ERIC Number: ED062292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jan
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Group Dynamics and the Teacher-Student Relationship: A Review of Recent Innovations.
This report reviews recent innovations in the application of group processes in educational settings. The innovations deal with the use of group dynamics in the teacher learning process and in the improvement of interpersonal relations with students, teachers, and administrators. The report surveys relevant U.S. literature since 1965, concentrating on recent trends, representative applications of group process, and related approaches. Major innovations include a) sensitivity training or T-groups, b) role playing and simulation, c) cooperation through group methods, d) curriculum projects integrating new approaches, e) group process as an approach to teacher sensitivity, f) team teaching, and g) training teachers for new roles. This selective presentation of information presents new needs and challenges useful to teacher trainers, educational researchers and administrators. Basic sources on group methods, and an extensive bibliography are included. (MJM)
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Sponsor: Stanford Univ., CA. School of Education.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Center for Research and Development in Teaching.
Note: Research and Development Memorandum No. 81