ERIC Number: ED427006
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive Teacher Education: A Handbook of Knowledge.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
Since 1992, AACTE and the DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund have worked in partnership to advance the knowledge base of comprehensive teacher education. The AACTE/DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund's Comprehensive Teacher Education National Demonstration Project is grounded in the mutual belief that preparation of classroom teachers must consider not only the academic needs of students but also their human needs and varied societal circumstances. The project incorporates knowledge of health and human services in the training of prospective and practicing teachers. The results of this partnership, operationalized as four demonstration models at geographically diverse universities, are represented in this publication. The publication discusses the current context of education, including disadvantaged students, school-based services, the national reform context, and the collaborative imperative. After providing an overview of the National Demonstration Project, the publication describes each of the four sites: (1) the Wellness Project at the University of Louisville; (2) the Training for Interprofessional Collaboration Project at the Human Services Policy Center of the University of Washington, Seattle; (3) Project TEACH at the School of Education of Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi; and (4) the Interdisciplinary Collaboration Training Project at the College of Education, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. (Contains 35 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Characteristics, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Qualifications
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: DeWitt Wallace/Reader's Digest Fund, Pleasantville, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.