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ERIC Number: ED014460
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
Pages: 101
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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REPORTS ON "TEACH," TEACHER EDUCATION FOR ADVANCING THE CULTURALLY HANDICAPPED. SECONDARY TEACHER PREPARATION.
HANNA, LYLE; AND OTHERS
PROJECT "TEACH" WAS ESTABLISHED TO IMPROVE THE EDUCATION OF TEACHERS OF THE DISADVANTAGED. IN THE AREA OF SECONDARY EDUCATION, SEVERAL GOALS WERE SET AND MET. (1) PROFESSORS OF SECONDARY EDUCATION WERE ASSISTED IN CHANGING CURRICULUM AND INCREASING THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE CULTURE OF POVERTY BY INSTITUTING ON-SITE COURSES IN METHODS AND THEORIES AND BY DRAWING ON NEW MATERIALS AND ACADEMIC AREA FACULTY MEMBERS. (2) THE PROJECT HAS DIRECTLY AIDED THE INNER-CITY SCHOOLS BY PARTICIPATING IN NDEA INSTITUTES AND PROVIDING THEM WITH A NEW SOURCE OF QUALITY TEACHERS. (3) THE PROJECT, BASED ON INFORMAL FEEDBACK FROM ADMINISTRATORS AND SUPERVISORS, SEEMS TO HAVE SUCCEEDED IN TRAINING SECONDARY TEACHERS WITH A HIGH DEGREE OF UNDERSTANDING OF THE CULTURE OF POVERTY WHO TEACH EFFECTIVELY. (4) THE PROJECT HAS ESTABLISHED SEVERAL AREAS OF NECESSARY CHANGE IN THE TRAINING OF SECONDARY TEACHERS, NAMELY (A) MORE RELATION OF PRACTICE TO THEORY IN METHODS COURSES, (B) GREATER USE OF ON-SITE COURSES (WITH THE NECESSARY PRESENCE OF A COLLEGE INSTRUCTOR) TO DEMONSTRATE THE REALITIES OF THE SCHOOLS, AND (C) GREATER UTILIZATION OF FACULTY IN THE ACADEMIC AREAS IN TEACHER EDUCATION. THE PROJECT HOPES TO MOVE AHEAD WITH CLOSER COOPERATION BETWEEN THE SCHOOL AND THE COLLEGE, AS WELL AS TO DEVELOP NEW AIDS FOR THE SUPERVISING TEACHER. (RP)
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Authoring Institution: California State Coll., Los Angeles. School of Education.
Identifiers: California State College Los Angeles; PROJECT TEACH