ERIC Number: ED063239
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Jul-31
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An Operational Plan for Program Development in Teacher Education.
DeVault, M. Vere; Golladay, Mary
The major functions of the Operational Plan are the preparation of educational personnel for the schools and research designed to contribute to reform in education. Components of the Plan include a management information system, protocol and training materials, retraining of in-service teachers, interinstitutional cooperation, individualized student recruitment and placement procedures, performance-based certification, and continuing assessment and research. The Operational Plan is an interrelated network of systems and subsystems. Macro-level systems include the Operational Plan itself, the State Model, and the Local Teacher Education Program Model. At micro-level I is the Program Element; at micro-level II is the Instructional Module; micro-level III is the single instructional activity. Realization of the Operational Plan will require coordination of resources at the federal, state, and local levels. Present programs underway in the Office of Education (OE) can contribute significantly as complementary elements. It is recommended that policy leadership be provided through the Competency Based Program presently supported by OE. Programs developed through the Operational Plan are expected to be of benefit to a wide variety of audiences both directly and indirectly. Cost estimates are presented for three alternative 5-year development programs using the Operational Plan. (The CNPPTE report is SP 005 318; the appendixes are SP 005 319 thru SP 005 325.) (RT)
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Federal Programs, Formative Evaluation, Individualized Programs, Institutional Cooperation, Instructional Materials, Management Information Systems, Performance Criteria, Program Costs, Program Development, Protocol Materials, Teacher Education
Allyn & Bacon, Inc. 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Mass. 02210
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.