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ERIC Number: ED022735
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 77
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Insite. Fourth Annual Report to the Ford Foundation (July 1, 1966-June 30, 1967). Part III, The Acroclinical Semester: Elementary Division.
Buffie, Edward G.
Section 1 of this report reviews the background planning and basic program components of the elementary division acroclinical semester, a 16-credit hour accelerated program designed to correlate instruction in professional methodology with the psychology of learning and student teaching. Section 2 details more fully the scheduling of the 9-member faculty and 44 students for the 5-block organizational plan: Block 1--field work, orientation, and simulation; Block 2--methods course work in learning objectives, content, planning, materials, and evaluation combined with psychology seminars emphasizing case study techniques, teacher-pupil interaction, and deviate behavior; Blocks 3 and 4--continuation of courses and seminars along with increasing classroom responsibilities from observation and planning to preparation, participation, and teaching phases; Block 5--full teaching responsibilities plus weekly seminars and clinics as appropriate. Section 3 lists the program content in the methods topic areas; in the specialized methods areas of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies; and in the seminar and student teaching phases. Included are the forms used for student evaluation. Section 4 presents the faculty and student assessment of all phases of the program with recommendations for the 1967-68 acroclinical semester. Related documents are SP 001 557, SP 001 683, SP 001 684, SP 001 686. (JS)
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Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. School of Education.