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ERIC Number: ED014485
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 111
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Reference Count: 0
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COOPERATIVE STRUCTURES IN SCHOOL-COLLEGE RELATIONSHIPS FOR TEACHER EDUCATION.
SMITH, E. BROOKS; AND OTHERS
INFORMATION ON THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES AND ARRANGEMENTS DESIGNED TO FACILITATE SCHOOL-COLLEGE RELATIONSHIPS IN TEACHER EDUCATION IS PROVIDED BY THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES FOR TEACHER EDUCATION. THE REPORT IS DEVOTED TO DESCRIPTIONS OF ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURES, OF COOPERATIVE VENTURES ESTABLISHED DURING 1964-65, AND OF MODELS FOR COOPERATIVE STRUCTURES. ALSO INCLUDED IS A SUMMARY OF THE WORK CONFERENCE ON COOPERATIVE VENTURES AT WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY. THREE TRENDS ARE NOTICEABLE--(1) THE EXPANSION OF STATE-WIDE PLANS FOR COOPERATION AMONG STATE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION, COLLEGES, AND SCHOOLS, (2) A MARKED ADVANCE IN FORMALIZING ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURES, AND (3) AN ENCOURAGING EFFECT OF THESE STRUCTURES UPON THE FOSTERING OF NEW IDEAS AND EXPERIMENTAL PROPOSALS. THE CHARACTERISTICS OF COOPERATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURES ARE IDENTIFIED IN THE REPORT AS SERVING TO DELINEATE COMMUNICATION CHANNELS, DEFINE AND CLARIFY TERMINOLOGY AND THE ROLES OF COOPERATING INSTITUTIONS AND INDIVIDUALS, DETERMINE AREAS OF JOINT RESPONSIBILITY, DEVELOP CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS, ESTABLISH LIMITATIONS FOR INSTITUTIONS AND INDIVIDUALS, ALLOW FOR OPEN INTERPLAY OF POWERS AND CONCERNS FROM EACH COOPERATING INSTITUTION, ENCOURAGE FLEXIBILITY AND THE INJECTION OF NEW IDEAS, AND PROVIDE A VEHICLE FOR EFFECTING CHANGES IN SCHOOL CURRICULA. MODELS OF COOPERATIVE STRUCTURES ARE DESCRIBED AND ILLUSTRATED FOR THE TEACHING CENTER, AFFILIATED SCHOOL, COOPERATIVE RESOURCE DEMONSTRATION CENTER, COOPERATION IN PRE-SERVICE AND IN-SERVICE TEACHER EDUCATION, AND STUDENT TEACHING COUNCIL. THIS REPORT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM DR. EDWARD C. POMEROY, EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, AMERICAN ASSN. OF COLLEGES FOR TEACHER EDUCATION, 1201 SIXTEENTH ST., N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036, FOR $1.00. (RD)
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
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