ERIC Number: ED474895
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-Feb
Meeting the Challenge of Diversity and Change in the Preparation of Secondary Teachers.
Barrett, Elden R.; Talbert, Tony
This paper examines a course within the secondary teacher certification program at Baylor University, Texas. After describing the new versus traditional secondary teacher certification program, it presents details on the course, which is entitled "Teaching in Secondary Schools." This course is intended to be an introduction to teaching especially for candidates working toward certification in secondary schools. It focuses on: required textbooks and resources; focus of the course; dispositions; performance objectives; readings; the field experience; dress code for field experiences; grading practices; case study; exams; cooperative activity; exhibition; attendance and punctuality policy; proposed agenda; and case study rubric. (Contains 153 references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators (83rd, Jacksonville, FL, February 15-19, 2003).