ERIC Number: ED377669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Small Special Education Teacher Preparation Programs: Innovative Programming and Solutions to Problems in Higher Education.
Reid, Barbara J., Ed.
This monograph presents nine articles that describe innovative programs within small special education teacher education programs at a variety of institutions of higher education. The papers are: (1) "Furman University: A Field-Based Model for Small Liberal Arts Teacher Education Programs" (Shirley A. Ritter and Lesley A. Quast); (2) "Providing a Laboratory Experience for Preservice Special Educators in a Small Special Education Program through Collaboration with the Local Education Agency" (Roberta Strosnider); (3) "Mentorship: An Early Step in Teacher Preparation" (Judith S. Finkel); (4) "The Flagler College Education Program: A Focus on Special Education" (Michelle Gregoire and others); (5) "The Challenges of Implementing a Master of Arts Education Program within the Context of a Small, Liberal Arts College" (Christene K. Bennett and Andrew Frese); (6) "Use of Telecommunications To Enhance Student Teaching Supervision in a Small College Special Education Program" (Rachelle M. Bruno and others); (7) "Recruitment and Retention: Model Program for Training Special Educators" (Elizabeth D. Evans and others); (8) "Supervising Field-Based Experiences: Dealing with Limited Faculty, Time, and Money" (Robbie Ludy); and (9) "Developing New Program Options through a Distance Education Model" (Christine Cheney and Rhoda Cummings). (Papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Clinical Supervision (of Teachers), Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Distance Education, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Masters Programs, Mentors, Organization Size (Groups), Preservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions, School Community Relationship, Small Colleges, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Recruitment, Telecommunications, Universities
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Teacher Education Div.
Note: A monograph published by the Small Special Education Programs Caucus.