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ERIC Number: ED113324
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Oct
Pages: 28
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Essays on the Nature and Structure of Teacher Education in America as Related to the Learning Process.
Peters, Richard O.
This paper contains six essays concerning the relationship between teacher education and the learning process. The first discusses various teacher training strategies at the university/college level and in inservice workshops. The second states that teachers should be freed from classroom chores to spend more time on curriculum development and team planning. The third essay focuses on utilizing environmental resource facilities in effective and cognitive learning processes. The fourth essay states that the formalized learning process consists of those activities related to the competencies of instruction and learning, and those that enhance and reinforce affective, cognitive, and motor skills development. It goes on to say that teachers must be trained in all these activities. The next essay discusses the teacher and curriculum instruction. It states that teacher trainees and experienced teachers must become involved in building school programs in order to develop the necessary skills and understandings related to this process. The final essay deals with the roles of the classroom teacher, and emphasizes that teacher training institutions have a responsibility to show their students all the ways these roles might be needed in a classroom situation. (RC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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