ERIC Number: ED055037
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Feb
Reference Count: 0
An Institute Program Designed To Train Vocational Education and Academic Teachers for the Development of Performance Objectives.
Dietz, Thomas S.
The institute, developed through a vocational grant, was designed to implement a program of orientation for teachers that would enable them to develop individualized instruction within their home district. The method involved an instructional learning package which enabled all the facets of self-motivation, self-direction, pacing, and self-evaluation to take place in an individualized manner in the classroom. The package could be validated through a specific task analysis on the part of the teacher. A strong foundation in the writing of behavioral objectives was the basis for the program and enabled participants to carry on an action program of implementation in their home district. The institute had five basic purposes: 1) to orient the participants in the use of behavioral objectives and the construction of student learning packages by utilizing the existing training program developed in Willingboro, 2) to provide individualization on the part of the participants whereby they would progress through 12 segments of instructional learning packets, 3) to provide a broad span of varied learning experiences so that the students could practice self-direction and selectivity, 4) to offer definite suggestions for initiating an action program for the implementation of individualized instruction in the home district, and 5) to conduct a followup survey through the use of an extensive questionnaire. (Author/MBM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Willingboro Public School District, NJ.