ERIC Number: ED033904
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Excellence in Teacher Education. 1968 Distinguished Achievement Awards of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
The University of Maryland received the distinguished achievement award for its development and implementation of the Teacher Education Center concept as a unified approach to the study of teaching and supervision. Recognition awards were also given to (1) The University of New Mexico for its New Elementary Teacher Education Program combining the teaching of methods courses and actual laboratory experiences in a modular approach; (2) Western Michigan University for its Master's Degree Program for the Teaching of Culturally and Educationally Deprived Children and Youth; (3) San Francisco State College for its Sausalito Teacher Education Project (STEP) to prepare teachers for an ever-changing society; (4) Saint Olaf College for its Perspectives on Teaching Program. Special recognition was given to Ohio University for A Case Study of Ohio University International Education Projects in South Vietnam, Western Nigeria, and Northern Nigeria; Towson State College, Coppin State College, and Morgan State College, Maryland, for their consortium of theory and practice in the inner city; Knox College, Illinois, for its Summer Institute for Cooperating Teachers; Chadron State College, Nebraska, for A Program of Innovative Approaches; and Stout State University, Wisconsin, for The American Industry Teacher Education Program. (The announcement booklet contains brief descriptions of award-winning programs and of the 92 other entries.) (JS)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary School Teachers, Field Experience Programs, Practicums, Programs, Teacher Education
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, No. 1 Dupont Circle, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($0.50)
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Distinguished Achievement Awards Entry