ERIC Number: EJ612963
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Instigating Fundamental Change through Experiential Inservice Development.
Stowitschek, Joseph J.; Cheney, Douglas A.; Schwartz, Ilene S.
Teacher Education and Special Education, v23 n2 p142-56 Spr 2000
This article calls for a rethinking of inservice education for teachers of children with disabilities as well as an investment in experimental modes of teacher renewal. Examples are presented of short-term internships where teachers are immersed in exemplary practices by host teachers in early education and school-to-adult life transition settings. (Contains extensive references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Internship Programs, Mentors, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Special Education Teachers, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A