ERIC Number: ED040689
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Feb-4
Reference Count: 0
Ann Arbor Conference on Preservice Preparation of College Biology Teachers, January 8-9, 1970.
Commission on Undergraduate Education in the Biological Sciences, Washington, DC.
This report of the first regional CUEBS conference on the subject of the preparation of college biology teachers contains: (1) a schedule of the conference; (2) a list of the participants; and (3) summaries of the major papers and discussion as well as the reports of the working sessions. The papers included: "Problems in the Administration of Teaching" by Erich Steiner, "On Becoming a College Teacher" by Frank M. Koen, and "Technological Aids to Education" by Hazen J. Schumacker, Jr. The working sessions concerned themselves with: (1) "a model program for making the teaching experience a learning experience for the teaching assistant;" (2) "a model program for the orientation of new teaching assistants;" (3) "alternatives to the traditional Ph.D. program;" and (4) "the proper role of research in the proper preparation of college biology teachers." The report concludes with brief statements by the participants of what was being done at their institutions to improve preservice preparation of college biology teachers. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Undergraduate Education in the Biological Sciences, Washington, DC.