ERIC Number: ED111767
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Planning and Costing Implications in American Teacher Education Programs.
This report presents a costing model for teacher education programs. It explains that this is necessary since most teacher education innovations in the United States extensively use technological support, and involve high cost personnel, materials, and systems. The report also notes that the present state in planning and cost projections requires not only establishing present and projected realities as to type of school, instructional program, personnel, organization, and management system; but that it also requires organizing the pieces of the training support system in order to support this proposed reality. The report then presents a model for personnel development which specifies activities that surround and support the training event, so that cost factors can be analyzed. The report also describes some of the situational factors which surround the event, and which may or may not affect cost. All of the factors involved in the training event have an actual social and financial or personnel cost, and each has its own outcomes as well. According to the report, the model makes it possible to sort out these outcomes as well as to identify and project cost for the training event outcome itself. The report also states that the model enables evaluation of training programs, identifies gaps to be filled, and points out where redundant effort has been placed. (BD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New England Program in Teacher Education, Durham, NH.