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ERIC Number: ED021064
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Feb-15
Pages: 109
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MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT TEACHER EDUCATION INSTITUTE--PILOT PROGRAM. FINAL REPORT.
COUCH, REX D.
AN INTERDISCIPLINARY GROUP COOPERATED IN PLANNING, CONDUCTING, AND EVALUATING A TEACHER EDUCATION INSTITUTE THAT WOULD OFFER THE OPPORTUNITY FOR TEACHER PARTICIPANTS TO IMPROVE THEIR TEACHING, PROVIDE AN EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH TO TEACHER TRAINING, AND SERVE AS A MODEL FOR OTHER TEACHER TRAINING INSTITUTES. BEHAVIORAL OBJECTIVES AND PARTICIPANT SELECTION CRITERIA WERE DEVELOPED AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE WAS SELECTED TO CONDUCT THE INSTITUTE. TWENTY-ONE TEACHERS PARTICIPATED IN THE 2-WEEK INSTITUTE WHICH COVERED FORMULATION OF OBJECTIVES, THE TEACHING ROLE OF THE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST, PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS OF TEACHING AND LEARNING, TEACHING METHODS AND TECHNIQUES, FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNICATIONS, GROUP DYNAMICS, OCCUPATIONAL ANALYSIS, LESSON PLANNING, AUDIOVISUAL INSTRUCTION, PROBLEMS OF THE DISADVANTAGED, AND EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT. THE EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE, AN INDEPENDENT ORGANIZATION, EVALUATED THE INSTITUTE. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT ON THE WHOLE THE NEEDS OF THE PARTICIPANTS WERE MET. HOWEVER, SOME EXPRESSED AN UNSATISFIED NEED FOR COURSE CONTENT FOR MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT PROGRAMS. PRACTICE TEACHING WAS THE MOST WORTHWHILE EXPERIENCE. VALUABLE SUBJECT MATTER AREAS WERE BEHAVIORAL OBJECTIVE FORMULATION, LESSON PLANNING, TEACHING STRATEGIES, AND THE USE OF VISUAL AIDS. APPENDIXES INCLUDE AN INSTITUTE ANNOUNCEMENT, SELECTION FORM, SELECTION CRITERIA REPORT, BIBLIOGRAPHY, LIST OF MATERIALS DISTRIBUTED, FORMS FOR EVALUATION OF TEACHER AND INSTITUTE, A LEARNING EXPERIENCES ANALYSIS FORM, AND THE EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE REPORT. (JK)
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Authoring Institution: National Committee for Careers in Medical Technology, Bethesda, MD.; National Council on Medical Technology Education, Memphis, TN.
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