ERIC Number: ED167271
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: 0
A Model Curriculum for Preparation of Bilingual-Bicultural Trainers for Child Development Associates. Part 1: Development.
Texas State Dept. of Community Affairs, Austin. Office of Early Childhood Development.
This description of the development and evaluation of a model training curriculum is part of a series of three documents which together constitute a guide to the training of the Bilingual-Bicultural Child Development Associate (CDA) trainer. The introduction focuses on the objectives, background and philosophy of the Texas Bilingual-Bicultural CDA Trainer Program. The first section reports on the implementation process during the second year (October 1977 to August 1978), touching on aspects of program administration, recruitment, training, and roles and responsibilities of the staff and trainees. Also described: implementation of the curriculum, integration of academic and field experiences; awarding of credit, and the proposed degree plan. The second section describes student, faculty, and students' employers' evaluations of the program. Copies of evaluation forms are attached. The appendix includes copies of various forms and agreements used in the training program. (CM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Child Caregivers, Competency Based Teacher Education, Cross Cultural Training, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Formative Evaluation, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Teaching Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas State Dept. of Community Affairs, Austin. Office of Early Childhood Development.
Identifiers: CDA; Child Development Associate; Texas
Note: For parts 2 and 3, see PS 010 426-427 ; Best copy available