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ERIC Number: ED018739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 1
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A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PROBLEMS IN TEACHING ADULTS AS REPORTED BY TEACHERS OF ADULTS AND DIRECTORS OF ADULT EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOL REIMBURSED HOME ECONOMICS PROGRAMS IN NEW YORK STATE DURING THE PERIOD 1960-1962.
FERRANTE, LOUISE ANN
AN INVESTIGATION WAS MADE OF PROBLEMS AND PERSONAL NEEDS IN NEW YORK STATE REIMBURSED PROGRAMS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ADULT EDUCATION IN HOME ECONOMICS AS SEEN BY TEACHERS AND BY ADULT EDUCATION DIRECTORS, OF PROGRAM AND TEACHER CHARACTERISTICS, AND OF DIFFERENCES IN ASSESSMENTS BY TEACHERS UNDER DIFFERING TYPES OF CERTIFICATION. QUESTIONNAIRE RESPONSES WERE OBTAINED FROM 315 TEACHERS AND 216 DIRECTORS. TEACHER SUBGROUPS DIFFERED SIGNIFICANTLY ON THE NUMBER AND KINDS OF PROBLEMS CHECKED AND ON HELP DESIRED. DIRECTORS DIFFERED SIGNIFICANTLY FROM TEACHERS IN RATING MAJOR PROBLEMS AND KINDS OF HELP DESIRED. (STUDENT ATTRITION, HOWEVER, WAS JUDGED THE PRINCIPAL PROBLEM BY BOTH THE TEACHER AND THE DIRECTORS.) DATA ON TEACHER CERTIFICATION, DUTIES, EXPERIENCE, AND EDUCATION, AND ON SUCH PROGRAM ASPECTS AS SUBJECT FIELDS, CLASS LOADS, SCHEDULING, TEACHER SALARIES AND RECRUITMENT, AND INSERVICE EDUCATION INDICATED A NEED TO INCREASE THE DEPTH AND PRESTIGE OF HOME ECONOMICS EDUCATION FOR ADULTS THROUGH UNDERGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING, MORE FULL TIME ADULT PROGRAMS AND STAFF, A BROADER CURRICULUM, TIGHTER TEACHER CERTIFICATION AND SALARY STANDARDS, AND OTHER MEANS. (THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES 29 TABLES AND 38 REFERENCES) THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM CORNELL UNIVERSITY, ITHACA, NEW YORK. 154 PAGES. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY.
Identifiers: New York