Publication Date

1966

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Ogilvie, William K.||Johnson, James Allen, 1932-

Degree Name

M.S. Ed. (Master of Education)

Department

Department of Education

LCSH

English language--Study and teaching

Abstract

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the origin or Project English} (2) to assess the extent of federal participation in the Project; (3) to assess the goals and progress of the Project; (4) to determine what progress has been mad# toward those goals (5) to analyze the Project and curriculum centers from the point of view of an experienced Junior high teacher; and (6) to attempt to see implications for implementing the Project’s findings. The procedure of this study was simply to trace the history of the project as it was reported in the professional literature. The Project was then analyzed and criticized on the basis of the investigator's experience, training, philosophy, and background reading in the field of English. The following concisions from the study were drawn by the investigators (1) There was duplication of effort at the curriculum study centers. (2) A great amount of time and retraining will fee needed before teachers and pupils can benefit from Project English. (3) Sot all states nor all schools will benefit equally from the project because of the differing nature of the curriculum centers. (4) Project English has attacked long-neglected problems and will load to alleviation of these problems. (5) The project, will not result in a single accepted National curriculum in English.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

59 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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