ERIC Number: ED460885
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
APSA Guidelines for Teacher Training: Recommendations from the American Political Science Association for Certifying Precollegiate Teachers of Civics, Government and Social Studies.
American Political Science Association, Washington, DC.
These guidelines provide recommendations for certifying precollegiate teachers of civics, government, and social studies. The guidelines are intended for reference and use by: (1) colleges and universities with programs that certify elementary, middle, and high school social studies, civics and government teachers; (2) state education agencies that establish standards for certifying or licensing these teachers; (3) agencies that evaluate and accredit teacher education programs; (4) professional organizations for precollege teachers; (5) organizations that are examining and proposing reforms in precollegiate education; and (6) political science departments in colleges and universities who are responsible, wholly or in part, for providing courses to be taken by teachers seeking certification in social studies, civics and government. Specific objectives and course recommendations are listed for preparation and certification of elementary and secondary school teachers of civics and government. (EH) (EH)
Descriptors: Civics, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Methods Courses, Political Science, Preservice Teacher Education, Social Sciences, Student Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum
American Political Science Association, 1527 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Political Science Association, Washington, DC.