ERIC Number: ED253502
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
New Directions in Teacher Education: Foundations, Curriculum, Policy.
Denton, Jon, Ed.; And Others
This publication includes presentations made at the Aikin-Stinnett Lecture Series and follow-up papers sponsored by the Instructional Research Laboratory at Texas A&M University. The papers in this collection focus upon the basic assumptions and conceptual bases of teacher education and the use of research in providing a foundation for revision and improvement of teacher education programs. Papers are presented on: (1) a rationale for foundations in teacher education; (2) the proper study of education; (3) notes on a theory of teacher education; (4) research-based teacher education; (5) the instructional cycle and the teaching of teachers; (6) promoting computer literacy in health education; (7) instructional leadership and supervision in special language programs; (8) a performance-based approach to continuing professional development; (9) rethinking Piagetian theory and its implications for teacher education; (10) characteristics of teacher education students; and (11) a cost-effectiveness evaluation in teacher education. (JD)
Descriptors: Child Development, Competency Based Education, Computer Literacy, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Education Majors, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Foundations of Education, Health Education, Higher Education, Policy Formation, Professional Continuing Education, Second Language Programs, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Instructional Research Lab.