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ERIC Number: ED017951
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jul
Pages: 416
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE DROPOUT PHENOMENON, A PLAN OF ACTION.
HICKMAN, RALPH C.
A THREE-YEAR SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS AND POTENTIAL DROPOUTS IS DESCRIBED. EMPHASIS IS PLACED UPON--(1) SELF-ANALYSIS LEADING TO NEW ATTITUDES, (2) IMPROVED MASTERY OF ENGLISH, READING, MATH, AND STUDY SKILLS, (3) A SUCCESSFUL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE WHICH INCREASES STUDENT CONFIDENCE, AND (4) A PROFESSIONAL STAFF WHICH IS EXCEPTIONAL IN TEACHING ABILITY AND TRAINED IN EITHER GROUP GUIDANCE, VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE, OR TEAM TEACHING. THE SCHOOL WAS ATTENDED BY 300 STUDENTS. SPECIAL ASPECTS OF THE PROGRAM INCLUDED--(1) A CURRICULUM BASED ON THE CREATIVE ANALYSIS APPROACH TO PROBLEM SOLVING, (2) PARENT INVOLVEMENT, (3) HEALTH EXAMINATIONS AND DEFICIENCY CORRECTION, (4) FIELD TRIPS, (5) TRAINING IN TEST TAKING, (6) CAREFUL TEST INTERPRETATION, (7) ENCOURAGEMENT OF EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES, (8) AN EXTENSIVE FOLLOWUP PROGRAM, AND (9) VARIATION OF CLASS SEQUENCE FOR EACH STUDENT EACH DAY. THE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION COVERS THESE AREAS--THE NEED FOR THIS TYPE OF SCHOOL, COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE, VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE, DROPOUT STUDIES, CURRICULUM, EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES, HEALTH APPRAISAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL DATA AND EVALUATION, THE FOLLOW-UP, PROGRAM EVALUATION, DROPOUTS COMPARED TO STAY-INS, WHAT WAS LEARNED ABOUT THE DROPOUT, AND A PILOT DROPOUT PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS COMPLETING SIXTH GRADE. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Orange County Dept. of Education, Santa Ana, CA.
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