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A Joint Educational Venture--The Professional Semester Program.
Arizona Univ., Tucson. Dept. of Secondary Education.
This report contained the description and development of a secondary teacher education program at the University of Arizona. The program was based on the concept of full time involvement of the undergraduate in the public school setting. The Professional Semester Program was located in public schools serving multicultural populations of chicanos, Indians, and blacks. The criteria in the selection of participants were bilingual ability and bicultural experience. The nine objectives of the program were presented, focusing on the cooperation of university faculty members, student teachers, public school personnel, and pupils. The development of the program at Cholla High School, Tucson, Arizona was explained, with stress on the concepts of team teaching and open schools. Budgetary considerations and subjective evaluation procedures were discussed. It was concluded that the Professional Semester Program produced students with attributes of experienced teachers. (BRB)
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Authoring Institution: Arizona Univ., Tucson. Dept. of Secondary Education.