ERIC Number: ED024783
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Development of Post-High School Wage-Earning Programs in Home Economics Education Utilizing the Resource Guide Care and Guidance of Children. Final Report.
Dales, Ruth J.; Buis, Anne G.
A 3 week institute was held at Florida State University to study and interpret the curriculum guide, "Child Care and Guidance", which was designed to prepare teachers to be teaching assistants in child care centers. The 40 participants from 34 states represented 2-and 4-year colleges, area vocational-technical schools, high schools, and administrators at the state level. Analysis of evaluation reports returned by participants 6 months after the institute are categorized in the document according to junior college, 4-year college, day care and welfare, area vocational-technical schools, high schools and administration. Reported activities include: (1) sharing information and materials with colleagues, community, and professional groups, (2) organizing and establishing programs, (3) inservice training, (4) establishing advisory groups, (5) serving as consultants for educational facilities and community child care programs, (6) preparing certification curriculum, (7) conducting surveys, and (8) acting as a catalyst to inform and impress state leaders with the need and urgency for post-high school programs. A bibliography of books, pamphlets, periodicals, films, records, songs and supplementary information on child care curriculum, facilities, nursery school operation, details for conducting the institute and lists of participants and consultants are included.
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Child Care Occupations, Child Development, Conference Reports, Curriculum Development, Educational Planning, Inservice Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Leadership Training, Occupational Home Economics, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation, Resource Materials, Speeches, Summer Programs, Teacher Aides
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Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. School of Home Economics.