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ERIC Number: ED013170
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar
Pages: 40
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Reference Count: 0
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A LOOK AT ELEMENTARY EDUCATION--JOURNEYS TOWARD COMPREHENSION. REPORT OF THE BRAZILIAN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION PROJECT.
LYONS, NELLIE T.
AT THE REQUEST OF THEIR GOVERNMENT TWENTY-FIVE BRAZILIAN EDUCATORS WERE BROUGHT TO THE CAMPUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE FOR THE PERIOD OF MAY 1, 1966 TO JANUARY 25, 1967, TO RECEIVE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE. DURING THE NINE MONTHS, EACH PARTICIPANT WAS EXPECTED TO--(1) MAKE PROGRESS IN LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE--(2) GAIN A CONCEPT OF THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION--(3) GROW IN LEADERSHIP ABILITY--(4) GAIN A CONCEPT OF ORGANIZATION THROUGH PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES AND ORIENTATION MEETINGS--AND (5) GAIN A SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE IN ONE OR MORE AREAS OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION. THE STUDY PERIOD WAS DIVIDED INTO FOUR PHASES--(1) ORIENTATION-FOUR WEEKS--(2) ACADEMIC COURSE WORK-EIGHTEEN WEEKS--(3) FIELD EXPERIENCES-NINE WEEKS--(4) CULMINATING ACTIVITIES-FIVE WEEKS. THE ACADEMIC COURSE WORK INCLUDED CLASSES IN EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION, CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, TEACHING METHODS, EDUCATIONAL SOCIOLOGY, AND TEACHER EDUCATION. THE FIELD EXPERIENCES WERE PROVIDED WITH COOPERATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS WHERE THE BRAZILIANS WERE ASSIGNED ACCORDING TO INTERESTS. (SF)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Milwaukee. School of Education.
Identifiers: Agency for International Development; Ministry of Education (Brazil)