ERIC Number: EJ762155
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 23
Commentary: The Thrill of Professionalization and the Agony of Deletes
Waite, Susan Field; Leavell, Judy A.
Teacher Education and Practice, v19 n1 p94-103 Win 2006
Although some teacher educators hoped that the creation and use of standards would help to professionalize teaching, the discourse of standards and accountability is now being used to erode teacher education. Many teacher educators who anticipated the thrill of professionalization through standards are now experiencing the agony of deletes, including a looming deletion of the public mission of teacher education and the public commons of education.
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Academic Standards, Federal Government, State Government, Government School Relationship, Role of Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Certification, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Research, Politics of Education, School Business Relationship, Conflict of Interest
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