ERIC Number: ED045267
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep-18
Reference Count: 0
The Effects of a College Teacher Training Project with Emphases on Mexican American Cultural Characteristics. An Evaluation Report.
Valencia, Atilano A.
The major purpose of the Sacramento State College Mexican American Educational Project is to provide prospective teachers with an in-depth understanding of the cultural heritage, acculturation problems, and other behavioral characteristics found among Mexican American children. Components of the project include (1) a teacher-training program; (2) a fellowship program for Mexican American college students; (3) a cross-discipline approach which incorporates anthropology, psychology, sociology, and linguistics (Spanish for Spanish speakers); (4) a demonstration school and training center; (5) a curriculum development laboratory; (6) community involvement programs; (7) a teacher-administrator institute; and (8) a 6-week travel study in Mexico for both experienced and inexperienced teachers. Included in the document are statistical analyses and findings, along with a resume of recommendations. (EJ)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Southwestern Cooperative Educational Lab., Albuquerque, NM.
Authoring Institution: Sacramento State Coll., CA.