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Teaching in America: The Common Ground

A Report of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute


Contents

Preface
______Adrienne Y. Bailey
Introduction
______James R. Vivian
1. The Concept of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute: The Primacy of Teachers
______James R. Vivian
2. Encounter with a City: Education and the Promise of Local History
______Howard R. Lamar
3. The City in Black and White and Color: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Life in the City
______Robert Johnson Moore
4. The Play's the Thing
______Thomas R. Whitaker
5. Poetry and Paintings: Teaching Mood, Metaphor, and Pattern Through a Comparative Study
______Jane K. Marshall
6. On Batting .667: Three Courses for the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
______Robin W. Winks
7. Finding the Key: Teaching Detective Fiction in the Developmental Classroom
______Pamela M. Price-Anisman
8. Teaching a Science Seminar in the Teachers Institute
______Maurice J. Mahoney, M.D.
9. Teaching about Prenatal Development in Biology
______Elisabet O. Orville
10. Teaching Teachers: A Faculty View of the New Haven Teachers Institute
______Richard H. Brodhead
11. Teaching Through: The University and the Development of Minority Literature
______Michael G. Cooke
Appendices:
An Evaluation of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
______Ernest L. Boyer
An Evaluation of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
______Robert Kellogg
Summary of Principal Findings: Report on Questionnaires Administered in 1982 to New Haven Teachers
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Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute Seminars Offered Between 1978 and 1982
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The Authors
______
Acknowledgment
______

A publication of the College Entrance Examination Board: New York, 1985.

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Copyright © 1985 by College Entrance Examination Board. Introduction and Chapter 1 © 1985 by James R. Vivian. Chapters 2-10 and the Appendix © 1983 by Yale University for the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute. Reproduced by permission. All rights reserved.

Second printing, 1997.

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Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 84-73171.

ISBN: 0-87447-192-3.

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