ERIC Number: ED263159
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-May-28
Reference Count: N/A
The Group as Support in a Native Teacher Education Program.
Lang, H. R.; Scarfe, D. R.
This study examines a specific Indian/Metis teacher education program which uses the group as a support system--the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP) at Regina. SUNTEP is a part of the Elementary Teacher Education Program of the Univesity of Regina. This paper: (1) discusses the support services and systems provided as a part of Native teacher education programs; (2) surveys the importance and role of the group and stages of development, as indicated by a review of the pertinent literature; (3) describes the SUNTEP (Regina) program and events contributing to group development; (4) analyzes these events in terms of stages of group development and group health and effectiveness; (5) provides conclusions and implications regarding the SUNTEP (Regina) development of the group as support system; and (6) proposes a model for future group development at SUNTEP (Regina). A description of the University of Regina Elementary Teacher Education Program, on which SUNTEP (Regina) is modeled, is appended. (PN)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada