ERIC Number: ED049878
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Oct
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1970 Annual Report of the Training Center for Community Programs, University of Minnesota.
Harkins, Arthur M.; And Others
Development of projects designed to improve curriculum programs of schools with American Indian student populations in Minnesota and to train teachers and adults to improve educational programs for Indians is discussed in this report by the University of Minnesota Training Center for Community Programs (TCCP). Among the major developments discussed is the Intercultural Specialist Program, which utilizes Cultural Education Specialists selected from the study target area as consultants to the study group. Also discussed is the development of an Indian Education Advisory Committee composed of American Indians who are to work closely with the public schools of Minneapolis. Other projects reported on include the university's Department of American Indian Studies; the TCCP publication program, which deals with research documents related to American Indians; the Native American Cooperative Curriculum Series; the Educational Television Series--The American Indian; STAIRS (Service to American Indian Resident Students); Project Indian Upward Bound; the Indian Group Home Project; the Indian Inmate Education Program; the Ecology Cooperative Curriculum Project; and the Educators' Drop-In Service. The document concludes with a brief review of the university's Experimental Education Program and its functions. A list of TCCP publications on American Indians is appended. (EL)
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Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Training Center for Community Programs.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for Urban and Regional Affairs.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota