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ERIC Number: ED033539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Aug
Pages: 121
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Building for Quality Education--The Educational Park Concept.
McClurkin, W.D.
Speakers and discussions at this one day conference were dedicated to building for quality education, with major emphasis on the concept of educational parks. The five major speeches are--(1) Advantages and Disadvantages of Educational Parks, (2) Educational Parks: Appalachian Style, emphasizing a twist in the park idea in order to accommodate rural educational problems, (3) A Haven Against Disaster, treating the problem of communication between administration, teachers, and students, (4) Educational Parks in New York City, a discussion of the park concept as it affected New York City with general comments on the importance of local background in working out details of parking planning, and (5) Total Community Planning, discussing the relationship between the school plant, the teacher, and the process of change in educational programs. In general, the conference served--(1) to identify the range of dimensions to educational facility planning, which vary with different school systems and populations, and (2) to emphasize that with the development of the educational park the approach to quality education has changed and is constantly incorporating new ideas. Panel discussions are included. (KK)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Construction Service.; Interstate School Building Service, Nashville, TN.
Authoring Institution: George Peabody Coll. for Teachers, Nashville, TN. Div. of Surveys and Field Services.