ERIC Number: ED233989
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
The Reform of Teacher Education: A Review of Current Proposals.
Roth, Robert A.
Proposals for reform in teacher education from major organizations are reviewed, summarized, and compared in this document. Concise analyses are presented of: (1) The Need for Quality (Southern Regional Education Board, 1981); (2) "Educating a Profession: Profile of a Beginning Teacher" (American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education [AACTE], 1982); (3) Educating a Profession (Howsam, AACTE, 1976); (4) "Excellence in Our Schools, Teacher Education: An Action Plan" (National Education Association, 1982); (5) Report of the Council of Chief State School Officers' Ad Hoc Committee on Teacher Certification, Preparation, and Accreditation (Council of Chief State School Officers, 1982); (6) "Raising Teacher Quality Levels" (Education Commission of the States, 1982); (7) A Design for a School of Pedagogy (U.S. Department of Education, B. O. Smith, 1980); (8) "Teacher Competence," Focus (Educational Testing Service, 1982); and (9) American Federation of Teachers (AFT), AFL-CIO on "Teacher Education and Retention," (AFT, 1981). Brief descriptions are given on other reports, related to the improvement of the profession, by the National Commission on Excellence in Education, Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching, House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Teacher Corps, National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, and Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities. (JD)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Beginning Teachers, Educational Change, Higher Education, National Organizations, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Proposals, Schools of Education, Teacher Associations, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Salaries
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
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