ERIC Number: ED280628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Innovative Rural Preservice & Inservice Training Programs. [Proceedings of the] Annual National Rural Teacher Education Conference (1st, Bellingham, Washington, October 9-11, 1985).
Schwartz, Phebe, Comp.
Conference papers and various related materials are collected in this volume compiled in conjunction with the National Rural Teacher Education Conference. The bulk of the document consists of papers presented on the 12 major topics of the conference: (1) accreditation and endorsement standards versus the needs of rural education; (2) innovative models for rural preservice training; (3) innovative models for rural inservice training; (4) collaborative partnerships between educational institutions and state and local agencies; (5) interdisciplinary training; (6) cross-cultural educational services; (7) non-traditional adult learner programs and activities; (8) technological innovations in teacher preparation and delivery methods; (9) recruitment of quality teacher education applicants; (10) rural education research; (11) innovative rural school curriculum; and (12) innovative practicum and internship strategies for quality rural preparation. In addition to papers presented, materials include the conference agenda, 9 resolutions adopted concerning rural education needs, directories of presentors and participants, 34 humorous definitions of "rural," program brochures, speakers' handouts, and text of the keynote speech by Bernard Belden. (JHZ)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational Cooperation, Educational Innovation, Inservice Teacher Education, Models, Multicultural Education, Networks, Nontraditional Education, Program Descriptions, Rural Education, School Business Relationship, School Health Services, Small Schools, Special Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Recruitment, Telecourses
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Washington Univ., Bellingham. National Rural Development Inst.
Note: Printed on colored paper.