ERIC Number: ED152211
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Minority Students in Allied Health and Science. A Conference Report.
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. Inst. for Higher Educational Opportunity.
Papers presented at a conference/workshop that focused on the subject of increasing minority representation in the fields of allied health and science are provided. The role of undergraduate education in preparing students for allied health careers and suggestions for curriculum planning and development are given in the first two papers by Mary E. Milliken and Ralph C. Kuhli. These are followed by a presentation on the teaching of communication skills in preparing students for careers in allied health, with emphasis on minority students by William G. Pickens and two papers on consortia arrangements for allied health programs by Phillip H. Bucken and Randal Carter. The remaining papers and authors deal with: (1) selective recruitment of minority students for allied health programs (Eddie Morris); (2) Project Black Awareness - Health Careers (Carolyn Russell); (3) retention through student support programs in science (Carolyn Russell), (3) retention through student support programs in science (Winifred Harris); and (4) supportive services for minority students of sciences (Herman Young). (SPG)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Opportunities, Communication Skills, Conference Reports, Consortia, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Science Education, Student Recruitment
Southern Regional Education Board, Institute for Higher Educational Opportunity, 130 Sixth Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30313 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. Inst. for Higher Educational Opportunity.