ERIC Number: ED088862
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Nov
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The City College Workshop Center for Open Education.
City Univ. of New York, NY. City Coll. Workshop Center for Open Education.
The Workshop Center for Open Education was formed on the basis of the following factors: a) efforts to construct an alternative to traditional public schools in New York City had galvanized the interests of hundreds; b) teachers who had gotten underway through the Open Corridor program needed a place to continue their development; and c) those trying without advisory support to make first steps towards open education needed help and reinforcement. Supported by grants from U.S. Office of Education, the Ford Foundation, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the workshop is a new resource for all participants in the school process-teachers, principals, supervisors, paraprofessionals, parents, and graduate/undergraduate students--in the New York City area. The center features workshop activities ranging from demonstrations to independent work on individual projects and from single or one-time use to continuous or extended use. The facilities include the following: workshops in exploration of materials for curriculum discussions dealing with problems in class and school reorganization; publications that analyze and disseminate information; a darkroom for photography work applicable to classroom uses; a library for browsing and reference; a kitchen for cooking projects; and space for meetings, film showings, and individual or small-group consultations with staff. (Author/JA)
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Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. City Coll. Workshop Center for Open Education.