ERIC Number: EJ897504
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
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Competition, Economic Rationalization, Increased Surveillance, and Attacks on Diversity: Neo-Liberalism and the Transformation of Teacher Education in the U.S.
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v26 n8 p1544-1552 Nov 2010
This paper discusses recent developments in U.S. teacher education that are tied to the global neo-liberal project. The focus is on how changes experienced throughout the world have played out in the U.S. Three areas are addressed in particular: the commodification of teacher education, hyperrationality and increased accountability, and attacks on multicultural education. The paper closes with a look at the future for teacher education in the U.S.
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Educational Change, Competition, Economics, Political Attitudes, Educational Trends, Accountability, Futures (of Society), Politics of Education, Cultural Pluralism, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Environment, Global Approach, World Affairs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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