ERIC Number: ED164515
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Education's New Dualisms. AFT QuEST Paper No. 8.
Bhaerman, Robert D.
This essay advocates eradication of the line that divides preservice and inservice teacher education. However, when teacher education programs are considered in this unified way, several problems arise. It is these problems that form the basis of discussion here. One problem is the obscurity that exists between noninstructional and instructional tasks. The next problem lies in the definition of a "teacher." After establishing the concept of "teacher," problems of certification crop up. The issues surrounding certification lead to questions of what constitutes professionalism. A discussion of professionalism leads to a discussion of standards. Finally, a new conception of educational personnel is recognized. The author calls these personnel "educational workers." Questions arising from a discussion of educational workers lead to the issue of salary. (MM)
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Personnel, Professional Training, Standards, Teacher Background, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Salaries, Teaching Experience
American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, 11 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($0.35)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC. Council for Quality Educational Standards in Teaching.