ERIC Number: ED457323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
School-to-Work Professional Development Package for College and University Education Faculty, 2001.
Berns, Robert G.; Bailey, Dora L.
This document is intended to assist organizers of professional development activities for education 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 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 comical skit to help faculty members raise and address issues related to integrating STW into teacher education programs; and (8) examples of college syllabi and ways instructors have integrated contextualized learning into their education 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, Models, National Standards, Preservice Teacher Education, Reflective Teaching, Schools of Education, Skits, Statewide Planning, Systems Approach, Teacher Certification, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods, Universities
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: National School-to-Work Opportunities Office, Washington, DC.; Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio Office of School-to-Work, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio