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ERIC Number: ED015393
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 25
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SPECIAL PROGRAMS UNDER TITLE I, HIGHER EDUCATION ACT OF 1965, AUGUST 1966 - OCTOBER 1967. FINAL REPORT.
State Univ. of New York, Farmingdale. Agricultural and Technical Coll.
IN 1966, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT FARMINGDALE DEVELOPED THREE NONCREDIT DAYTIME PROGRAMS IN EDUCATION FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE. GATEWAY TO CAREERS FOR WOMEN, A 15-SESSION WORKSHOP, PROVIDED FIELD ASSIGNMENTS, JOBFINDING SKILLS, AND COUNSELING. NEW HORIZONS FOR LATER YEARS WAS A 10-SESSION PROGRAM FOR OLDER MEN AND WOMEN PREPARING FOR RETIREMENT. MEDICARE-AIDE TRAINING PROGRAM PROVIDED A 10-SESSION WORKSHOP TO TRAIN MEN AND WOMEN AS PAID OR VOLUNTEER NURSES AIDES. ALL PROGRAMS INVOLVED GUEST SPEAKERS, FIELD TRIPS, FILMS, NEW TECHNIQUES IN GROUP GUIDANCE, AND CREATIVE TEACHING MATERIALS. ATTENDANCE WAS WELL ABOVE AVERAGE FOR ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS. SOME OF THE PARTICIPANTS RECEIVED TUITION GRANTS AND TRANSPORTATION STIPENDS. INSTRUCTORS INCLUDED A NURSE, A SOCIAL WORKER, AND THREE ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS WORKING IN A TEAM TEACHING SITUATION. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT EXCEEDED EXPECTATION AND MEDIA COVERAGE WAS EXTENSIVE, THE GREATEST RESPONSE COMING FROM NEWSPAPER ARTICLES. REQUESTS FOR MATERIALS AND INFORMATION HAVE COME FROM MANY ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS, AND THE STAFF HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN RELATED CONFERENCES, PROGRAMS, AND ADVISORY GROUPS. DURING THE 1967-68 ACADEMIC YEAR, AN EXPANDED CURRICULUM WILL PROVIDE TRAINING FOR NURSES AIDES, LEADERS, HARD-CORE UNEMPLOYED WOMEN, AND TEACHERS AIDES. (PT)
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Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Farmingdale. Agricultural and Technical Coll.
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