ERIC Number: ED195214
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
The Commanding English Program: Its Development, Use, Misuse, and Abuse: A Communication Analysis. Pilot Education Programs, Final Report, 1979-1980. Appendix B.
Hansen, Evelyn Unes
As part of the General College of the University of Minnesota's Pilot Education Program (PEP) (1979-80) for academically underprepared minority group students, background information is presented about the development of the Chicano/Latino PEP package, the way that the Chicano/Latino team functioned; the nature, content, and teaching methods; and outcomes of the program. The oral communication component comprised a course in interpersonal communication and one in leadership and group process for non-native English speakers. This component was supplemented by support from tutors in skills centers and counseling. In addition to a description of the development of the Chicano/Latino package, the following materials are included: objectives of the "Commanding English" course, a list of required courses for the PEP package, course descriptions, and a summary of PEP costs and funding. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Basic Skills, College Attendance, College Students, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Context, Educational Counseling, Educational Objectives, Educationally Disadvantaged, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Latin Americans, Learning Modules, Mexican Americans, Minority Groups, Pilot Projects, Program Costs, Program Evaluation, School Holding Power, Student Attrition, Student Characteristics, Teaching Methods, Tutorial Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. General Coll.