ERIC Number: ED267061
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Feb-25
Reference Count: 0
Basic Skills Tests in Teacher Education: A Shift from the Three R's to the Two C's.
An emerging issue in teacher education is the essential knowledge that is a prerequisite to successful pedagogical and subject matter instruction. Skills in communication, both oral and written, and computation are critical areas which must be sufficient for further instruction. This paper addresses the issues of responsibility for developing and using admission tests, cost of tests, legal and/or moral responsibilities to the profession and societal implications of admission testing. Various kinds of tests are discussed--basic skills, norm referenced, and criterion referenced. (Author/JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators (Atlanta, GA, February 22-26, 1986).