ERIC Number: ED065478
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Implications of Office of Education Bureau of Research Teacher Education Project for Developing Institutions. Final Report.
Powell, E. C.
The purposes of the Teacher Education Project Study at Jarvis Christian College were to investigate the relevance for small developing colleges of the new models for elementary education and to stimulate the adoption of the systems approach to institutional development in general. A 12-member Project Task Force composed of Jarvis faculty, students, and administrators began its work by meeting periodically to review the summaries of the nine models available in spring 1969. Further activities of the Task Force included on-site visits to relevant experimental and demonstration projects, systems analysis of Jarvis, simulated experimentation in model building and cooperation with the original model builders and the Consortium of Southern Colleges for Teacher Education in model refinements and/or development. The most important conclusions are a) that Jarvis Christian College purposes might be more effectively met by the adoption of systems methods in each area of the college's operation, b) that the Teacher Education Program or "new models" program has relevance not only for departments of education but also Arts and Sciences and higher education, and c) that a total institutional thrust is required in the reconstruction of teacher education or any other system component. A list of recommendations, a 34-item bibliography and appendixes are included. (Author/MJM)
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Authoring Institution: Jarvis Christian Coll., Hawkins, TX.
Identifiers: Jarvis Christian College TX