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ERIC Number: ED002337
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Feb-1
Pages: 11
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NOVA ACADEMIC TEAMS PROGRAM.
WOLFE, ARTHUR B.
AN ACADEMIC TEAMS PROGRAM TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPING OPTIMUM LEARNING POTENTIAL AND FOR FULFILLING DESIRES OF TALENTED STUDENTS IS PROPOSED. THE PROGRAM WILL BE INITIATED THROUGH A SERIES OF DISCUSSIONS WITH STUDENTS, FACULTY, PARENTS, AND CONSULTANTS, THE AREA OF CONCENTRATION FOR THE SELECTED TEAMS OF STUDENTS WILL BE IN THE FIELD OF CURRENT AFFAIRS. THERE WILL BE THREE JUNIOR ACADEMIC TEAMS, EACH NOT TO EXCEED 10 MEMBERS. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE CHOSEN BY COMPETITIVE SELECTION. THE CRITERIA FOR SELECTION WILL BE SET UP BY AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE. THERE WILL BE ONE FACULTY-MEMBER SPONSOR TO EACH TEAM. TOPICS THAT ARE RELATIVE TO CURRENT AFFAIRS AND THAT ARE SELECTED FOR STUDY AND DISCUSSION BY INDIVIDUAL TEAMS WILL REPRESENT AN AREA OF CONCENTRATION FOR A PREDETERMINED PERIOD OF TIME. STUDENT PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTION IN THE TECHNIQUES OF CONDUCTING RESEARCH, DOCUMENTING INFORMATION, AND ORGANIZING MATERIALS. THEY WILL ENCOUNTER PROBLEM-SOLVING SITUATIONS THAT REQUIRE MAXIMUM SKILLS, AND THAT PROVIDE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE FOR ROLES IN ADULT SOCIETY. CONSULTANTS WILL BE INVITED TO MEET WITH THE GROUPS WHEN NECESSARY TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN GROUP DYNAMICS, SPEECH, AND RESEARCH PROCEDURES. A SENIOR ACADEMIC TEAM WILL BE FORMED, AND SENIOR TEAM MEMBERS LOST THROUGH GRADUATION WILL BE REPLACED BY OUTSTANDING MEMBERS OF THE JUNIOR TEAMS.
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Authoring Institution: Broward County Schools, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Identifiers: Florida (Fort Lauderdale)