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ERIC Number: EJ775466
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1527-1803
Traditional Yet Progressive: A Twist on Teacher Preparation
Hastings-Taylor, Juli
Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), v82 n6 p20-24 Sep 2007
At the University of Wisconsin-Stout (UW-Stout), students can work toward earning a Bachelor of Science in Career, Technical Education and Training (CTET) without leaving home. In the summer of 2006, UW-Stout's School of Education put a new twist on postsecondary career and technical teacher preparation; it began offering the 35-credit professional core of the degree online. The program targets individuals who are currently teaching in technical and community colleges and need to obtain their bachelor's degree. For UW-Stout, developing the online CTET curriculum was not a fly-by-night decision. As any major change causes a critical examination of current practices, beliefs and goals, so did the process of developing CTET courses for online delivery. This article takes a look at how teachers at UW-Stout collaborate with their students through the online course. Details on the program's development, implementation, and evaluation are also presented in this article.
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). 1410 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Tel: 800-826-9972; Tel: 703-683-3111; Fax: 703-683-7424; Web site: http://www.acteonline.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin