ERIC Number: ED298079
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
A Compendium of Innovative Teacher Education Projects.
NETWORK, Inc., Andover, MA.
This compendium provides information about 29 three-year teacher education projects, funded by the Department of Education in 1985. The projects seek to demonstrate that research utilization and sound practice can improve the preparation of teachers. The projects were developed and are operating collaboratively with local schools. Each has a documentation and assessment component that serves to measure program implementation and outcomes. Each entry in the compendium provides common information about the project: (1) level of schooling; (2) program length; (3) program focus; (4) program components; (5) special features; (6) program orientation; (7) target group; (8) primary research base; (9) program content; (10) instructional processes; (11) features of the project's collaboration with schools; (12) features of the project's work within the university; (13) intended outcomes; (14) products; and (15) contact person. The report is divided into five sections reflecting the scope of the projects: (1) comprehensive preservice teacher preparation programs; (2) intensive graduate teacher certification programs; (3) programs for first year teachers; (4) components of preservice teacher education programs; and (5) field settings that support teacher development. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: NETWORK, Inc., Andover, MA.