ERIC Number: ED104826
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Dec-1
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A System and Rationale for Performance Based Teacher Supervision Using Modeling, Feedback and Practice Components.
Koran, John J., Jr.; Koran, Mary Lou
Research Bulletin, v9 n2 Fall-Winter 1974-75
In performance- or competency-based teacher education, the training objectives are behavior skills a teacher may use to produce or enhance learning. One technique used to improve skill development is modeling. The trainee is shown either a live, taped, or written model and then attempts to emulate the example. The student receives immediate feedback including positive reinforcement when behaviors are achieved, or information regarding the nature of the performance and ways that it can be improved. Finally, time is given for supervised and unsupervised practice sessions varying from regular classroom to microteaching situations. The components of a training and supervision model should allow trainees opportunity to (a) acquire the behavior, (b) perform the behavior, (c) practice old and new skills, and (d) transfer new skills to new situations and contexts. Teacher centers have been found beneficial in pre- and inservice training and are ideal for modeling situations. When the faculty and staff of school districts collaborate in the training of teachers, they can provide information regarding teaching skills and materials that require training efforts, and master teachers can be recruited from the schools to act as "models" for training, as well as to supervise training. (Figures indicating a sample inservice teacher performance profile, the individualizing mechanisms in performance-based supervision, and the ideal relationship of teacher behavior to student learning are included. (JS)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Teacher Education, Higher Education, Microteaching, Teacher Educators, Teaching Models, Videotape Recordings
Institute for the Development of Human Resources, College of Education, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 (No price quoted)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville. Inst. for Development of Human Resources.