ERIC Number: ED102150
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
A Humanistic, Competency-Based Curriculum for Preservice Elementary Teachers.
College of St. Teresa, Winona, Minn.
The purpose of this program has been to develop a competency-based curriculum that will form in prospective elementary teachers the methodology of science teaching reflected in the newer generations of elementary science curricula. The program involves around the basic premise that the student should concentrate not so much on content as on processes and methods of discovery and investigation. It consists of a series of modules, the majority of which involve "hands-on science" and dealing with the real world, whether in the laboratory or out-of-doors. In evaluating the program, a variety of qualities is measured in order to ascertain whether or not the goal is being reached. The two basic qualities are changes in attitude and development of process skills. Significant progress in both these areas is evident. (PB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of St. Teresa, Winona, Minn.