ERIC Number: ED126091
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Dec
Reference Count: 0
A National Commission on Performance-Based Education: Its Feasibility, Proposed Organization, and Program. A Report to the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Volume 1 and 2.
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
The purpose of this report is twofold: (1) it describes a study of the feasibility of creating a national organization to stimulate, develop, integrate, and lead a movement for performance-based teacher education and certification; (2) it proposes creating such an organization. Part 1 is entitled, "A Center of National Leadership for the Performance-Based Teacher Education Movement: The Feasibility Study." This section discusses the content of the study, the goals of the feasibility study, the science and art of performance-based education, and the hope of establishing a national commission on performance-based teacher education. Section II, entitled, "The Design for a National Commission," discusses the organizational structure of the commission and major programs of the commission. Lengthy appendixes, which are included in a separate volume, include: (1) notes on meetings with outside consultants; (2) vitae of coordinating committee members; (3) activities of coordinating committee; (4) program manager position description; (5) model development proposal; (6) a program of training institutes for managers of performance-based teacher education programs; (7) plans for a national information clearinghouse on performance-based education; (8) a program for a national survey and analysis of current performance-based education programs and resources. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rockefeller Bros. Fund, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Note: This document consists of two volumes