ERIC Number: ED247222
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Competency-Based Teacher Education (C.B.T.E.): A Basic Strategy to Educational Improvement Worldwide.
Sobeih, Nabil Ahmed Amer
Competency Based Teacher Education (CBTE) is examined as a means of providing a systematic approach to handling educational complexity which will lead to modernizing teacher education. Analysis and discussion are offered on: (1) what CBTE consists of and how it functions; (2) CBTE as an educational reform movement in the United States; (3) societal changes underlying the development of the CBTE concepts; (4) use of the systems analysis approach as a fundamental process for CBTE curriculum development; (5) knowledge, performance, and product criteria used in CBTE assessment; (6) basic elements comprising CBTE instructional modules; (7) personalization and individualization of CBTE programs; (8) CBTE as a continuing learning process for inservice teachers; (9) systematic evaluation of CBTE programs; (10) the CBTE program developed at the University of Toledo; (11) competency statements on planning, teaching materials, instructional techniques, communication with learners, learning reinforcement, and professional standards; (12) changes in the faculty role in a CBTE program; and (13) the use of CBTE in an international setting. (JD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Change Strategies, Competency Based Teacher Education, Curriculum Development, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Seminar for Teacher Education in the 80's and 90's (4th, London, England, April 1984).