ERIC Number: ED417157
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Changing the Practice of Teacher Education. Standards and Assessment as a Lever for Change.
Diez, Mary E., Ed.
This volume presents a collection of papers on teacher education reform, discussing the impact of standards and assessment on teacher education. Targeting policymakers, researchers, and teacher educators, the volume describes seven teacher education institutions that have used standards and assessment to guide their reform. Part 1, "The Role of Standards and Assessment: A Dialogue," includes an "Introduction" (M. Diez) and "The Role of Standards and Assessment: A Dialogue" (L. Darling-Hammond, M. Diez, P. Moss, R. Pecheone, D. Pullin, W. Schafer, and L. Vickers). Part 2, "Using Standards & Assessment to Reform Teacher Education: Seven Examples," offers an "Introduction" (M. Diez); (1) Alverno College: "Guiding Coherence: Performance-Based Teacher Education at Alverno College" (M. Diez, J. Hass, K. Henn-Reinke, J. Stoffels, and L. Truchan); (2) Asbury College: "Preparing Teachers at Asbury College: Restructuring for the 21st Century" (V. Lowe and B. Banker); (3) Ashland University: "Mission: Possible" (J. Schnug and A. Shelly); (4) Central Missouri State University: "One University's Journey Toward Teacher Education Restructuring" (C. Mihalevich and K. Carr); (5) Clayton College and State University I: "Assessment: A Process" (V. Nelms and M. Thomas); (6) Clayton College and State University II: "Outcomes and Assessment in Language Arts and Mathematics" (D. Durden and A. Hunt); (7) University of Northern Colorado I: "Structures Which Support Changing Processes and Outcomes in Teacher Education" (H. Rude); (8) University of Northern Colorado II: "The Development of a Standards-Based Assessment Plan in a School-University Partnership" (M. Heuwinkel and P. Hagerty); and (9) Winston-Salem State University: "Faculty Involvement in Outcomes Assessment to Improve Learning and Teaching: A Proactive Implementation Model" (M. McCarter, C. Berry, R. Burgess, S. Manigault, and S. Shah). Part 3, "The Change Process: Lessons Learned," includes an "Introduction" (M. Diez), "Creating the Climate for Change" (M. Diez and L. Truchan), "Supporting Change in Teacher Education Institutions" (J. Hass and J. Stoffels), and "Institutionalizing a Standards-Based Approach to Teaching, Learning, and Assessment" (K. Henn-Reinke and K. Kies). (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Change Strategies, College School Cooperation, College Students, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teacher Evaluation, Student Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Educators
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.; Alverno Coll., Milwaukee, WI.