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ERIC Number: EJ726973
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4871
Accountability, Autonomy, and Academic Freedom in Educator Preparation Programs
Pullin, Diana
Journal of Teacher Education, v55 n4 p300-312 2004
As external pressures on teacher education programs mount, including recent federal critiques and requirements, institutions and their faculty must consider how they will respond to calls for increased accountability. This article discusses the legal and policy issues associated with the academic freedom claims that might arise in the current atmosphere of increased accountability and diminished autonomy for teacher education programs. It assesses the institutional academic freedom interests of both public and private institutions. It also addresses the potential outcome of academic freedom claims by individual faculty.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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