ERIC Number: ED097790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Interdisciplinary Seminar for the Prevention of Learning and Behavior Problems Among Young Children.
Singh, S. P.
Described is a graduate interdisciplinary seminar held at the University of South Florida from September 1972 through June 1973 on the prevention of learning and behavior problems in young children. Faculty members from the areas of anthropology, guidance, special education, early childhood, and linguistics led presentations and discussions on topics such as the following during Quarter 1: linguistics, anthropology, structure of American English, stages in the acquisition of language, the social structure of language, and children's dialects; topics such as the following during Quarter 2: case study as an approach for understanding the child, the management of dialects in the schools, black-white discrimination, socially conditioned perception, and differences in child rearing practices; and discussion groups focusing on either anthropology, linguistics, or pedagogy during Quarter 3. Seminar evaluation results show highly positive reactions from both faculty and students at the conclusion of the seminar. Also included are abstracts of the seminar topics and the feedback rating scale used to evaluate the seminar. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Educational Personnel Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: University of South Florida, Tampa. Coll. of Education.
Note: For related documents, see EC 070 241 and 369