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Lecture tools at the Leuven Faculty of Arts from its origin (1425) until the end of the seventeenth century

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Thanks to university and faculty statutes and regulations, we are well informed about the way in medieval and early modern universities teaching was organized. College lecture notes, syllabi and other course materials provide a good insight into the structure and content of the courses taught. In this contribution we have elaborated on the teaching tools being in use at the University of Leuven during the ancient régime and on the changes that occurred in the course of time. We made use of some written testimonies of the learning process such as professorial course material, lecture notes, disputations, theses etc. that are kept in great numbers in the University archives and libraries of both the Louvain Universities and elsewhere. One of the striking facts is that students continued to write themselves lecture notes even after the introduction of the printing press. The use of illustrations, for its part, evolved in the course of time from merely illustrative to practical.
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lecture tools, University History, early modern period, Leuven University

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Symoens, Hildegarde, and Jan Roegiers. 2015. “Lecture Tools at the Leuven Faculty of Arts from Its Origin (1425) Until the End of the Seventeenth Century.” Ed. Gian Paolo Brizzi. Annali Di Storia Delle Universita Italiane 19 (1): 25–43.
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Symoens, Hildegarde, & Roegiers, J. (2015). Lecture tools at the Leuven Faculty of Arts from its origin (1425) until the end of the seventeenth century. (G. P. Brizzi, Ed.)ANNALI DI STORIA DELLE UNIVERSITA ITALIANE, 19(1), 25–43.
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Symoens H, Roegiers J. Lecture tools at the Leuven Faculty of Arts from its origin (1425) until the end of the seventeenth century. Brizzi GP, editor. ANNALI DI STORIA DELLE UNIVERSITA ITALIANE. 2015;19(1):25–43.
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Symoens, Hildegarde, and Jan Roegiers. “Lecture Tools at the Leuven Faculty of Arts from Its Origin (1425) Until the End of the Seventeenth Century.” Ed. Gian Paolo Brizzi. ANNALI DI STORIA DELLE UNIVERSITA ITALIANE 19.1 (2015): 25–43. Print.
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  author       = {Symoens, Hildegarde and Roegiers, Jan},
  editor       = {Brizzi, Gian Paolo},
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  issn         = {1127-8250},
  journal      = {ANNALI DI STORIA DELLE UNIVERSITA ITALIANE},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {1},
  pages        = {25--43},
  title        = {Lecture tools at the Leuven Faculty of Arts from its origin (1425) until the end of the seventeenth century},
  volume       = {19},
  year         = {2015},
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