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Across Campus

Lab Claims Success with New Method for Latin

The Institute on School Mental
Health Programs for School Ad-
ministrators will open with ses-
sions tomorrow and Monday.
Registration will be held from 5
to 6 p.m. tomorrow in the Michi-
gan Union Lobby. Afterwards, at
7:30, Ralph D. Rabinovitch will
speak on the topic "A School Board
Member Psychiatrist Looks at
Mental Health Problems."
At 9 a.m. Monday, J. Wilber
Edgerton of the Naitonal Institute
of Mental Health will speak on "A
National View of School Mental
Health Planning.
At 1:15 p.m., William C. Kelley,
Leon S. Washkin and Arthur G.
Parkllan will discuss "Improving
Mental Health in Schools-Whose
The sessions, attended by 40 in-
vited administrators and health
To Research
Use of Plastic
For Housing
The architecture college has re-
ceived a $29,400 grant from the'
Agency for International Develop-
ment for research on the feasibil-
ity of plastics for housing in un-
derdeveloped areas.
Most of the work will be done
at the department's research lab-;
oratory and at the Research Cen-,
ter for Economic Development.
The study will delve into the
economic, climatic and structural
aspects of using plastic for low-
cost housing projects.
If the research is successful in
finding which plastics are capable,
of being used to advantage In con-
struction, either alone or combined1
with other materials, the next step
would be the development of house
designs to offer as a guide to other
Professqrs Stephen Paraskevo-
poulos and C. Theodore Larson and
Harold J. Borkin of the architec-
ture college are the members of
the research team.

consultants, is held under a tech-
nical assistant project grant from
the National Institute for Mental
Administration.. .
Focusing on "The Administra-
tive Process," the Midwest Com-
munity College Leadership Pro-
gram will be held Monday under
the auspices of the University,
Michigan State University and
Wayne State University.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. in
George L. Hall, director of the
program, will speak at 10:30 a.m.
in the West Conference Rm. at
Rackham on "Community College
The dinner address will be given
on "Dimensions of Administration"
at 6 p.m. in the, Michigan Union.
The speaker will be E. L. Cushman,
vice-president of an automobile
A summer biological symposium,
under the auspices of the Division.
of Biological Sciences, will be held
all day Monday in Aud. B. The
overall topic is "Cellular and Sub-
cellular Replication."
Norman G. Anderson of Oak
Ridge National Laboratory will
speak on "The Structure of Liv-
ing Systems" at 9 a.m.
Prof. Katsuma Dan of Tokyo,
Metropolitan University will lec-
ture on "Theories of Cytoplasmic
Division" at 10:15 a.m.
At 2:30 p.m., Prof. Herbert Stern;
of the University of Illinois will
speak on "Biochemical Approaches
to Mitosis."
Prof. Edouard Kellenberger of
the University of Geneva will con-
clude the symposium with "Elec-
tron Miscoscopy of DNA-contain-
ing Plasmas" at 8 p.m.
English. . . *
Author, editor and critic Wilson
Follett will lecture on "Perspectives
in the Teaching of High School'
English" at 4 p.m. in Aud. C. It
is part of the Summer Session se-
ries for English teachers.
Physics . ..
G. R. Satchler of Oak Ridge Na-
tional Laboratory will lecture on
"Distorted Wave Theory: of Alpha-
particle Scattering" at 3:30 p.m.
Monday in Rm. 2038 of Randall
Laboratory. The talk is the final
of a "Symposium on Nuclear Spec-
troscopy" sponsored by the physics
Psychology .. .
Prof. Richard L. Cutler of the
psychology department will ad-
dress the First Unitarian Church
at 8 p.m. Sunday on "The Psychol-
ogy of Prejudice." The talk is open
to the public.

... education workshop
Set Project
For Mexico
The education school's program
in comparative education is offer-
ing a special workshop study tour
to Mexico to be held Aug. 5-19.
A two-credit graduate education
course, the workshop will take
place at the United Nations Edu-
cational, Scientific and Cultural
Organization Fundamental Educa-
tion Center at Lake Patzcuaro.
The class has openings for 21
students, and will be directed by
Prof. William G. Merhab of the
Romance languages department.
The students will trek to the
small Indian villages outside the
center, and examine old and new
methods in community education,
as well as overall problems typical
of underdeveloped areas.
In addition to the Mexico pro-
gram-the sixth such tour spon-
sored by the University-the edu-
cation school also holds similar
workshops in Japan and England.

With the success of the new
Latin program-for high school or
University students in beginning
courses-the Language Laboratory
has proven its versatility in solv-
ing any new problems of presen-
tation, E. M. Hamson, acting di-
rector of the Lab, said yesterday.
This new method has several ad-
vantages over the Lab's instruc-
tion in other languages. The stu-
dent is allowed freedom in start-
ing and stopping the tape, permit-
ted to proceed at his own rate of
learning, and the monitor is en-
abled to hear each student and to
be in direct communication with
This new system is a part of
Prof. Waldo Sweet's method for
teaching Latin. Prof. Sweet, of the
Romance languages department,
believes that one doesn't teach but
that the individual must discover
things for himself.
On His Own
Therefore he has devised a sys-
tem where the student proceeds
at his own rate of speed.
Mechanically, the system is sim-
ple. Each student has his own tape
and booth. He reads the program,
then turns the tape on and off to
answer the questions on it. He
should be able to answerreadily
each question on the tape, and
since each tape also has the an-
swers, he can check himself.
Yet he is not held back by the
rates of progress of his classmates,
and, in responding to every ques-
tion, the student has the advan-
tage of individualized, more thor-
ough instruction, Harrnson said.
Monitors All Teachers
The monitors now are the mem-
bers of Prof. Sweet's course in
teaching Latin. They are them-
selves high school Latin teachers
learning the new method.
There are two ways, under the
present arrangement, for the mon-
itors to listen to the students, who
are volunteers from Forsythe Jun-
ior High School.
They can either take the moni-

-Daily-Bruce Charnov
THE LINEUP-Students in beginning Latin courses, either at the high school or University level, will be able to have more individualized,
learn-at-your-own rate instruction in the Language Laboratory. Monitors can help out the student if he runs into trouble understanding
the tapes, or converse with other monitors about the student's progress without interrupting him on the channel.

tor positions above the lab where es the "panic button" (one of the
they can either listen or talk to three switch positions, ON, OFF,
the student or, listen through a and PANIC).
similar device in Prof. Sweet's Unaware of Comments
classroom. Through this demon- The individual student's prog-
stration board, Prof. Sweet can al- ress can be discussed by the moni-
so help any student when he push- tors while listening to him without

University of Michigan

Faculty Music Groups
To Perform11 in Region

his being aware of the discussion
going on.
Comparisons have been made
between the student who learns
Latin through this new method
and those who learn by the so-
called "traditional" methods.
No disadvantages to the new
method have been found. In fact,
most of the students, if not ahead
of their contemporaries using the
older methods, are, at least on a
par with them. The. students, by
"discovering" and continually re-
sponding to the language, also do
not forget what they have learned
after the final exam, Hamson said.
Expansion in Future
Concerning the future of this
program and its extension to oth-
er languages, he said "it will be
extended when other languages
have materials ready for this type
of use."
However, an extension of this
program to all languages offered
at the University would raise many
problems of physical space, Ham-
son noted.
"We have proved the lab versa-
tile and that it can solve problems
of new materials when they ar-

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B'nai B'rith Hillel
1429 Hill
Monday, July 9; Herb David, Folklorist.
Wednesday, July 11, Lecture, "The Cold War
and Defects in America's Peace Move-
ments." By Dr. Bill Livant.
Thursday, July 12, Midterm Mixer.
All Programs begin at 7:30

The Baroque Trio, assisted by
Lawrence Hurst, double bass, will
perform at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in
the Rackham Lecture Hall.
Quartet .. .
The Stanley Quartet, sponsored
by the music school and Wayne
State University's division of adult
education, will present a concert
at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Rack-
ham Bldg. in Detroit. There will
be selections by Mozart, Weebern
and Brahms.
Recital... -
A guest recital will be presented
at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Rack-
ham Lecture Hall. Performers will
be John Dalley, violinist from the
Oberlin Conservatory of Music,
and Sandra Paschal, Grad, pianist.
Peace Corps ...
WXYZ-TV, Channel 7, will pre-
sent at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow a docu-
mentary on the Peace Corps Group
for Thailand trained at the Uni-
Spender ...
Programs of interest on WSMB-
TV, Channel 10 include Stephen
Spender reading and discussing
his own poems at 12:30 p.m. to-
morrow, Oliver Goldsmith's play,
"She Stoops to Conquer,' at 2 p.m.
tomorrow, California sculptor Mer-
rell Gage with a discussion on
character in sculptured portraits

at 11:30 a.m. Monday, novelist and
poet Kingsley Amis in an interview
at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Russel
B. Nye in a discussion of Ameri-
can fictional heroes from 1890 to
1930, at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The University Players will pre-
sent "Five Finger Exercise" in
Trueblood Aud. at 8 p.m. Wednes-
day through Saturday.

-Daily-Bruce Charnov
LISTENING IN-A student is able to read his own tape, turn it
on or off whenever he feels like it, and find the answers to the
questions on the tape under the new method for teaching elemen-
tary Latin in the Language Laboratory.

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Show Films
At Librar
Here is this week's schedule for
free films shown each weekday
starting at 2 p.m. in the Multipur-
pose Rm. of the Undergraduate
Tuesday - Amazon Fam ily,
Dances of India;
Wednesday -The Desert, The
Thursday-Russian Communist
Revolution, Poland: Land under
Friday-Grand Canyon, Seven
Wives of Bahran Gur.
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may get it by applying at Window A,
lobby of the Administration Bldg., hours
8-12 and 1-5, Mon. through Fri.
Attention: Undergraduate and Grad-
uate Men-The Naval Officers Procure-
ment Team from Detroit and naviator
team from Naval Air Station, Grosse
Ile, Mich., will interview potential offi-
cer candidates July 10-14 in the lower
level of the Mich. Union. Will furnish
material on all Navy Officer programs.
Information also available on programs
for college women.
Faculty Recital: Robert Noehren, or-
ganist, will present a recital on Sun.,
July 8, 4:15 p.m. in Hill Aud. He will
perform the compositions of Buxte-
hude, Franck, Hindemith, Vierne, Rog-
er-Ducasse, and Messiaen. His recital
is open to the public without charge.
Robert Noehren will present a second


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opposite Campus Theatre
Campus Parking in S. Campus
Shopping Center

organ recital on July 22, also at 4:15
p.m. in Hill Aud.
Student Recital: Arthur Robert Buss,
bass clarinetist, will present a recital
on Mon., July 9, 8:30 p.m. in Lane
Hall Aud. in partial fulfillment of the
requirements for the degree Master of
Music. He will be accompanied by
Lauradell Peppard, pianist, and assist-
ed by Sharon Crosby, B-flat clarinetist.
Mr. Buss will play the compositions of
Henry Eccles, Alexandre Beon, Ruth
Gipps, and Beethoven. Mr. Buss' recital
is open to the general public.
Degree Recital: Karen Swall, flutist,
will present a recital on Sun., July 8,
5:30 p.m. in Lane Hall Aud. in partial
fulfillment of the requirements for the
degree Bachelor of Music. She will be
accompanied by James Edmonds on
the piano and harpsichord. Composi-
tions Miss Swall will perform are by
Bach, Mozart, Otmar Nussio and Mar-
tinu. Her recital is open to the public.
Lecture: 12th annual conference se-
ries for Eng. teachers: "The Fetish of
Usage" will be discussed by Wilson Fol-
lett, author, editor and critic, on Mon.,
July 9 at 4 p.m. in Aud. C, Angell
Linguistics Forum Lecture: Prof. Karl
V. Teeter, Harvard University, will speak
on "Lexicostatistics and Genetic Rela-
tionship Among Languages" on Tues.,
Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rackham
Minneapolis Civil Service, Minn.-LLB
as Asst. City Attorney. Eligible to apply
if can pass Minn. State Bar within 6
mos. after appt. to position. Also, li-
censed Physical Therapist & Pharma-
cist. May establish Minn. residency after
Scott, Foresman & Co., Chicago, Ill.
(Educational Publishers)-Recent male
grad with courses in prod. & use of
pictorial, audiovisual & audoinstruction-
al materials to assist editors in apply-
ing these media to college textbooks.
Exper. not nec.
Electric Autolite Co., Toledo, O. -
Project Engnr.-ME with 5 yrs. exper.
in machine design & dev. Opening in

field of dev. of specialized equipment
for mfg. of batteries & in analysis of
existing equipment for operation im-
Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild, War-
ren, Mich.-Field Rep. for major indust.
public rels. prog. Male grade in Lib'l.
Arts or Bus. Ad. to make presentations
to Jr. & sr. high school assemblies. Will
also spend time with teachers & school
administrators; handle limited news-
paper, radio & TV publicity. Salary plus
expenses. Employment for this assign-
ment from August 27 to Jan. 1, 1963.
Definite possibility of further oppor-
tunity with Fisher Body or General'
. * e
For further information, please call
General Division, Bureau of Appts., 3200
SAB, Ext. 3544.
The following part-time jobs are
available. Applications for these jobs
can be made in the Part-time Place-
ment Office, 2200 SAB Monday thru
Friday 8 a.m. til 12 noon and 1:30 til
5 p.m.
Employers desirous of hiring students
for part-time or full-time temporary
work, should contact Bob Hodges, at
NO 3-1511. ext. 3553.
Students desiring miscellaneous odd
jobs should consult the bulletin board
in Room 2200, daily.
1-To manage apartment. (Collecting
rents, renting apt., doing mainten-
Graduate Outing Club, Swim & Picnic
-Bishop Lake, July 8, 1:45 p.m., Rack-
ham, Huron St. Entrance.
U. of M. Folk Dancers, Regular Meet-
ing, Dancing, Instruction, July 10, 7:30
p.m., 1429 Hill St.

ance). In exchange a $150.00 apt.
for $90.00. Could be a married cou-
1-Senior or Grad Student with elec-
trical backgrounddand interest.
Will be setting up experiments.
Some experience in ordering, pur-
chasing materials helpful plus tech-
nical background.
1-To cook for one person and live in.
Bus runs by house.
1-Student companion for 17 year old
blind girl. Must live in dorm, For
fall semester.
1-To live with family, doing house
work and taking care of two chil-
dren 5 and 7 years old. Would have
to be willing to go out of town and
spend the summer on Lake Erie.
Would have 1%, days off per week
excluding Sat, and Thurs. Pay rate,
would be $20 per week plus room

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