Rod McDonald

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Churchlands College

Place of Publication

Churchlands, Western Australia


McDonald, R. (1977). Work-Study Innovative Teaching Programme (WSITP) : evaluation report. Churchlands, Australia: Churchlands College.


The Work Study Innovative Teaching Programme (WSITP) was introduced in 1977. This followed the submission of a research proposal to the Assistant Vice Principal (Research Planning and Development) of Churchlands College by a group of interested staff, and the subsequent approval by the College that the programme be offered on a pilot basis for one year.

To quote from the original proposal: "WSITP will use a continuous practice-teaching experience as a means of helping students to become teachers rather than just lecturing about teaching. The WSITP will be designed to assist students in their exploration and discovery of personal meanings about subject matter, people, purposes and learning about methods and about themselves...

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