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ERIC Number: ED003798
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 25
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EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATION SERVICES AS A FIELD OF GRADUATE STUDY AND RESEARCH.
COGAN, MORRIS L.; AND OTHERS
GUIDELINES WERE DEVELOPED FOR NEW PROGRAMS OF GRADUATE STUDY LEADING TO PROFESSIONAL CAREERS IN THE PLANNING, OPERATION, AND ADMINISTRATION OF EDUCATIONAL MEDIA SERVICES IN SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES. SPECIFIC CONSIDERATIONS WERE GIVEN TO (1) METHODS FOR ACHIEVING MORE INDEPENDENT STUDENT EFFORT, (2) TUTORIAL APPROACH FOR ADVANCED WORK, (3) STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH AND FIELD EXPERIMENTATION, (4) PLANNING AND TEAM TEACHING, AND (5) IMPROVED SEQUENCING OF COURSE INSTRUCTION. THE PROJECT WAS CONDUCTED IN THE FOLLOWING STAGES--(1) GATHERING DATA FROM LITERATURE, FIELD VISITS, AND INTERVIEWS, (2) EMPLOYING CONSULTANTS TO ASSIST IN SPECIFIC CURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS, (3) CONSIDERING FACILITIES WHICH MIGHT SUPPORT THE DEVISED PROGRAMS, AND (4) DEVELOPING AND TESTING NEW INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES AND METHODS. THE PROJECT RESULTED IN (1) PUBLICATION OF AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR MEDIA SPECIALISTS WITH VARIOUS INTERESTS, (2) A NEW PROGRAM OF GRADUATE STUDY IN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATION, (3) A SET OF NEW INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS, (4) A NEW INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM WITHIN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES, AND (5) A SET OF PLANS FOR A NEW BUILDING TO HOUSE A COLLEGE OF EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCES. A SERIES OF RECOMMENDATIONS WERE DISCUSSED. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA; Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)