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ERIC Number: ED018413
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Pages: 35
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Reference Count: 0
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GLEANINGS FROM A SUMMER INSTITUTE.
Twin City Inst. for Talented Youth, St. Paul, Minn.
IN THIS REPORT TO THE ENGLISH TEACHING PROFESSION, THE TWIN CITY INSTITUTE STAFF DESCRIBES ITS CURRICULUM EXPERIMENTATION WITH ACADEMICALLY TALENTED HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DURING THE SUMMER OF 1967. THE FOLLOWING COURSES ARE BRIEFLY DISCUSSED IN THEIR REPORTS--(1) COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC, IN WHICH THEORY AND PRACTICE WERE BALANCED, AND EXPOSITION AND PERSUASION WERE STRESSED, (2) HUMANITIES, WHICH WAS ORGANIZED AROUND TWO THEMES--"MAN THE HERO" AND "MAN AND THE GODS," (3) LITERATURE AND MAN'S SEARCH FOR COMMUNITY, IN WHICH MOTIFS OF ALIENATION, DESPAIR, AND THE SEARCH FOR A PLACE IN SOCIETY WERE EXPLORED IN CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE, AND (4) LITERATURE OF PROTEST, IN WHICH THE NATURE OF PROTEST--WHAT PROMPTS AND EXPRESSES IT--WAS EXAMINED IN PLAYS, ESSAYS, NOVELS, AND POEMS. EACH REPORT INCLUDES AN OVERVIEW, A STATEMENT OF GOALS AND PURPOSES, LISTS OF MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED, A PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE, DOMINANT TEACHING TECHNIQUES USED, SUGGESTED TEACHER-PREPARATION REQUIREMENTS, A STATEMENT OF THE IMPLICATIONS OF EACH COURSE FOR REGULAR SCHOOL PROGRAMS, AND BIBLIOGRAPHIES OF FILMS AND OF TEXTUAL AND BACKGROUND MATERIALS FOR BOTH TEACHERS AND STUDENTS. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Twin City Inst. for Talented Youth, St. Paul, Minn.
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