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ERIC Number: ED003423
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 160
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CONFERENCE TO IDENTIFY BROADENED ROLES FOR COLLEGE AND SECONDARY SCHOOL INDUSTRIAL ARTS PROGRAMS IN APPALACHIA AND TO PLAN PILOT EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS.
ROWLETT, JOHN D.
A CONFERENCE ON APPALACHIA WAS HELD TO PROVIDE FOR--(1) THE PRESENTATION OF PAPERS BY CONSULTANTS AND OTHER SPECIALISTS, (2) TOURS OF HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE INDUSTRIAL ARTS FACILITIES, AND (3) INTENSIVE COMMITTEE WORK FOR DEVELOPING PROJECTS AND PILOT PROGRAMS. AFTER THE PRESENTATION OF PAPERS, PERIODS OF TIME WERE SET ASIDE FOR QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION. FIVE COMMITTEES WERE FORMED AND CHARGED WITH THE FOLLOWING TASKS--(1) DEVELOP PILOT PROGRAMS IN THE CRAFTS FOR ADULTS WHO HAVE LEFT THE REGULAR SCHOOL, (2) DEVELOP PILOT PROGRAMS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH INTEREST AND TALENT FOR COTTAGE-TYPE, CRAFT INDUSTRIES, AND (3) RECOMMEND CURRICULUM CHANGES IN INDUSTRIAL ARTS TEACHER EDUCATION TO BETTER PREPARE TEACHERS TO FUNCTION IN THE BROADENED, CRAFT-ORIENTED PHASE OF INDUSTRIAL ARTS. ALL COMMITTEES PREPARED RECOMMENDATIONS. CONCLUSIONS WERE SUMMARIZED--(1) SECONDARY SCHOOL INDUSTRIAL ARTS PROGRAMS SHOULD ACCEPT A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY FOR PROMOTING CRAFT SKILLS, (2) PILOT PROGRAMS SHOULD BE DEVELOPED FOR IN-SCHOOL YOUTH, OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH, AND ADULTS, (3) HIGH SCHOOL INDUSTRIAL ARTS TEACHERS NEED ADDITIONAL TRAINING, (4) THE INDUSTRIAL ARTS SHOP IN KENTUCKY SHOULD BECOME A SERVICE AND INSTRUCTIONAL CENTER, (5) INDUSTRIAL ARTS TEACHERS ASSOCIATIONS MUST PROVIDE SUPPORT, (6) AN ARTIST CRAFTSMAN SHOULD BE ADDED TO THE FACULTY OF TEACHER TRAINING INSTITUTIONS, (7) CURRICULUMS SHOULD UNDERGO A RIGOROUS REEXAMINATION, AND (8) THE KENTUCKY SCHOOL OF CRAFTS SHOULD BE ESTABLISHED. (HB)
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Authoring Institution: Eastern Kentucky State Coll., Richmond.
Identifiers: APPALACHIA; KENTUCKY; KENTUCKY SCHOOL OF CRAFTS; RICHMOND