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Bernier, Normand R.; McClelland, Averile E. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1982
Three historical and developmental dimensions of teacher education foundations of education are discussed: (1) academic dimension; (2) professional dimension; and (3) client dimension. A fourth dimension, research, is also described. (CJ)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational History, Educational Research, Foundations of Education
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Williams, Jack E. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1982
Critical thinking is not only the basis of philosophy, it is also the essence of education, the salient feature that distinguishes education from training. (CJ)
Descriptors: Anti Intellectualism, Critical Thinking, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Shubert, William H. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1989
Two strands of curriculum inquiry reconceptualization are discussed; both are in contrast to the dominant empirical-analytical orientation to teacher education. Hermeneutic inquiry serves practical interests and proceeds by an interactive form of social organization. Critical inquiry serves emancipatory interests and is organized socially through…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Theories, Higher Education, Models
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Bush, Robert N. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1987
Several major attempts at reform that have occurred over the past half century are described, and lessons from the past are emphasized. It is urged that all reports be examined to determine what next steps are warranted based on history and the current knowledge base. (Author/MT)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Trends
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Keith, Marcia J. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1987
A selected group of proposals is used to illustrate three themes that have pervaded teacher education reform movements of the last 50 years. Current reform agendas are discussed through a redefined framework. (Author/MT)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Trends, Higher Education
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de Martinez, Bernice Bass – Journal of Teacher Education, 1988
A brief history of legislative acts and public policies which have affected the supply of black teachers is given. Various educational reform movements are summarized. Questions about the future of education with regard to educating an increasing number of minorities equitably are posed. (JL)
Descriptors: Black Teachers, Civil Rights Legislation, Educational Change, Equal Education
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Murphy, Paul L. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1983
Historical antecedents of modern constitutionalism are examined, and the concepts of citizen participation, civic responsibility, and limitation of government are explained in that context. Students must be exposed to the constitutional basics--why the document is retained, what values it incorporates, and where it has succeeded and failed. (PP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Constitutional History
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Merseth, Katherine K. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1991
Examines Harvard's early use of case-based instruction in business and education, offering historical insights to those contemplating its use in teacher education. Conceptual clarity about purpose and administrative and financial support for coordinated case writing by faculty are reasons why it succeeded in business but not in education. (SM)
Descriptors: Business Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Educational History
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Zeichner, Kenneth M.; Liston, Daniel P. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1990
Describes four traditions of reform in twentieth-century U.S. teacher education: academic, social efficiency, developmentalist, and social reconstructionist. Each tradition is illustrated with examples from contemporary and earlier programs. It is argued that this framework of reform traditions can help clarify differences among ideas and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Ferguson, Patrick – Journal of Teacher Education, 1985
The historical development of teacher education in Japan is highlighted. Similarities and differences between past and present Japanese and American teacher preparation practices are analyzed. Japanese efforts to modify and use Western pedagogical concepts are described. (MT)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Gumet, Madeline R. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1989
Phenomenological and feminist themes in reconceptualist curriculum theory are used to address the political and social status of teachers and their intellectual preparation for teaching. Arguments are offered for autobiographical studies in education, collaborative modes of learning and teaching, and interdisciplinary approaches to liberal arts…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Collegiality, Educational Theories, Higher Education