ERIC Number: ED562066
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Apr
Considering the Future of University-Based Teacher Preparation
Fraser, James W.
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
In this commentary, James W. Fraser, a noted historian of education, cites examples from several teacher education programs at more than 30 universities partnering with the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships in various ways. Additionally, Fraser reviews decades of challenges to traditional teacher preparation, looks at some current reforms, and calls for a commitment to "reshaping the way that universities prepare great teachers for our schools."
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational History, Historians, Teacher Education Programs, Universities, Fellowships, Partnerships in Education, Educational Change, Schools of Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Alternative Teacher Certification, Standards, Program Descriptions, Work Experience, Criticism, Information Technology, Educational Innovation, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. P.O. Box 5281, Princeton, NJ 08543. Tel: 609-452-7007; Fax: 609-452-0066; Web site: http://www.woodrow.org
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Sponsor: Annenberg Foundation
Authoring Institution: Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Identifiers - Location: California; Indiana; Michigan; Ohio