ERIC Number: ED023626
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Jul-8
Reference Count: N/A
Appalachia Cooperative Program in Teacher Education.
National Inst. for Advanced Study in Teaching Disadvantaged Youth, Washington, DC.
This report of three conferences (held on July 8, 1967) conducted in conjunction with the Appalachia Cooperative Program in Teacher Education begins with an introduction plus an orientation to and a description of the Appalachia Area Project. Included for each conference are an outline of conference objectives, papers presented, and a summary of small group discussions. Conference A focused on "The Disadvantaged Pupil"; papers presented were "A Cultural Approach to the 'Disadvantaged'" by O. Norman Simpkins and "Disadvantaged Youth" by Nathan L. Gerrard. Conference B centered on "Educational Programs for the Disadvantaged Pupil"; papers presented include "Enrichment Through Family Involvement" by Ora M. Poling. "Pupil Services" by James C. Smith, "Types of Reading Programs" by Martha Cottrell, and "Factors That Would Improve Our Present Program" by Jake Moser. Conference C was concerned with "Preparing Teachers for Teaching Disadvantaged Youth"; "Preparing Teachers for Teaching the Disadvantaged Pupil" was presented by Theodore L. Soistmann. A 1 1/2-page "Project Evaluation" concludes the report. (SG)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Conference Reports, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Educationally Disadvantaged, Learning Theories, Poverty, Reading Programs, School Community Relationship, Student Personnel Services, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Role, Teaching Experience
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Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Advanced Study in Teaching Disadvantaged Youth, Washington, DC.