ERIC Number: ED261029
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Improving Teacher Education: An Agenda for Higher Education and the Schools. A Report to The Southern Regional Education Board by Its Commission for Educational Quality.
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
This agenda is based upon a detailed analysis of the actual courses teachers take in their baccalaureate programs. A course by course analysis was made of the programs that were completed by more than 3,000 teacher education graduates in 14 Southern states. Recommendations are made on: (1) student recruitment and admissions; (2) core curriculum or general education; (3) content preparation for both elementary and secondary teachers; (4) reorganization of the pedagogy curriculum; (5) structural changes in teacher education programs; (6) alternate certification programs; and (7) recruitment of minority teachers. (JD)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Core Curriculum, Course Content, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Improvement, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs
Southern Regional Education Board, 1340 Spring Street, N. W., Atlanta, GA 30309 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
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