ERIC Number: ED400443
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Beyond Tradition: Preparing the Teachers of Tomorrow's Workforce.
Hartley, Nancy K., Ed.; Wentling, Tim L., Ed.
This monograph contains eight papers examining vocational teacher education theory and practice within the context of new teacher education reforms and practices. Various theoretical and practical aspects of preparing vocational teachers for tomorrow's workplace are discussed, including the following: challenges/opportunities affecting the field; contemporary approaches to reform; the links between vocational education and the workplace, family, and community; and changing teacher roles in view of such educational innovations as tech prep, curriculum integration, apprenticeship, career academies, and magnet schools. The papers are: "Foreword" (Birdie Holder, John S. Washburn); "The Past, Present, and Future of Vocational and Technical Teacher Education" (Richard L. Lynch);"Building a Context for Reform" (Nancy Hartley, Corinne Mantle-Bromley, R. Brian Cobb); "Philosophy: The Conceptual Framework for Designing a System of Teacher Education" (Melvin D. Miller); "Principles of Vocational and Technical Teacher Education" (Richard L. Lynch); "General Education and Subject Matter Education Components of the Vocational Teacher Education Program" (George H. Copa, Jane Plihal); "Contemporary Approaches to Teaching and Learning" (Bobbie T. Biggs, Barbara E. Hinton, Sarah L.S. Duncan); "An Alternative Vision for Assessment in Vocational Teacher Education" (Scott D. Johnson, Tim L. Wentling); and "Epilogue" (Keith Bromley, R. Brian Cobb, Nancy Hartley). (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Alternative Assessment, Apprenticeships, Career Academies, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Labor Force Development, Secondary Education, State of the Art Reviews, Student Evaluation, Systems Approach, Teacher Education, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Tech Prep, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: University Council for Vocational Education.