ERIC Number: ED028143
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966-May
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Individualized Instruction in Teacher Education. Part I and II.
Fall, Charles; And Others
This two-part manual for college teachers of education is designed to provide information about individualized instruction along with resources for teaching a unit on it. Part 1, a general introduction to individualized instruction in teacher education, contains discussion of background historical development in the area of independent study; notes on the Inter-University Project in Teacher Education with full description of the basic five-year design at State University of New York at Buffalo (which emphasizes individualization of the instructional process at each level, intensifying that focus in the independent study practicum during the senior year); and presentation of the general philosophical basis for individualization including lists of program objectives in four areas: overall objectives, individual and specialized competencies and behaviors, attitudes and understandings, and independent study objectives. Part 2 is a pre-planning resource unit which contains notes on student-instructo r planning; a list of 91 "desired outcomes" for individualized study programs; 296 "content outline items"; 85 suggested activities for preservice teacher education students plus 168 more for use with students "working with pupils in schools"; and a list of instruction materials including three films, 25 periodicals, and 61 books. (JS)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Objectives, Independent Study, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Design, Instructional Materials, Practicums, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions, Resource Units, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teaching Guides, Training Objectives
School of Education, State University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14214.
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Buffalo. Coll. at Buffalo. School of Education.