ERIC Number: ED123201
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Mar-19
Reference Count: N/A
Role Based Teacher Education (RBTE)--A Process Approach. Social Role Theory Applied to the Development of Science Teacher Competency.
Nous, Albert P.
In this speech, Role Based Teacher Education (RBTE)--a form of generic Competency Based Teacher Education (CBTE) programs proposed in the sixties--is described. It is stated that RBTE is designed to be an adaptive process for professional development in teaching. The RBTE prototype developed and reported in this speech is delineated into a cyclical four-phase process: (1) developing sets of expectations, (2) the role response, (3) status and professional identity, and (4) developing a perspective of the person within the organization. The goals, focuses, and outcomes for each phase are described. Finally, the author discusses two viewpoints concerning the development of competencies and the social order operating to attain these competencies. He examines (1) the differences between prescribing competencies for the individual and constructing them through the action of the incumbent, and (2) the differences between controlling and prescribing the social order or situational interaction of many incumbents in the environment and allowing the social order to emerge as the incumbent enacts professional behavior in the situational setting. (PCB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA.