ERIC Number: ED042697
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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A Summary of the Feasibility of the Georgia Educational Model for Teacher Preparation--Elementary, With Conclusions. GEM Bulletin 69-28.
Johnson, Charles E.; Shearron, Gilbert F.
This document summarizes the report of an investigation (SP 004 171) which established the feasibility of developing and operating the Georgia model program for the preparation of elementary school teachers (ED 025 491). The three objectives are listed: to determine feasibility of the model in projected sustained operation, to develop a strategy for implementation, and to provide cost estimates for development and implementation. Procedures for the investigation are outlined: selection, orientation, and training of staff; examination of the theoretical, technical, and socio-psychological feasibility of each component; etc. The 5-year strategy for development and implementation is described briefly--a six-stage plan of sequential induction of instructional phases leading from preparation and planning of the preprofessional phase to sustained operation of all three phases (preprofessional, professional, and specialist) by July 1975. Estimated costs are summarized (e.g., $18,370,000 for the entire 5 years of program development and operation and $4,035 for each of 1200 students during the first year of sustained operation.) Estimated costs are also compared to costs of continuing the present program (at the University of Georgia). The conclusions, 30 generalized findings which summarize the highlights of the feasibility study, are listed under the same headings used to describe the model program subsystems: Development, Instruction, Evaluation, Management, and Cost. (JS)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Coll. of Education.