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Mercer, Walter A. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1984
Alternative standards for admission into teacher education programs should be considered for Blacks and other minorities who are sometimes unable to gain admission to teacher education programs because of inadequate entrance examination scores. Various alternative standards are described. (JMK)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Black Students, Higher Education, Minority Groups
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Henninger, Michael L. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1989
This article examines selected basic assumptions that relate to minority student recruitment into teacher education programs. Four categories of minority recruitment endeavors are discussed and examples of each are provided. (IAH)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Preservice Teacher Education
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Anderson, James – Journal of Teacher Education, 1988
Social scientists generally agree that different cultures have different cognitive styles. New educational models which operate within a multicultural framework are necessary. As a result, traditional approaches to training educators must be adjusted if minority groups are to enter teacher education programs. (JL)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Concept Formation, Cultural Differences, Higher Education
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Bell, Martha L.; Morsink, Catherine V. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1986
The authors suggest solutions are emerging to the problem of attracting and retaining minority teacher candidates. Developing testwiseness programs and providing minority students with mentors and role models are discussed. (MT)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Mentors, Minority Groups, Preservice Teacher Education