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ERIC Number: ED015758
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jun
Pages: 13
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TEACHING INTERNSHIPS-CORE PROGRAM.
Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale.; Midwest Technical Education Center, Clayton, MO.; Saint Louis Community Coll., MO.
TO DEVELOP TEACHERS FOR STUDENTS IN SEMIPROFESSIONAL OR CAREER PROGRAMS, THE JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT OF ST. LOUIS AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY AND THE SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY UNDERTOOK A MIDWEST TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER PROJECT, FUNDED BY THE FORD FOUNDATION AND CALLED THE TEACHING INTERNSHIP-CORE PROGRAM. GRADUATE CREDIT, AS WELL AS FINANCIAL HELP, CAN BE OBTAINED FOR THIS PROGRAM, WHICH OFFERS THE FOLLOWING--(1) INTERN TEACHING, (2) OBSERVATION OF MASTER TEACHER METHODS, (3) ORIENTATION TO STUDENT PERSONNEL SERVICES, (4) ORGANIZATIONAL ORIENTATION, (5) CASE STUDIES, (6) FIELD EXPERIENCE, (7) COURSE WORK, AND (8) SEMINARS. THE CANDIDATES MUST BE COMPETENT IN AN ACADEMIC OR TECHNICAL DISCIPLINE RELATED TO TECHNOLOGIES IN AGRICULTURE, BUSINESS, ENGINEERING, HEALTH, AND PUBLIC SERVICE, MUST COMMUNICATE WELL, AND MUST BE AWARE THAT TEACHING (INSTRUCTIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT) IS THE MAIN RESPONSIBILITY OF THE JUNIOR COLLEGE, AS OPPOSED TO SUBJECT RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION IN THE UNIVERSITIES. THE INTERN'S PERFORMANCE WILL BE EVALUATED AND HE IN TURN WILL EVALUATE THE PROGRAM. CONSIDERABLE BENEFIT IS EXPECTED FOR THE SCHOOL, THE TEACHERS, AND THE STUDENTS. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale.; Midwest Technical Education Center, Clayton, MO.; Saint Louis Community Coll., MO.
Identifiers: FORD FOUNDATION; ILLINOIS; Illinois (Carbondale); Midwest Technical Education Center MO; MISSOURI; Missouri (Saint Louis)