ERIC Number: ED213680
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Conference on Operation PROTEACH (Gainesville, Florida, October 7, 1980). Report No. II.
Florida Univ., Gainesville. Coll. of Education.
This monograph presents a report on the second PROTEACH Conference, held at the University of Florida, Gainesville, in October 1980. One purpose of the conference was to hear from the task force that prepared a report on the nature of knowledge appropriate to teacher education. Another purpose was to identify generic domains of performance of professional teachers. The first paper presents a description of the development of the project, the planning and implementation of PROTEACH, and the goals and tasks that will be met as it progresses. The findings from the task force to provide an overview of the project are summarized. An Operation PROTEACH Task Force paper was also presented, in which the general characteristics of knowledge were identified and defined. Another conference paper discussed factors that should be considered in redesigning teacher education programs and emphasizes close collegial cooperation between colleges of education and school districts. The varying roles that preservice students should be prepared for before they enter teaching are outlined. The fourth conference paper presents a selective summary of research studies regarding the content of generic pedagogical knowledge and skills; precis are given of various studies. Reports of small group discussions are included, as well as a summary of the concluding panel discussion on the conference. (JD)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, College School Cooperation, Competency Based Teacher Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Minimum Competencies, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Development, Public Education, School Role, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Role, Teaching Skills
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville. Coll. of Education.