ERIC Number: ED543932
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1959
Reference Count: 0
Teachers of Children Who Are Hard of Hearing: A Report Based on the Findings from the Study, "Qualification and Preparation of Teachers of Exceptional Children." Bulletin, 1959, No. 24
Mackie, Romaine P; Harrington, Don A.
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
This publication is one of a series reporting on the nationwide study, "Qualification and Preparation of Teachers of Exceptional Children," which has been one of the major continuing projects of the Office of Education. This publication reports that part of the information from the broad study which has bearing on the qualification and preparation of teachers of children who are hard of hearing. The findings represent the opinions of many leaders in this field. Document contents include: (1) Introduction; (2) Competencies Needed by Teachers of Children Who Are Hard of Hearing (The Committee Report; Teachers' Ratings of Competencies; Teachers' Evaluation of Competencies; Comparison of Competencies as Rated by Itinerant Teachers and Classroom Teachers; Teachers' Self-Ratings of Proficiency; A Comparison of the Committee Report and The Teachers' Evaluations); (3) Education and Experience (Teachers' Evaluations of Specialized Preparatory Experiences; Student Teaching with Hard of Hearing Children; Teaching Experience with Normal Children; Professional Preparation for Teacher Candidates); and (4) Summary and Implications. Appendices provide: (1) a description of the Office of Education study, "Qualification and Preparation of Teachers of Exceptional Children"; (2) information about the 100 participating teachers of children who are hard of hearing; (3) statistical procedures and results; and (4) excerpts from inquiry forms. (Contains 9 footnotes, 6 tables, and 1 graph.) [This bulletin was prepared in collaboration with Frances W. Doyle, Vivian S. Lynndelle, Eleanor C. Ronnei, Alice Streng, and Betty C. Wright. Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Teacher Qualifications, Student Teaching, Teaching Experience, Hearing Impairments, Itinerant Teachers, Deafness, Teacher Competencies, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teacher Education
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Authoring Institution: US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education (ED)