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ERIC Number: ED070100
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: 0
The Changing Role of English Education: Selected Addresses Delivered at the Conference on English Education (2nd, University of Illinois, April 2-4, 1964).
Kegler, Stanley B., Ed.
The 11 addresses comprising this monograph indicate the proceedings of the Second Annual Conference on English Education. Included are Dwight L. Burton's definitions of English education as a scholarly discipline; Richard Corbin's discussion of the NCTE report "Research in Written Composition"; Dorothy Pettit's thesis that organic unity is the primary concept to be taught in literature; James M. McCrimmon's survey of language concepts to be taught to prospective English teachers; Morris Finder's idea that the prospective teacher must master methods of inquiry appropriate to literature, language, and composition; George H. Henry's discussion of the general and professional education of the English teacher; Donald K. Smith's call for a "sequence-of-knowledge" English curriculum for secondary schools; Alfred H. Grommon's report on volume V of the "NCTE Curriculum Series"--"The Education of Teachers of English"; James R. Squire's views of present programs and innovations in the education of English teachers; and reports on the Wisconsin and Florida English curriculum development projects. Summaries of group discussions are also provided. (This document previously announced as ED 023 683.) (JB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, English Curriculum, English Education, Inquiry, Language, Language Teachers, Literary Criticism, Literature, Professional Education, Secondary School Teachers, Student Teachers, Teacher Background, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators, Teacher Improvement, Writing (Composition)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.