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The Minicourse in Teacher Education. A Report on Minicourse Utilization in Teacher Corps Programs [microform] / Beatrice A. Ward and Others
Bib ID 5256509
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Ward, Beatrice A
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1972 
73 p. 
Summary

This monograph, divided into three sections, describes minicourses, outlines their possible application, presents reports from three teacher training institutions that demonstrated minicourses in conjunction with their Teacher Corps programs, and suggests guidelines for minicourse utilization in teacher education. The first section discusses the following: (a) characteristics of the minicourse as a source of self-directed; competency-based teacher education; (b) a minicourse training model; (c) skills presented in minicourses; (d) supporting experiences; and (e) applications in teacher training. The second section presents an overview of the Minicourse Utilization Centers at three institutions followed by reports from Teacher Corps project members at these institutions. These reports discuss utilization design, problems and recommendations, and further applications. The final section offers 11 guidelines for utilizing minicourses, including discussions of: (a) program size; (b) selection of minicourses to be offered; (c) pretraining evaluation to determine course participation; (d) progression through courses; (e) orientation of trainees; (f) provision of training sites; (g) distribution of course materials; (h) time for minicourse work; (i) troubleshooting and guidance; (j) evaluation; and (k) monitoring performance. (PD)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Teacher Corps.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Guidelines.  |  Laboratory Training.  |  Microteaching.  |  Schools of Education.  |  Teacher Education.  |  Trainees.
Form/genre Books.
Other authors/contributors Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA
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