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Teaching 11
By HELENE SCHIFF
University departments have a wide variety of programs to
make sure that the teaching fellow who is facing his class knows
something about how to teach it.
This classroom situation is not uncommon since approximately
40 per cent of instruction in the literary college at the freshman
and sophomore levels is done by teaching fellows.
Graduate Students
The training these graduate students receive ranges from
formally taught classes to informal discussions with senior members
of the departments. These programs enable the individual de-
partments to relate their particular discipline to teaching. This
is a more valuable system -to the teaching fellow than if all the
teaching fellows from all of the departments were to take a
general teaching course where the individual, departmental prob-
lems of instruction could not be considered in detail.
The English department, with the largest number of teaching
fellows of any department, requires all graduate students teaching
freshman English for the first time to take a two-credit course
on "The Teaching of College English," Prof. H. M. English says.

e

liows Learr
The class meets once a week for two hours to consider both
theoretical and practical issues of the teaching of English.
"We try to give the teaching fellow an understanding of his
own position in the- academic profession," Prof. English says. There
are lectures on topics such as "The Role of Higher Education"
and "The Place of Freshman English in a Student's Curriculum."
On the practical side, the seminar discusses the problems
of grading papers. The class grades a paper collectively to arrive
at a group opinion and to decide what type of comments would
be helpful to the student. In addition, the teaching"fellows con-
sider the management of class discussion and how to have com-
plete participation. They also discuss the problem of plagiarism and
how to teach so that this situation will not come up.
For more individual help, a senior member of the English
department is assigned to visit a teaching fellow's class and to give
him any practical advice or constructive criticism he can, Prof.
English explains.
Training Teachers
A program for training college teachers of psychology has
been in operation in the psychology department since 1951, Prof.
Robert L. Isaacson says. Enrollment in this bi-weekly seminar is
required of teaching fellows during their first year of teaching.

Instructional

Methoc

One of the main aims of this course is to "allow the new
departmental teachers to find that their problems are ones common
to all instructors and to give them an opportunity to share ideas
and solutions," Prof. Isaacson explains.
Part of the seminar is devoted to administrative details of the
introductory courses. However, the main portion of the seminar
is concerned with the role of psychology in a liberal and general
education, he adds.
'No Attempt'
"No attempt is made to inculcate any specific views about
the introductory course. Rather, these are used as a means to
stimulate thinking about educational objectives," Prof. Isaacson
says.
Many academic and professional counselors, testing experts,
deans, motivational and performance theorists have presented their
ideas to the seminar and thus, have "widened the scope of interest
and knowledge of the teaching fellows."
Two Courses
The romance language department offers two courses for the
French and Spanish teaching fellows who are new to the staff.
The French course, "Application of Linguistics to the Teach-
ing of French," is designed primarily to teach the graduate stu-

dents what language is and how it operates, Prof. Ernst Pulgram
explained.
"We don't tell them how to teach, but instead we tell them
about language. If thew know what language is, they will know
how to teach it," he says.
In understanding a language, the instructor must be able
to compare the structure of the language he is teaching with the
native language he is teaching in. It is not enough to be able to
speak the language himself. He must have a "language sophistica-
tion" so he can foretell the difficulties a student may encounter
and know the technicalities of how to overcome these difficulties,
Prof. Pulgram explains.
Outside Reading
In addiion to the regular class meetings the graduate students
are required to do outside reading on the subject of linguistics
and language.
A seminar on teaching sociology is held weekly by the sociology
department for the new teaching fellows.
In this discussion, areas concerning the conduct in the class-
room, problems of grading and the role of the instructor are
covered. "I explain to them that their purpose is not to duplicate
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VOL. LXXII, No. 128

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 1962

SEVEN CENTS

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To Offer Program
In Bio-Engineering
Combines Studies in Many Areas
Of Biological Sciences, Medicine
Bio-engineering, a new educational program in the engineering
college, will be initiated at the University next fall.
The program, which will combine studies in any area of engi-
neering with those in the medical and biological sciences, is de-
signed to train engineering graduates to work professionally in many
areas associated with medicine, dentistry, pharmaceutical and other
biological research, a committee report states.
If he wishes, an engineering student may take courses for credit
in a wide range of biological or medical subjects, including anatomy,
botany, biochemistry, physical chemistry and zoology along with the
{required courses for his chosen

Joint Judic Voids

Senate Finishes Fight

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LSA Senior Election OPll-p al:
Cites Irregularities, Inequities
In C1as Ballotino Adinifistratinn -

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By PHILIP SUTIN
Joint Judiciary Council has voided last week's literary college
senior class officer elections because of careless election administra-
tion that led to irregularities and inequities, Judic chairman; Robert
Berger, '63, announced yesterday.
A Joint Judic statement said that 39 per cent of the votes were
either unauthenticated by signatures certifying the-voter as second
semester juniors or first semester seniors, cast by ineligible voters
or of questionable validity. The failure of election workers to write in
Mal Warwick, a candidate for treasurer who was left off the ballot
by Prrnr the rn YLtinn bl t.Is tI.. o fis,

Passes Ieasure,
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77-16

GOV. JOHN B. SWAINSON
... vetoes redistricting

Men Hit 'Hill'
In Panty Raid
By STEPHEN BERKOWITZ
Between 800 and 1,000 men
swarmed "to ,the Hill" last night
in the season's first panty raid,.
Apparently triggered by a plan-
ned midnight fire drill at Mary
Markley Hall, men began gather-
ing around 11:00 on Madison St.
between West and South Quad-
rangles.
News of the raid was reportedly
passed via the pay telephones in
the Quadrangles. The origin of
the calls has not been ascertained.
Members of the Office of Student.
Affairs could not be reached for
comment regarding this matter.
Joining scattered groups from
East Quad, the wave proceeded
to the women's residences.
Straight to Markley
Arriving about 11:30, the raid-
ers bypassed the older houses and
went directly to Markley.
After a cool reception, they
went to Alice Lloyd, where more,
favorable treatment awaited them.
A group of 10 students climbed
onto the roof over the entrance
lobby. They apparently met no
opposition from representatives of
the deans' offices. -
From Lloyd, the raiders contin-
ued on to Stockwell and Mosher-
Jordan, where they cheered ,as
various articles of clothing and
rolls of toilet paper tumbled from
partially darkened windows.
On To Couzens
The raid continued to Couzens,
Hall, where it began to break up.
At several points during the
progress of the raid women tossed
water and sometimes glass con-
tainers at the men. Between 15
and 20 firecrackers were tossed
during the raid.
While the raiders were behind
Jordan, Investigator for the Dean
of Men Harold Swoverland tried
f to ascertain the identity of peo-
ple who were climbing onto the
large hedges. After a brief ex-
change of shoves, the students in-
volved slipped back into the crowd.
The last stragglers arrived at
Helen Newberry and Betsy Bar-
bour where they were met with
cool disinterest.
SGC To Elect
New Officers
$budent Government Council will
elect new officers at its meeting
tonight.
SGC Treasurer Steven Stock-
meyer, '63, and Administrative
Vice-President Robert Ross, '63,

engineering degree.
He would graduate with an en- Rietin
gineering degree, but would alsog
be equipped to work in 'theseoth-
er areas. Plan ed
The program was worked out by Y e oed
a committee composed of faculty

members in the engineering col-
lege, the literary college, the medi-
cal school and the public health
school.
The committee said that even-
tually, as the program is extend-
ed to graduate studies, a new de-
gree at the graduate level may be
given.
Departments' Authority
The number of academic hours
in the new bio-engineering area
at the undergraduate level will be
determined by the professional de-
partments involved.
Glenn V. Edmondson, associate
dean of the engineering college,
stressed the need for such a pro-1
gram and said that "there are
very few tasks in engineering" now
that are not associated with the
human being and his reactions... "
"Biology has become one of the
working tools of the engineer,"
Prof. Lloyd Kempe of the engi-
neering college, and chairman of
the interdepartmental committee
which will administer the new
program, added.
He pointed out that bio-engi-
neering, itself is not a new idea.
However, the emphasis in all en-
gineering fields on the incorpora-
tion of biological laws into each
and the broad communication be-
tween disciplines that this pro-
gram establishes is, a new ap-
proach, Prof. Kempe asserted.
BULLETIN
LONDON OP)-Damascus Ra-
dio announced this morning the
Syrian army command has dis-
solved the Syrian Parliament
and sealed the nation's borders.

LANSING W) - Gov. John B.
Swainson yesterday vetoed a bill
to carve Michigan's 19th congres-
sional district out of the southern
half of Macomb County and the
southeast corner of Oakland
County.
The bill, sponsored by Sen.
Frank D. Beadle (R-St. Clair)
"seeks to establish greatly unequal
congressional districts that vio-
late the principles of fair and
equal representation for all the
people of Michigan," Swainson
said.
He turned the matter back over
to legislators telling them, in ef-
fect, to try again.
Michigan would get a 19th dis-
trict if the governor will agree to
a plan that is "not too far off
from the one he vetoed," Rep. Al-
lison Green (R-Kingston), House
majority floor leader, said.
A plan, sponsored by Sen. Carl-
ton H. Morris (R-Kalamazoo) and,
generally favored by Democrats
"hasn't a chance," Green said.
Morris agreed with Swainson,
that a redistricting plan should
more closely reflect population. A
House bill, sponsored by Rep.
James N. Folks (R-Horton), now
in the Senate Judiciary Commit-
tee, "is likely to be reported out
of committee if the governor's
veto is not overridden," Morris
said.
In his veto message, Swainson
urged legislators to "reopen delib-
erations on this problem and pro-
vide the people of Michigan a fair
and honest distribution of repre-
sentation."

oy error, tie quesuonao e sua ius of
disqualified candidate Sharon Mc-
Cue at the time of the election
and occasions when ballots were
unattended by poll workers were
also cited by Joint Judic.
Other Complaints
The statement pointed out ad-
ministrative errors in Boards of
Control of Intercollegiate Athletics
and Student Publications and
Michigan Union Board elections,
but said that the complaints re-
ceived were not of sufficient im-
portance to affect the election.
Berger cited Article IV, Section
4 of the Judic constitution, "Coun-
cil shall act as final authority in
questions arising under the elec-
tion rules of Student Government
Council and other organizations
participating in all-campus elec-
tions," as the main basis of Judic
power to invalidate the balloting.
Hard Choice
Administrative difficulties may
have led to the voiding of the elec-
tion, co-elections director Robert
Zimmer, '64, explained. Because
Identification cards do not list
school and year and the problems
of compiling lists of eligible stu-
dents and giving them to poll work-
ers before the election, voters were
asked to sign lists when voting.
Frondizi Snubs
Ultimatum
BUENOS AIRES (RP)-Argentina
President Arturo Frondizi' early
this morning rejected a combined
demand by military leaders for his
resignation. At the same time, it
was understood that Frondizi's
Defense Minister Rodolfo Martin-
ez would offer the armed forces
a compromise solution with Fron-
dizi remaining in office, but with
strict limitations on his power by
the military.

Alumni Laud
OSA Report
By KENNETH WINTER
The Alumni Association has ap-
plauded the efforts of the Office
of Student Affairs Study Commit-
tee and expressed confidence that
the University will, make wise de-
cisions concerning the OSA.
In a unanimous resolution pass-
ed last Saturday, the Association's
Board of Directors called the OSA
Committee's report "a sincere ef-
fort to study and formulate phi-
losophy and policy in this com-
plex area," and offered its assist-
ance to the Regents and adminis-
tration in implementing the rec-
ommendations.,
The resolution held that "it is
a privilege and not a right for
a student to enroll in the U~ni-
versity," and therefore the Univer-
sity has the right to set high
standards of academic- achieve-
ment and social conduct.
Alumni Association General Sec-
retary John E. Tirrell, who had
previously expressed this view in
an editorial in the Michigan Alum-
nus, explained the group's position.
"In many states anyone with a
high school diploma has the right
to attend their universities. One of
the greatest strengths of this Uni-
versity has been that it and the
IAgislature have agreed with the
principle of selective admission
and made it a privilege to attend,"
he commented.
Although the Alumnae Council,
which unsuccessfully attempted to
persuade the OSA Committee to
retain the dean of women's post,
is represented on the Alumni
Board of Directors, the resolution
did not mention this question.

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-AP wirephoto
SEARCH-French troops check civilians through a barbed wire
barricade at the entrance to the Bab el Oued district of Algiers
after battles with secret army terrorists there.
French Bolster Troops
In Srk-onAlgiers
ALGIERS (P)-Long military convoys rolled into Algiers yester-
day to help French garrison troops and riot police bring the 300,000
European settlers of this strike-crippled capital under control.
Army sources said about 60,000 soldiers-most of them newly
freed from field duties by the cease-fire ending the Algerian nation-
alist rebellion-are being massed in Algiers.
French armored cars and half-tracks patrolled the streets.

The day's count for all of Algeria
but two of the dead and all of thev

was 17 dead and 88 wounded. All
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South Splits
Over Issue
After Delay
Final Implementation
Pends Vote in House,
Approval by States ,
WASHINGTON (/P')--The Senate
approved yesterday a proposed
Constitutional amendment to out-
law the poll tax as a requirement.
for voting in Federal elections.
' The' 77-16 vote, more than the
required two - thirds majority,
brought an abrupt end to a fight
that had tied up the Senate bfor
nearly two weeks.
Southern Senators, usually unit-
ed in opposition to civil rights
measures, were split over the poll
tax issue and did not undertake a
full-scale filibuster to block action.
Extra Sessions
For 10 days, however, luring
which the Senate met for extra
sessions and virtually closed down
its committee work, some of them
had resisted preliminary motions
with a barrage of lengthy speeches.
But they called a halt late Mon-
day and didn't take full advantage
of the speech-making opportun-
ties available to them.
The proposed amendment, one
of two civil rights measures urged
by President John F. Kennedy,
now goes to the House.
If approved there, it will leave to
be ratified by three-fourths of te
50 states to become effective. Sen.
Spessard L. Holland (D-Fla) was
its chief sponsor in the Senate.
No House Action
Two years ago the Senate a-
proved the anti-poll tax amend-
ment by a 72-16 vote as part of
a package of three Constitutional
amendments, but the House took
no action on it.
Only five states-Alabama, Ar-
kansas, Mississippi, Texas and Vir-
ginia-still require voters to pay
a poll tax in Federal elections.
Before approving Holland's bill,
the Senate tabled and thus killed
by a 59-34 vote a move by Sen.
Jacob K. Javits (R-NY) to outlaw
the poll tax as a requirement for
voting in Federal elections by leg-
islation, rather than by Constitu-
tional amendment.
Southerners Quit
The Senate had begun to move
after Southern senators subsided
late Monday after conducting a
10-day talkfest against bringing
up the anti-poll tax proposal.
The Southern forces reportedly
decided at a meeting that they
had made thseir position clear to
the folgs back home and that it
would be useless to try to continue
the debate.
I7 1I

DON'T STEP ON THE 'M':
ISign Maze Snares Unwary Pedestrians
By MICHAEL OLINICK
tr "Students are having a rough time avoiding the big 'M' seal in
the middle of the Diag these days: it's the only clear space around.
<s. The seal, which traditionally spells out failing grades for those
who step on it, is surrounded by a score of notices advertising cam-
pus events, mostly outdated.
Many of the signs, once shiny and whole, are worn wrecks covered
with mud and lying in two or three major chunks.
n 5 Advertising-For What?
Among the offenders with out-of-date signs are the College of
Pharmacy (advertising a "Peppermint Twist" dance of last week
where Prof. Hazel Losh of the astronomy department judged the
twisting contest), and the Michigan League (Petitioning Now Open
d March 5-25).
M..The Sailing Club, with a sail boat hitched up to a Volkswagen,
- nnvracth if r-+ap we+ ihc an it.i+ ems vr.i.bits to an n mePtino-

wounded were Moslems. . . .b
The center of Algiers was held Adm inistrator r
by thousands of troops and police.
Armored cars guarded the post- Explode M th b
office building. Helmeted riot Xs
policemen manned machine guns T c
in the park surrounding the aban- in Admissions
doned central administration
building, which has been trans- By JUDITH OPPENHEIM
formed into a barracks. Assistant Director of Admissions
A statement from the army high Byron Groesbeck said yesterdayr
command said the Monday :lash he agrees with the opinion thata
that killed 45 Europeans and "the admissions problem in thes
wounded 120 in the heart of Al- nation's colleges and universitiesr
giers was touched off by demon- is hardly more than a statistical
strators and snipers opening fire myth."
on French soldiers barricading the Fred E. Crossland, director of
el Oued quarter, admissions at New York Univer-
The district is the city's strong- sity, wrote in this month's issue ofE
hold of European resistance and the Journal of Educational Sociol-t
Secret Army agents told newsmen ogy that "there simply are too
the battle was "a terrible blow be- many myths about college admis-
low the belt." sions today."1
French authorities disclosed that These statistics, he wrote, are
12 men, including some well- what caused the admissions "cris-
known in the rebel cause, will make is": the typical college applicantt
up the provisional executive to files three or more applications to
prepare and supervise Algeria's different institutions; more than
forthcoming referendum on inde- 50 per cent of all applications are
pendence. sent to fewer than 10 per cent off
They also announced the cap- the colleges and universities.,
ture of a sector chief of the Secret Only between i5 and 50 of the1
Army, Lt. Comdr. Pierre Guil- 2,000 colleges and universities int
laume. the country have more qualified
applicants than they can handle,t
qie Ce1 he said, pointing out in addition
sad onigoti diinCite Cuban Aid that hundreds of other colleges,
have vacancies.
,,Groesbeck, agreeing that Cross-t
From Soviets land's point is valid, added that
even within some of the colleges,
WASHINGTON OP)-The United whic recvie mnre nnnlicatinn I

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