ERIC Number: ED043560
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
A Guide to Professional Excellence in Clinical Experiences in Teacher Education.
Smith, Brooks, Ed.; And Others
This booklet of guidelines for the total program of direct and simulated experiences in teacher education has six major sections: 1) Aims of Clinical Experiences; 2) Guidelines to Excellence with Focusing Questions--40 questions on 12 different aspects of the clinical experience programs; 3) Clinical Experiences: Descriptions and Characteristics--description of functions and related activities (laboratory experiences, practicum experiences, differentiated career opportunities), breadth of experience, individualization of program, relation of program elements, and clinical teaching positions (assisting, associate, intern, and pretenure teachers); 4) Supervisory Positions and Qualifications--for 14 different positions including participating teacher, clinical teacher, consultant teacher, clinical professor, affiliated school principal, director or coordinator of clinical experiences, professional organization representatives; 5) Cooperative Control of Decision Making--outline of structure for collaboration, procedures for operation, administration of program, and student involvement; 6) Analysis and Assessment--outline of categories and questions to be considered in developing a program of evaluation. Appended are Definitions, Supportive Technology and Materials in Clinical Experience Programs, and Guidelines for Specialization in Teacher Education. (JS)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Field Experience Programs, Practicum Supervision, Practicums, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, Teacher Education
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Authoring Institution: Association for Student Teaching, Washington, DC.