ERIC Number: ED277662
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Notes on the Redesign of Teacher Education. Teachers for the Future: What Do We Want?
Hawley, Willis D.
These notes offer an overview of the elements that must be considered in designing an effective teacher education program. Each of the following is discussed: (1) the characteristics of an effective career teacher; (2) professional knowledge capabilities and skills often identified as topics that should be included in the teacher education curriculum; (3) research support (or lack of it) for some commonly heard assertions relating to teacher education; (4) four alternative base models for a teacher education program; (5) generally accepted propositions relating to the development of effective teacher education programs; 6) relative strengths of the alternative models of a teacher education program (table); (7) evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of alternative programs; and (8) obstacles to the reform of teacher education. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Notes prepared for the Southeast Regional Forum of the Education Commission of the States (Tampa, FL, November 15-16, 1986).