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ERIC Number: ED436214
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
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The Mentor/Talented Students Honors Program at SUNY Rockland.
Draper, Samuel; Hazelton, Nancy; McNamara, James; Kahn, Robert
This paper consists of four sections by different authors. Section 1: History of Honors at SUNY Rockland. (by Samuel Draper, founder of Honor's Program). Discusses the development of the honors program at Rockland Community College from the late 1960's. Honors courses originated in the late 1960's and in 1977 the college founded the Mentor Talented Student Honors Program (MTS) to better recruit high-performing high school students and prepare them for transfer to prestigious universities. Section 2: Teaching in the MTS Honors Program (by Nancy Hazelton, Professor SUNY Rockland). Discusses the role of faculty in the HTS Program, honors curriculum elements, and the responsibilities of mentors. Section 3: A Student's Evaluation of the MTS Program (by James McNamara, College sophomore). Discusses the advantages and benefits of the MTS Program in terms of curriculum, skills acquired, interaction with professors, collaboration with mentors, and transfer readiness. Section 4: Honors at Bergen Community College (by Robert Kahn, Dean, Bergen C.C.). Discusses the benefits to other colleges of being mentored by Rockland's MTS program through the FIPSE project (Fund for Improvement in Post-Secondary Education). (RDG)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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