ERIC Number: EJ633813
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Recent Developments in Teacher Education in the United States of America.
Hallinan, Maureen T.; Khmelkov, Vladimir T.
Journal of Education for Teaching, v27 n2 p175-85 Jul 2001
Examines two approaches to teacher education reform: (1) decentralization and (2) a national bureaucratic strategy to adopt uniform standards for teacher accreditation, mandate curricular requisites, and legislate policies governing teacher professional development. The paper explains that teacher education must prepare teachers to work in the rapidly changing social environment of contemporary schools and meet the complex learning needs of students. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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