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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE SEVEN Seek Best Teaching Method Lower-Ranking Students Are Studied in Program at SIU Merry Maids 4-H Meeting at Moro CARBONDALE—An unusual placed on scholastic probation. experiment, in higher education, A Krnlislic Query Using college frcslinien as suh-i "There is a higher drop-oul jeets and aimed at. finding the '' a ' p '" tho staU> *<' l10 " ls " ia » in lower-ranking high school g4 ,ad-i a( ' af|ortlically s ' ITlil « r privulf in- uates' place on the college (•nm- pus, is nearing completion at Southern Illinois University. Actually, total results of Ihe ! si Millions," 1he director 1 experiment was in it in led .standards were set. Cohen said, and students knew they were expected to meet them. l.'wd TeiiehhiK Aids Using an experimental approach with wide opportunity for trial and revision, Group 1 Carroll came to attend the reunion of the Carroll family Sun day. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Hancock are MORO The Merry Maids 4-H home from a fishing trip to Table girls will meet Friday evening Rock Lake at Cape Fair. Mo. at the home of Linda Cooper. -Some fine specimen of bass daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nor- brought home with man Cooper. On Monday eve- Mrs. Paul Roley ning. .miie ID. the group will oi Champaign are have a swimming navty at the week at the home of her parents. Y\VCA. Alton, beginning al f, M"'. and Mrs. Maurice Uorsev. p.m. Honored at Show or MORO—Mrs. Maurice porsey enlerlained Sunday afternoon with a shown 1 for her niece. Mrs. Vern Covington. wife of the Rev. Vern NOW OPEN 3 NIGHTS A WEEK-MON. THURS.-FRI. 9 to 9 them. and children: visiting this of these conditions and the limited research which lias heen done on the problem. II Isjtures instructors used films, special methods, illustrated lee-! , ' and other leaching aids experiment will not be appar-|n realistic (|uery, in the best \ extensively. On occasion, t h ej ent for some lime, according lojlradition of its director, Robert ,T. Kibler. | cated to serve the people of a , from How the work of sludeiils who were n parl of the experimonl compares in the future to dial of academically - mulched students not involved will be carefully watched. Known as Ihe "Experimental Kreshman Year," the study was undertaken by SIU last fall to examine selection procedures for admitting poor achievers into college; to develop and lest curricula, leaching techniques uni\ fisities dedi-:s|urlenls heard guest distant points lecturers via tele- slate." Covington of Madison. in games wore Mrs. Mrs. Max Musgraves, Mrs. Ma.xine F3uiggeman. Mrs. Caroline Watsek. and Miss Pat Dorsey. Mrs. Covinglon belore her mar- i Phone nml public address sys-1 ^.^ u ,, s Miss ,-,„„„ MllsK ,, lvr . selected stu-:U>in hookup. i daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. Max random into! "Applicability of the edueii-j Musgravc of Alton, entered the) tional method;; used in Group l! Morn Notes MOHO — K. II. AleC.ollum is home from Lutheran Hospital, St. A total of 21!) dents, placed at three test groups, experiment at the beginning of! for the education of the school year. The year's work planned Tor each group differed masses of general college stu- in in varying degree from Hint of Ihe normal freshman year. "The most unique group. C.roup 1, was planned by Harold Cohen chairman of Ihe SHJ design: moaning dents was the primary concern; LtmiSi w | K , rr | lc WHS haspilali/txl program, Ihe past week. The Rev. Father Donald establishing the Cohen sHid. "To achiwe success | in I h e experimental program; | . () | | ()f L()| . ( , cj|y o|)jo j( . f( S(1( , s( would have liitle practical i ()| ^ } , , m( | i^,,'^ RHlp'h Vol/. and O ||| (T n'latives in Alton. Kalher the methods and Big Complex LONDON A male elephant in one of Kngland's /oos is reported lo he under a psychiatrist's care. SAVE WITH THRIFTY S. D. 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Morris called lor faculty' deals received special eotinsi'l- recommendaliotis on such a ing, were limited to lighter study in 19(51. course loads than normal, and In Croup L 6(i slurienls enter-,\vore required lo lake remedial '•(I a foneenl rated program of course.- lo learn study and e.\- inlegraled study cnvironm uliiiK received major emphasis, j and examination of personal at-; Karly in Ihe program, sludenls j l iludes. Modern toaehing mi- [ up lo four hours al a f chine in.-l ruction also was used., with periodic breaks, in: Third group students enroll-! meetings. Study lime wa.s:ed for regular courses. selors. and the students wnc involved 'in extensive lest ing. A I'nurlh group of sludriils ac«- . demically m;.itclied lo Ilio.-c in Ihe e.xpcriinental groups is being chosen from olher freshmen who entered Southern during the year. Although Ihesc slii'lonls arc not \ 0 Membership mailer. Study animation skills, communication! 1 . , , . 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