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1 -25 10/2/67 FOR RELEASE: TIURSDAY, OCT. 5, 1967 Inter-collegiate cooperation in the Tampa Bay area is paying off for ew Colle e students and area professional teachers. A special course in elementary and secondary school curriculum and instruction, given by the College of Education of the University of South Florida, is currently being held on the New College campus. to enable New College students to vork toward teacher certification, the course is also open to area teachers who wish to keep current with educaOional trends. !nstrucoor for the course, which is described as dealing with "curriculum scope, sequence and interrelationship, with a critical evaluation of current trends," is Lee DuBois, director of interdisciplinary programs at USF and associate professor of education. DuBois, who received his bachelor's and .aster's degrees from orthwestern University, is a specialist in the areas of eurriculu. and instruction, school administration and inatruetioual leadarabip, and creati activity with children.
r NEW COLL!GE Page 2. which Sevent n w Coll ge tud nte are r 1 tered for the class, eta four hour ach Wednesday night. The cours had ita g nea1s last year with a single ew College tudent and prof or. econd-ye r student Ch ryl r.l-1hort r, who is s .tudying music, wanted to be certifi d to teach in the public schools. Cheryl w co uting twice weekly to the University of South Florida to obtain ome of the n eded credits. She con ulted with her f culty advtsor, Dr. Rollin B. Po ey, about the poaihility of having th cour e taught locally and cited con id r ble student intere t. Dr. Posey went to USF to talk with Dr. J an A. Battle, Dean of the College of due tion. At that ng nd a later on at ew College, they found nough interest to warrant the beginning of the current coura The w College students still re outnumber d bv profee tonal teacher ho com froM a f r s Char ott County to take the course. The reanon e from the unity h he n eo great, in fact, th t elaas had to ove from ita cheduled cl to the 115-ae t teaching auditorium. Tuition for t1 course, which beara five credit hours at USF, is borne by the college for ita students if they indic t they wish to be c rtifiad s public school teachers after graduation. 30-