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ERIC Number: ED003414
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 173
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HIGH SCHOOL DEPARTMENTS OF ENGLISH--THEIR ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION, AND SUPERVISION.
SQUIRE, JAMES R.; AND OTHERS
PROMINENT HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH CHAIRMEN AND CONSULTANTS AT TWO CONFERENCES AGREED UPON A STATEMENT OF THE ROLE OF THE ENGLISH CHAIRMAN WHICH STRESSED THE CHAIRMAN AS A SUBJECT SPECIALIST WITHIN THE SCHOOL WHO IS ASSIGNED RESPONSIBILITY FOR COORDINATING INSTRUCTION. FOURTEEN PAPERS WERE PREPARED FOR THE FIRST 3-DAY CONFERENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS IN OCTOBER 1964. DISCUSSION OF THESE PAPERS BY THE 18 PARTICIPANTS RESULTED IN 30 RECOMMENDATIONS WHICH WERE REVIEWED AT A SECOND 1-DAY CONFERENCE BY 60 SELECTED HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH CHAIRMEN IN CLEVELAND, OHIO, IN NOVEMBER, 1964. THE PARTICIPANTS IN BOTH CONFERENCES ALSO PREPARED A DETAILED LIST OF MAGAZINES, PERIODICALS, SUPPLEMENTARY BOOKS, REFERENCE BOOKS, GENERAL EQUIPMENT, AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT NEEDED BY ENGLISH CLASSROOMS AND DEPARTMENTS. IN ADDITION, PARTICIPANTS AGREED ON 23 FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS IN THE AREAS OF (1) ENGLISH DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION, (2) CURRICULUM, (3) SUPERVISION, (4) TEACHER SELECTION AND ASSIGNMENT, (5) TEACHER EDUCATION, AND (6) PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARD ENGLISH. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana.; National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.
Identifiers: ILLINOIS; Illinois (Urbana); OHIO; Ohio (Cleveland)