ERIC Number: ED114374
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Nov
Reference Count: 0
College of Education, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida. Research Monograph.
Mohr, Paul, Ed.
The first report in this research monograph, "Black English as an Instructional Tool for Teaching Arithmetic," states that black elementary school students in a suburban school improved in ability to do math problems after a 6-week program in which Black English and easier-to-read words were used in the problems. At the same time, a control group of white students regressed in math skills when taught from the conventional textbook. "The effects of a University-based Tutoring Program on Reading Skills of Elementary pupils" is the title of the second report which describes the success of elementary education majors from Florida A & M College in improving reading performance of black elementary school children they tutored for two months. This was seen as a solution to the manpower shortage in the schools and a way to give potential teachers useful experiences. The third report, "A Study of the Effect of the Thirteen-College Curriculum Program Physical Science Course on the Scientific Attitude of College Students," reports that this particular course stimulated more emotional, intellectual, and total favorable attitudes toward science in college freshmen than a traditional science program. Males and females were equally responsive to the more innovative course. The last report, "Teacher Education: A Status Report," surveys black teacher education colleges and compares them to white colleges in terms of characteristics such as curricula, educational concepts, field experiences offered, use of behavioral objectives and individualized instruction, and accreditation. (CD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida A and M Univ., Tallahassee. School of Education.
Note: Prepared for the 1974 Teacher Education Conference Sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board (Atlanta, Georgia, November 9-11, 1975)