ERIC Number: ED073479
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
New English, New Imperatives.
Maloney, Henry B., Ed.
These nine papers presented at the 1969 Spring Institutes for chairmen of high school English departments and supervisors are intended to promote critical analysis of the schools and educational reform. The papers are (1) "Dartmouth and After: Issues in English Language Teaching" by Albert H. Marckwardt; (2) "English: Liberal Education or Technical Education?" by Fred T. Wilhelms; (3) "A Language Policy Across the Curriculum" by Nancy Martin; (4) "Toward a Response-Oriented Curriculum in Literature" by James R. Squire; (5) "Education and the Fourth Reform" by Edward Simpkins--recommends the use of technology to accomplish educational goals; (6) "Base for Creative Affirmation" by Delores Minor--suggests educational reforms to better serve the needs of socioeconomically and culturally deprived students; (7) "Creativity" by Geoffrey Summerfield--reiterates the need to foster creativity in students as a continuous stance; (8) "Who Let the Students In?" by Ernece B. Kelly--explores the phenomena of student culture and student power; and (9) "Responsibilities and Structures" by Geoffrey Summerfield--discusses the need for promoting confrontations with life in the classroom. Thirty-five provocative statements from the nine papers are appended as "Points for Discussion." (MF)
Descriptors: Creativity, Curriculum Evaluation, Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, English Education, Language Arts, Liberal Arts, Literature Appreciation, Relevance (Education), Socioeconomic Background, Student Interests, Student Needs, Student Subcultures, Teaching Conditions, Technology
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.