ERIC Number: ED250296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Testimony Presented at an Open Hearing of the National Commission on Excellence in Teacher Education (Austin, Texas, October 4-5, 1984).
Testimony was presented on various issues of restoring excellence to education. The following papers are included in this document: (1) "The Neglected Obligation of the Teaching Profession" (Richard Swain); (2) "Instructional Supervision for Excellence in Education" (Ben M. Harris); (3) "Competency Testing: Excellence without Equity" (G. Pritchy Smith); (4) "The College of Education and Field-Based Experiences in a Teacher Education Program" (Lowell J. Bethel); (5) "Quality Issues in Teacher Education" (John H. Moore); and (6) "Teacher Education in a Learning Society" (Eugene W. Kelly, Jr.). Three additional papers, on the following topics, are also presented: (1) resources for teacher education (Ernest K. Dishner); (2) improving the image of the teaching profession (Frank E. Crawley); and (3) admission requirements for schools of education and entry into the profession (Charles N. Beard, Jr.). (CB)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Minimum Competency Testing, Preservice Teacher Education, Schools of Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Supervision, Teaching (Occupation)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Commission on Excellence in Teacher Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A