ERIC Number: EJ369635
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Problem of Teachers' Authority in Light of the Structual Analysis of Professions.
Kimball, Bruce A.
Educational Theory, v38 n1 p1-9 Win 1988
A definition of profession incorporates two fundamental characteristics: (1) It is a self-regulating and self-disciplined voluntary association; and (2) it is based on a scientific framework. Discussions of the teaching profession are not addressing the matter of legal authority implicit in the concept of professionalization. (MT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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