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ERIC Number: ED015261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar-1
Pages: 38
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Reference Count: 0
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THE PREPARATION OF CURRICULUM MATERIALS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHERS FOR AN EXPERIMENTAL APPLICATION OF THE CLUSTER CONCEPT OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AT THE SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL. PHASE II, CLUSTER CONCEPT PROJECT. SECOND QUARTERLY REPORT.
MALEY, DONALD
OBJECTIVES DURING THE PROJECT'S SECOND QUARTER WERE TO (1) COMPLETE THE SELECTION OF TEACHERS, (2) COMPLETE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM, (3) INITIATE THE TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM, (4) HOLD ORIENTATION MEETINGS FOR COUNSELORS AND ADMINISTRATORS INVOLVED IN THE PILOT PROGRAMS, AND (5) OBTAIN MATERIAL AND INFORMATION FROM INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS AND BUSINESSES ABOUT PREPARING THE SELECTED TEACHERS TO TEACH THE JOB ENTRY TASKS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE OCCUPATIONAL CLUSTERS. AN INTERVIEW SCHEDULE WAS USED IN A TAPE-RECORDED INTERVIEW WITH EACH TEACHER CANDIDATE. ROKEACH DOGMATISM SCALE WAS ADMINISTERED TO OBTAIN AN INDICATION OF COGNITIVE RIGIDITY AND FLEXIBILITY. USING A COMPOSITE OF THE INFORMATION, AN EVALUATION PANEL SELECTED THREE TEACHERS FOR EACH OF FOUR COUNTIES. THREE TEACHER PREPARATION SESSIONS INVOLVED ANALYZING A JOB ENTRY TASK, WRITING BEHAVIORAL OBJECTIVES, AND FORMULATING A FORMAT FOR ARRANGING INSTRUCTIONAL INFORMATION. ORIENTATION SESSIONS ACQUAINTED COUNSELORS AND ADMINISTRATORS WITH THE PROJECT PURPOSES AND ENCOURAGED THEIR COOPERATION WITH THE PILOT PROGRAMS. POSSIBLE INDUSTRIAL RESOURCE PERSONNEL WERE IDENTIFIED. PROPOSED OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE THIRD QUARTER ARE GIVEN. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS FORMS USED IN TEACHER SELECTION. RELATED DOCUMENTS ARE VT 002 165, VT 002 166, VT 002 167, VT 002 491, AND VT 002 356. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park.
Identifiers: Cluster Concept Program