ERIC Number: ED087717
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Nov
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A Composite Field Based Performance Program with an "Adopt-A-School" Component.
Indiana Univ. Southeast, New Albany.
In the preparation for this teacher education program for a developing institution, five common factors were identified as worthy for incorporation into the program. The five factors based upon a research study of exemplar field programs, were as follows: a) early and continuing field experiences, b) correlation between class and field, c) teaching centers, d) performance-based individualized experiences, and e) clinical professors. All five were developed into the program. The program involved all undergraduates in both elementary and secondary education; it provided field experiences from entry at the freshman level to exit a graduation on a progressively sophisticated basis; and it included an "Adopt-A-School component. The latter provided the student whith another opportunity to work in schools in various socioeconomic settings and with pupils at various achievement, administrative, and maturity levels. The component gave the student experience in different teacher roles, including working with students in discussions and independent study, tutoring, and performing teacher clerical work. The "Apopt-A-School" component also demonstrated increased college-school cooperation. (Author/JA)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ. Southeast, New Albany.