ERIC Number: ED340932
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Standards of Excellence in Trade and Industrial Teacher Education: A Status Report. Summary Report.
Duenk, Lester G.
A 1990 study compared actual practice in trade and industrial education (T&I) degree and T&I option granting institutions with the standards delineated in section 2 of Standards of Excellence in T&I Education (U.S. Department of Education 1985). Descriptive data were compiled addressing the status of T&I teacher education in T&I undergraduate degree programs and T&I option undergraduate programs. Group 1, programs that offered degrees specifically titled "trade or industrial education," consisted of 28 respondents; group 2, programs that prepared persons for T&I teacher employment without a T&I degree title, consisted of 57 respondents. The instrument was an abbreviated version of the section covering standards for T&I teacher education. Data were transferred from the questionnaires to five tables that comprised the five phases of the study, namely: institutional characteristics, qualifications of T&I teacher educators, internship/inservice, program competencies, and sex equity. According to the findings, T&I teacher education programs could use the standards more fully in program planning and development. The percentages of T&I degree and T&I option programs that met or exceeded standards were reasonably consistent throughout the five delineated areas; there were differences of 8 percent or more in 14 of 39 categories. Of the five categories, sex equity showed the poorest rankings. (Appendixes include a list of degree title; a list of universities offering degree T&I education certification; and institutional responses to the questionnaires.) (YLB)
Descriptors: Excellence in Education, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Sex Fairness, Standards, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Teacher Interns, Teacher Qualifications, Trade and Industrial Education, Trade and Industrial Teachers
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
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Sponsor: National Association for Trade and Industrial Education, Leesburg, VA.
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