ERIC Number: EJ547937
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Perspectives and Profiles: The Professional Preparation of Middle Level Teachers.
Dickinson, Thomas S.; McEwin, C. Kenneth
Childhood Education, v73 n5 p272-77 1997
Profiles two middle school teacher-education programs: (1) the undergraduate program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; and (2) the graduate program at Maryville University in St. Louis County, Missouri. Emphasizes the need to provide special preparation to the teachers at this level. Discusses problems related to the rarity of those preparatory programs as well as issues of licensing and future developments. (AA)
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Middle Schools, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, Professional Education, Professional Training, Specialization, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Adolescents.