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The Role Of A Curriculum Coordinator, Betty Mays Todd Jul 1976

The Role Of A Curriculum Coordinator, Betty Mays Todd

Morehead State Theses and Dissertations

An applied project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for.the degree of Education Specialist at Morehead State University by Betty Mays Todd in 1976.


Exploring Childhood: Discovering Teens, Nancy Erickson Jul 1976

Exploring Childhood: Discovering Teens, Nancy Erickson

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This is a study of a practicum-based child development curriculum for eighth grade students in a middle school setting. One hundred students were tested on self-image concepts and attitudes toward young children after they had been exposed to the curriculum. The experimental group was involved in the "Exploring Childhood" course which gave them experience in actual child care agencies in the community. The control group students used the more traditional child development unit in the home economics program.

Testing showed that the experimental group made significantly higher self-concept scores than the control group. There was no significant difference between the ...


An Auditory Training Program For Kindergarten, Eileen Holihan George Jan 1976

An Auditory Training Program For Kindergarten, Eileen Holihan George

UNF Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The intent of this project is to develop an auditory training program for kindergarten children which will strengthen auditory perception. The program will identify the essential auditory skills, establish objectives, construct evaluative measures and outline activities that will develop basic auditory perception skills.


Training Teachers To Facilitate Inquiry, J. H. Lake Jan 1976

Training Teachers To Facilitate Inquiry, J. H. Lake

Australian Journal of Teacher Education

Within the broad context of the topic Pre-Service and In-Service Education, I have decided to focus my attention on one rather narrow aspect of the pre-service education of primary school teachers. The topic which I want to consider is one which I have called " Training Teachers to Facilitate Inquiry " The examples which I ' ll use are drawn primarily from the broad field of primary science education. However since the type of intellectual activity involved in inquiry is desired in all areas of the primary school curriculum, I trust that what I have to say will have application beyond the field ...


The Fourth R : Reality Construction And The Sociology Of Knowledge, Prolegomena To Social Studies Curriculum Theory, P. Reynolds Jan 1976

The Fourth R : Reality Construction And The Sociology Of Knowledge, Prolegomena To Social Studies Curriculum Theory, P. Reynolds

Australian Journal of Teacher Education

The nineteen sixties were marked by a revival of interest In the theory of curriculum construction and innovation which was derived from a psychological perspective. However, recent developments would seem to suggest a growing consciousness of the need for a sociological perspective on curriculum theory. This paper represents explorations within the wide field of the sociology of knowledge in an attempt to isolate the main issues of confl ict and controversy.