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ERIC Number: ED010083
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 123
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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AN INTER-DISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO IMPROVING THE DEVELOPMENT OF CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN.
GORDON, IRA J.; AND OTHERS
THIS IS THE TUTORIAL PROGRAM OF THE INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM TO IMPROVE THE DEVELOPMENT OF CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN. THE OBJECTIVES WERE TO (1) IMPROVE PUPILS' ATTITUDES TOWARD TEACHERS AND SCHOOLS, (2) IMPROVE PUPILS' SELF-CONCEPTS IN THE AREAS OF ACADEMIC ABILITY, AND (3) INCREASE PUPILS' GENERAL LEVEL OF PHYSICAL HEALTH. THE TUTORING POPULATION WERE EDUCATION MAJORS IN THE BEGINNING PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATION COURSES WHO PREPARED AND MAINTAINED COMPLETE DIARIES OF TUTORIAL SESSIONS WHICH WERE SUBMITTED WEEKLY TO CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND THE STUDENT'S PROFESSOR. THE 60 PUPILS SELECTED FOR TUTORING 1 HOUR A WEEK FOR 20 SESSIONS WERE FROM A THEN-NEGRO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, A THEN-WHITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND A THEN-WHITE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL WHICH SERVED THE LOWER CLASS SECTION OF TOWN. PHYSICIANS AND NURSING STUDENTS WERE USED WHERE PHYSICAL CONDITION AFFECTED SCHOLASTIC PERFORMANCE. PHYSICAL EXAMINATION RECORDS, BEHAVIOR DESCRIPTION CHARTS, SELF-CONCEPT INVENTORIES, HOME AND STUDENT INTERVIEWS, ATTENDANCE RECORDS, AND TUTORIAL EVALUATION FORMS WERE THE DATA SOURCES. CONCLUSIVE RESULTS WERE NOT OBTAINED. SUGGESTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ARE INCLUDED. (GC)
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Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville.
Identifiers: FLORIDA; Florida (Gainesville)