ERIC Number: ED238892
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Recurrent Education and the Teaching Role. A Collection of Papers Prepared for the ERDC Seminar on Recurrent Education and the Teaching Role (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, November 1980).
Hewitson, Mal, Ed.
In these papers the authors consider the changing societal context for education, examine concepts and research on existing recurrent education practice, and document constraints on and future prospects of inservice education for teachers. The introduction provides an overview of the teaching role in the paper, "Recurrent Education for Teachers, Some Research and Development Considerations" (H. Beare and T. van Raay). In part 1, entitled the "Changing Context," the following are presented: "Technological and Social Changes--Implications for the Recurrent Education of Teachers" (B. W. Smith); "Non Formal Education: Implications for the Recurrent Education of Teachers" (M. Gloster); "Changing Patterns of Student Participation, Student Expectations and Employment Opportunities for Students--An Overview of Some Implications for the Recurrent Education of Teachers" (P. Cameron); "The Changing Age, Composition and Structure of the Teaching Force--Some Implications for the Recurrent Education of Teachers" (K. Keogh); and "Commentary, Part 1" (M. T. Hewitson). Part 2, the "Theory and Practice of Recurrent Education and the Teaching Role," includes: "Recurrent Education and the Professions--Some Research Findings" (E. A. Sommerlad); "Recurrent Education Needs Arising from Changes in Parent, Community and Employer Links with Schools" (D. Pettit); "Teacher Participation: Learning on the Job" (G. Evans); "A Case-Study of Four Religious Teaching Orders: Implications for Teacher Participation and Recurrent Education Needs" (E. Whitehead); "Recurrent Education for Teachers: A Knowledge Utilization Approach" (P. B. Botsman); "Concepts of Recurrent Education: Philosophies, Policies and Implications for Teaching Practice in Technical and Further Education in Australia" (M. Buxton and P. Keating); and "Commentary, Part 2" (M. T. Hewitson). Part 3, "Present Constraints and Future Prospects" (M. T. Hewitson), examines the role of research and development in relation to the future prospects of recurrent teacher education. (JD)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Technology, Employment Opportunities, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Inservice Teacher Education, Lifelong Learning, Nonformal Education, Postsecondary Education, Religious Education, School Community Relationship, Social Change, Student Attitudes, Teacher Education, Teacher Role
Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 4, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601, Australia ($12.40).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Education Research and Development Committee, Canberra.