ERIC Number: ED242671
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Education Admissions Seminar.
The Teacher Education Admissions Seminar (TEAS) is the first course in the education sequence at East Texas State University. TEAS is a required course for all students who wish to enter the teacher education program, and it is suggested for anyone considering teaching as a career. This document contains a description of the seminar's presentation, an outline which serves as a foundation for discussion of the seminar, and a description of the seminar. Ideas for early involvement of students in a teacher education program, enhancing communications with those students, and exploring the implications of teaching as a career are emphasized. Following a listing of course objectives, a TEAS syllabus lists topics covered during each weekly seminar. These are: (1) introduction and overview of seminar; (2) registration for observation field experience and discussion of observation techniques; (3) admission procedures to the teacher education program; (4) degree and certificate requirements; (5) basic skills competency assessment; (6) challenges in public education; (7-9) trends and issues in education; (10) career opportunities in education; (11) professionalism in education; (12) teacher effectiveness; and (13-15) observation of field experiences. Grading procedures, and activities which must be completed to obtain certain grades, are outlined. An appendix contains supplemental materials used during the weekly seminars. (CJB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: East Texas State Univ., Commerce. Dept. of Secondary and Higher Education.