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ERIC Number: ED002584
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jul
Pages: 53
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SCHOOLS AND CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED LEARNERS, A REPORT OF THE INSTITUTE ON THE EDUCATION OF CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED LEARNERS.
MCKELPIN, JOSEPH P.
A PROGRAM DESIGNED TO COUNTERACT PROBLEMS BROUGHT ABOUT BY CULTURAL LAGS IN THE BACKGROUNDS OF CHILDREN OF MINORITY GROUPS IS PRESENTED. SEVEN TEAMS, REPRESENTING A WIDE RANGE OF SITUATIONS AND COMPOSED OF AN ADMINISTRATOR AND TWO TEACHERS, ATTENDED MEETINGS FOR THREE WEEKS. OBJECTIVES WERE--IDENTIFICATION AND CLARIFICATION OF CONCEPTS OF CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED LEARNERS, SELECTION AND CLARIFICATION OF SOME OF THE BASIC PROBLEMS, TECHNIQUES, AND ISSUES IN EDUCATING THE CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED, ASSIGNMENT OF PRIORITIES TO THE IDENTIFIED PROBLEMS FOR SCHOOL TEAM ACTION PROGRAMS, DEVELOPMENT OF PROPOSED SOLUTIONS AND COURSES OF ACTION BY THE SCHOOL TEAMS, AND CONSIDERATION OF TYPES OF ACTION THAT MIGHT BE UNDERTAKEN BY COMMUNITY AGENCIES. TWO LECTURES ON EACH AREA WERE FOLLOWED BY DISCUSSION. INDIVIDUAL TEAM PROBLEMS PERTAINING TO EACH TOPIC WERE PRESENTED. PLANNED PROCEDURES WERE DEVELOPED FOR APPLICATION IN THE SCHOOLS. FOLLOWUP VISITS AND A FUTURE CONFERENCE ARE ANTICIPATED.
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Authoring Institution: North Carolina Coll., Durham. Bureau of Educational Research.
Identifiers: North Carolina (Durham)