ERIC Number: ED024837
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Changing Undergraduate Business Teacher Education Programs to Prepare Teachers for Culturally Different Youth. Report of an Institute (Temple University, June 3-14, 1968).
Schultheis, Robert A.; Vaughn, Alvin
This summer institute was designed to upgrade teacher educators in business education departments of urban universities and state colleges. Specific purposes were to increase their knowledge of culturally different youth and programs for these youth, and to provide an opportunity for them to develop and implement teaching units for such programs. There were 13 participants from Philadelphia and New Jersey who represented nine colleges and four school systems. Major presentations were: (1) "Negro Subculture and Family Organization" by Zelda Samoff, (2) "Human Relations and the Education of Teachers" by Charlotte Epstein, (3) "Teacher Attitudes and the Black Student" by Novella Williams, (4) "Problems Related to the Education of Black Students in Philadelphia" by William Mathis, (5) "Project 120: Training Teachers for Ghetto Schools" by Bernice Samalonis, (6) "Changing the Perceptions of Negro Slum Students Toward Office Work" by Estelle Popham and others, and (7) "Cognitive Problems of the Disadvantaged Student in Business Education Subjects" by Doxey Wilkerson and others. Also included are 16 teaching units, one content outline for a course of study, and a bibliography of 112 books. (EM)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Blacks, Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Conference Reports, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Ghettos, Inservice Teacher Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Instructional Materials, Office Occupations Education, Secondary Education, Speeches, Summer Programs, Unit Plan
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Dept. of Business Education.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.