ERIC Number: ED457322
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
School-to-Work Professional Development Package for College and University Arts & Sciences Faculty, 2001.
Berns, Robert G.; Bailey, Dora L.
This document is intended to assist organizers of professional development activities for arts and sciences faculty members of preservice teacher education programs at Ohio colleges and universities. The following materials are included: (1) a decision matrix to organize the decisions made by facilitators of professional development activities; (2) a framework for integrating school-to-work (STW) into preservice teacher education programs that includes the conceptual base and specific ideas for preparing future teachers to be effective in STW systems; (3) a presentation on contextual learning as a strategy for connecting school and work; (4) a crosswalk presentation demonstrating relationships among the ideas underpinning the framework for integrating STW into preservice teacher education and the assessment criteria listed in Ohio and national teaching standards; (5) a report discussing the identifying competencies and foundation skills identified by the Secretary's Commission for Achieving Necessary Skills as necessary for successful induction into careers; (6) a mind mapping procedure designed to enable faculty to think about STW and its relationships to preservice teacher education; (7) a K-W-L learning activity to help learners and audiences flush out their background knowledge, assumptions, biases, and prejudices; and (8) examples of college syllabi and ways instructors have integrated contextualized learning into their arts and sciences courses. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Basic Skills, Beginning Teacher Induction, College Faculty, Concept Mapping, Course Descriptions, Courses, Decision Making, Definitions, Education Work Relationship, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Employment Qualifications, Entry Workers, Evaluation Criteria, Faculty Development, Guidelines, Higher Education, Instructional Development, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Liberal Arts, Models, National Standards, Preservice Teacher Education, Reflective Teaching, Statewide Planning, Systems Approach, Teacher Certification, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods, Universities
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.; National School-to-Work Opportunities Office, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio Office of School-to-Work, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio