ERIC Number: ED109873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The Mark Twain Teacher Internship Program for the Preparation of Personnel in the Education of Adolescents with Special Needs: 1973-74 Program Year.
Fagen, Stanley; Checkon, Stephen
Described and evaluated is the 1973-74 Mark Twain Internship Program, a demonstration project to train teachers of emotionally disturbed adolescents who experience learning and human relations difficulties. It is noted that the program was sponsored by the Montgomery County, Maryland public school system and was funded under Title IV, Education of the Handicapped Act. Sections I and II cover aspects such as the program's history, goals and context and provide an overview of program operations and management (including curriculum and staff development). Evaluated in Section III is attainment of such program objectives as establishing a teacher education faculty for the Mark Twain center, formulating intern selection procedures, developing a competency-based teacher training curriculum, and implementing learning experiences for trainees in five competency areas: psychoeducational assessment, human relations, curriculum development, behavior management, and systems analysis. Section IV summarizes the report. Appendixes include reports by an independent program auditor and by a curriculum review panel. (LH)
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Demonstration Programs, Emotional Disturbances, Evaluation, Exceptional Child Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Interpersonal Competence, Learning Problems, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Psychoeducational Methods, Secondary Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education of the Handicapped Act 1970