ERIC Number: ED540144
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1928
Reference Count: 0
Professional Preparation of Teachers for Rural Schools: Abstracts of Addresses Delivered at a Conference Called by the United States Commissioner of Education, at the Lenox Hotel, Boston, February 25, 1928. Bulletin, 1928, No. 6
Cook, Katherine M.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
This bulletin contains abstracts of the addresses delivered at a conference called by the United States Commissioner of Education to consider problems concerned with the professional preparation of teachers for rural schools. They were prepared from copies of the addresses or abstracts of them furnished by the speakers who prepared or delivered them. The conference was attended by persons engaged in the special preparation of teachers, supervisors, and administrators for rural-school positions representing 30 States. The conference was called to order by the Commissioner of Education, John J. Tigert, who explained briefly the policy of the Bureau of Education concerning the calling of conferences and who set forth the special purposes of this particular conference in substance. Following the Letter of Transmittal, Program of the Conference, and the Introductory Statement, the table of contents presents the following: (1) The Purpose of the Conference (John J. Tigert); (2) The Use of Activity Analysis in Constructing Curricula for Rural Teachers (Wm. S. Gray); (3) Analysis of Duties Pertaining to the Job of Teaching in the One-Room School (Verne McGuffey); (4) Nature and Extent of Curriculum Differentiation in the Training of Rural-School Teachers (Wm. C. Bagley); (5) The Rural Curriculum as Judged by Graduates (Wm. McKinley Robinson); (6) The Follow-Up Activities of a Teacher-Training Institution with Its Graduates in Rural Schools (E. C. Higbie); (7) Adjustment of the Supply of and Demand for Qualified Teachers: The State's Problem (A. F. Myers and Charles Everett Myers); (8) State Legislation and Regulations to Guarantee an Adequate Professional Staff for Rural-School Positions (Ned Dearborn); (9) Application of Standard Courses to the Specialized Needs of Rural Teachers (R. L. Bunting); (10) In-Service Training for Rural-School Teachers--Needs and Facilities (E. L. Hendricks); and (11) Recent Progress in Preparing the Personnel for Positions in Rural Education (Julian E. Butterworth). (Individual papers contain tables, figures, and footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: One Teacher Schools, Teachers, Rural Education, Rural Schools, State Legislation, Teacher Education Programs, Conferences (Gatherings), Supervisors, Administrators, Curriculum Development, Teacher Responsibility, Graduates, Attitude Measures, School Role, Inservice Teacher Education, Individualized Instruction
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)