ERIC Number: ED057010
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Improving the Skill of Two Year College Engineering Technology Faculty in Working with Disadvantaged Youth. Final Report.
Brodsky, S. M.
OBJECTIVES: To provide a matrix of factual information based on research and expert opinion, provide a variety of experiences, provide opportunities for the demonstration of specific techniques, and disseminate findings to the technical education community. DURATION: Summer Institute, August 17 - August 28, 1970; Follow-up Program, August 29, 1970 - January 31, 1971. AUDIENCE: Community college engineering technology faculty, 18 male, 2 female. CURRICULUM: Understanding the backgrounds, problems, viewpoints, and aspirations of black and Puerto Rican students, ghetto communities and community agencies, and teacher attitudes. TEACHING METHODS: Large and small group sessions, workshops, videotape, visits to community programs, discussions, films, and reading. MATERIALS: The play,"The Me Nobody Knows." EVALUATION: Includes daily evaluations by participants during Summer Institute, periodic meetings with key consultant personnel, large group evaluation and critique session on final afternoon of Institute, evaluations by key consultant personnel after Summer Institute, and questionnaire completed by participants at end of Follow-up Program. MODIFICATIONS: Include earlier approval decision to facilitate recruiting, increase to 30 participants, assignment of major readings in advance, use of smaller panels, 2 days for ghetto visits, the addition of role-playing, and orientation meetings for participants. (MBM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Authoring Institution: City Coll. Research Foundation, New York, NY.; City Univ. of New York, Brooklyn, NY. Brooklyn Coll.