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Principles and Issues Underlying the Indian Teacher Education Program at the University of Saskatchewan. Monograph No. 4.
Barnett, Don C.
Defining both the general and specific aims of the Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP) at the University of Saskatchewan, this monograph presents a detailed program description. Specifically, the following are discussed: (1) Equal Certification (special certificates of any kind which limit a minority group in any manner are not considered justifiable, since Native graduates with the Standard A Teaching Certificate should be entitled to teach in any school in the province); (2) Admission Policies (soliciting, screening, and personal interviews employed to identify applicants with a grade 12 academic achievement and a 65 percent average, or those out of school one full year with a grade 12 achievement and a 60 percent average, or those 20 years of age and over); (3) Orientation Principle; (4) Tutorial Services and Academic Performance (problem derived from physical, instructional, or personal causes are identified and statistics presented); (5) Counselling (individual, couples, family, and group counselling services); (6) Adaptation of Course Content (attempts to develop background knowledge and competencies for teaching via use of materials relevant to Native culture); (7) Field Experiences (five week practice teaching situations in each of the five semesters); (8) Future Development (focus on an off-campus program; the practicum; and program research and evaluation). (JC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Admission Criteria, American Indians, Certification, Counseling Services, Cultural Awareness, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, School Orientation, Speeches, Student Teaching, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum, Tutorial Programs
Indian and Northern Education Program, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N OWO ($1.00)
Publication Type: Books
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Authoring Institution: Saskatchewan Univ., Saskatoon. Indian and Northern Curriculum Resources Centre.
Identifiers - Location: Canada (Saskatoon)