ERIC Number: ED241528
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Teacher and the Science of Education. Proceedings of International Colloquy (Prague, Czechoslovakia, October 22-29, 1979).
Petracek, Svatopluk, Ed.; Zlochova, Irina
A report is given of an international colloquy which offered the opportunity for representatives of 11 European countries to exchange views and experiences on further education and self-education of teachers. Discussions centered around five areas: (1) the science of education as a means of raising the effectiveness of the educational process and as part of the initial and further education of teachers; (2) teachers as users of scientific educational information, and scientific information for the teacher, its specific character, sources, availability, communicability, currency, costliness, and other properties; (3) teachers' attitudes toward educational sciences--the fight against empiricism in the teaching practice and scientific control of instruction; (4) acquiring knowledge of educational sciences during the teacher education process and the possibility of purposeful control of this process; and (5) teachers as co-authors of educational knowledge, generalization of educational practice as a source for the development of education sciences, and development of teachers' educational creativity. Included in the report are a list of participants, keynote and response papers, and final recommendations. (JD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: European Information Center of the Charles Univ. for Further Education of Teachers. Prague (Czechoslovakia).