ERIC Number: ED085334
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Restructuring Teacher Education. A Report of the Rationale, Objectives, and Activities of the Houston Teacher Center, 1970-1973.
Houston Univ., TX. Coll. of Education.
This document is a report on the Houston Teacher Center Project. Section one describes the project's rationale and main objectives as they are cast against the broad cultural changes in today's society. It is stated that the purpose of the teacher center in Houston is to promote a systematic approach to change by involving a number of groups in a consortium, each with its own interests and expertise, to develop and maintain a self-regenerating teacher education program for a changing society. Section two summarizes activities in the project that were designed to familiarize persons engaged in teacher education with the various aspects and details of competency-based teacher education (CBTE). A third section outlines efforts to change institutional perspectives on CBTE. Sections four and five examine the process and results of efforts to change by examining the design, objectives, and modules of the CBTE program. Program development, evaluation of student competencies, and project evaluation are central to chapters six, seven, and eight, respectively. A concluding section lists relevant reports, slides/tapes, modules, and other materials which may be obtained from the Teacher Center, University of Houston. (JB/JA)
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Authoring Institution: Houston Univ., TX. Coll. of Education.