ERIC Number: ED192777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Reference Count: 0
For the Sake of the Children: A Native American Program. Final Evaluation Report. Institute for Library Training of Media Aides and Support Personnel.
Lemon, Donald; Anderson, Karen
A 7-month training institute for librarians at American Indian reservation libraries is described in this report. Goals of the institute were to provide the 19 hours of coursework necessary for the participants to qualify for library certification, and to develop specific skills and competencies related to the special needs of area reservation communities. Curriculum profiles are provided for each of the courses; modifications, based on the institute policy of on-site training and a required two weeks per semester on campus, are explained. Also profiled are the staff and 10 participants in the institute. Photographs and brief descriptions are provided for the seven sites, where workshops and practical skills were supervised by visiting university staff, and special benefits of the program are discussed. A final evaluation report, registration information for the institute, and schedules for on-campus instruction are appended. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks.