ERIC Number: ED059149
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Aug-25
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Cooperative Exchange Program: Evaluation Report. Summer Program, July-August, 1970.
Cesta, Carmen A.
OBJECTIVES: To give teachers experience in business firms to help them improve teaching of vocational courses. DURATION: July-August 1970. AUDIENCE: Nine teacher participants are listed in the areas of business education, industrial arts, distributive education, industrial and technical education, occupational education, and guidance counseling. CURRICULUM: Details are not included, but participants were placed with the New York Telephone Company, IBM, Holiday Inns, insurance companies, and department stores. TEACHING METHODS: Formal teaching apparently was not involved, and experiences varied according to the company with which the participant was placed. MATERIALS OR FACILITIES: No special materials are identified. EVALUATION: The director states that participants benefited a great deal from the experience, enabling them to improve their teaching methods in business and vocational courses. MODIFICATIONS: Teacher participants made 11 recommendations for modifications in stipends, reimbursement for travel, communication with school districts, information for participating businesses, greater involvement of counselors, and diversification of the types of businesses participating. (MBM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Teacher Education and Certification.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Bureau of Educational Personnel Development; Education Professions Development Act