ERIC Number: ED022001
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1965
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Educational Specifications for Pre-Technology Facility.
The Richmond Plan is a preparatory program designed to equip high school students for continued education toward a career in a technical field. The three underlying concepts of the Richmond Plan are (1) the experiential, which is basically learner-centered, (2) the interdisciplinary, which is basically teacher-oriented, and (3) the motivational, which is influenced by all controlled environmental factors that will offer the optimum learning climate for both students and teachers. These concepts demand facilities that encourage the interdisciplinary functioning of technical training. Educational specifications for the pretechnology facility should allow for adaption of the interdisciplinary program that will provide a sound general education as well as a specialized pretechnological education. The facility must be designed to meet today's educational needs, as well as to provide flexibility for tomorrow's demands. The educational specifications have been developed so that the architect may develop architectural specifications which will implement the Richmond Plan Concept. In addition to general considerations such as program philosophy and facility implications, educational space requirements for the entire pretechnology facility, the preengineering technology cluster, the paramedical services cluster, and the communicative arts technology cluster are included. (HC)
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Authoring Institution: Richmond Unified School District, CA.; Stanford Univ., CA. School Planning Lab.