ERIC Number: ED244954
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
1984 Report to the Profession: Data Show Innovation, Change. Special Report.
AACTE Briefs, v5 n5 Jul 1984
Survey responses from 517 member institutions of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education are reported. The first section depicts the nature of the institutions (public land grant, public non-land grant, independent liberal arts, church-related liberal arts, private university, and predominantly black), and the patterns of education degrees offered by each type. Faculty information, presented in the second section, includes data on the number of faculty on hard-money contracts, the nature of their assignment to duties, their salaries, and degrees held. Ethnic and gender characteristics of student populations are reported in the third section. The fourth section summarizes data on the use of screening tests for admission, use of standardized tests for graduation and/or certification, and kinds of basic skills tests employed for any purpose. The fifth section provides information on number and types of degrees presented by the institutions. In the sixth section, information concerning summer programs is presented. The final section reports on the status of changes in teacher education programs. Data are reported in tabular format with narrative analysis. (JD)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Degrees (Academic), Educational Change, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Minimum Competency Testing, National Norms, Program Improvement, Schools of Education, Student Characteristics, Summer Programs, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.