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ERIC Number: ED139763
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 130
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
CBTE; A New Venture in Teacher Education. Sixth Cycle Report of the Grambling-Ouachita Teacher Corps Program, March 1971-May 1973. Final Report.
Richards, Helen L.
A summary report is presented of the Grambling College-Ouachita Parish Sixth Cycle Teacher Corps Project. Designed to improve the educational opportunities available to low-income students and to assist the college in bringing about basic changes in teacher education, the project had as its objectives: (1) to incorporate individually paced activities and personalized learning into the teacher education program; (2) to initiate and implement performance-based professional education at Grambling College; (3) to develop interdisciplinary and field-based teacher education; (4) to operationalize an elementary school with team teaching and differentiated staffing approaches; (5) to operationalize an elementary school with a performance-based curriculum; (6) to develop a competency-based program for team leaders; and (7) to facilitate school-college-community interaction. The document is divided into four sections. Section One describes the following facets of the program for the period 1971-1973: (1) plans for program operation; (2) participant recruitment; (3) faculty training; (4) pre-program orientation; (5) mini-school philosophy and schedule; (6) teacher intern welfare; (7) graduate credit for team leaders; and (8) plans for transition from preservice to inservice. Section Two provides an evaluation of the college, classroom, and community phases of the program. Part Three describes the achievements attained during the program, and a reprint of the "New Venture" brochure developed by the college to describe the program. Section Four provides appendixes including various questionnaires, lists of participants and schools, course requirements, and activities. (MB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Teacher Corps.
Authoring Institution: Grambling Coll., LA.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana