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ERIC Number: ED010214
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 38
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Reference Count: 0
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PROJECT MODELS--MAXIMIZING OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPMENT AND EXPERIMENTATION IN LEARNING IN THE SCHOOLS.
KLAUSMEIER, HERBERT J.; AND OTHERS
THIS REPORT OF A SYMPOSIUM PRESENTED AT THE CHICAGO AREA CONVENTION IN FEBRUARY 1966 OUTLINES PROJECT "MODELS", A NOVEL PROGRAM DESIGNED TO "MAXIMIZE OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPMENT AND EXPERIMENTATION OF LEARNING IN THE SCHOOLS." THE INTRODUCTION RELATED THE NEED FOR NEW APPROACHES TO IMPROVING EDUCATION THROUGH RESEARCH TO THE EMERGING CONCEPT OF THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTERS PROGRAM OF THE USOE. PROJECT "MODELS" WAS DESCRIBED AS A COOPERATIVE VENTURE DESIGNED TO PRODUCE MORE EFFICIENT PUPIL LEARNING THROUGH RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CARRIED OUT DIRECTLY IN THE LOCAL SCHOOLS. A CENTRAL FEATURE OF PROJECT "MODELS" WAS THE RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTION UNIT WHICH COMPRISED SEVERAL TEACHERS WHO WORKED TOGETHER WITH A LEARNING SPECIALIST, ALSO A TEACHER. THE LEARNING SPECIALIST ASSUMED LEADERSHIP AND WAS ACCOUNTABLE TO THE BUILDING PRINCIPAL FOR THE PROGRESS OF STUDENTS IN THE UNIT AND ACTED AS LIAISON TO THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN. SPECIFIC MODELS WERE ALSO DEPICTED FOR EFFECTING PLANNED EDUCATIONAL CHANGE. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Research and Development Center for Learning and Re-Education.
Identifiers: MADISON; WISCONSIN