practical fashion, and my friend does full justice to the spirit which initiated that movement, and to the men—such as the late Lord Grey—who led it. But I suppose he speaks from experience when he says: "University Extension, as it is, will never become established in working-class villages. Forty-five to fifty pounds is too big a sum to be raised in three months, and is also considered too much to be paid for a man coming to lecture ...
— Prime Ministers and Some Others - A Book of Reminiscences • George W. E. Russell

... a popular but not unscientific character, to all the various aspects of animal life, J. Arthur Thomson's little book, The Study of Animal Life (University Extension Manuals, 1892), may be recommended. At the end of Mr. Thomson's volume will be found a useful classified list of the "Best Books" on ...
— The Industries of Animals • Frederic Houssay

... disappointed. His book is not merely about a literary man: it is a work of literature itself. So it is charming to disagree with Mr. Benson sometimes, and a triumph to find him tripping. You experience the pleasure of the University Extension lecturer pointing out the mistakes in Shakespeare's geography, the joy of the schoolboy when the master has made a false quantity. In marking the modern discoveries which have shattered, not the value of Pater's criticisms, but the authenticity of pictures round which he ...
— Masques & Phases • Robert Ross

Words linked to "University extension" :   extension course, didactics, educational activity, pedagogy, education

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