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Thomas, William; Pentecoste, Joseph C. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1975
Black studies, and other ethnic studies, have had their supporters and opponents. Their place in the university curriculum needs further careful study. This discussion proposes a new phase for new conditions. (Editor)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black Students, Black Studies, Curriculum Development
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Balch, Pamela M. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1981
The effective instructor must design the course in an organized, behavioristic approach, with objectives and clear-cut methods of evaluation. However, the effective instructor must also, within the demands of top quality work, be empathetic, understanding, and interested in the individuality of each student. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, College Instruction, Higher Education, Humanistic Education
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Raimo, Angela M. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1981
This writer advocates the study of education not just for potential teachers but for all with varied interests and aptitudes. (Editor)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Education Courses, Foundations of Education, Higher Education
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Krustchinsky, Rick; Moore, Bobby D. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1981
Discusses the benefits of early field experiences to elementary education majors. (SJL)
Descriptors: Education Majors, Elementary School Teachers, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education
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Davis, Michael D. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1981
Suggests that an important aspect of effective teaching is the teacher's own self-concept as a teacher and that programs for preservice education, student teaching, and beginning teaching should include affective components which promote the novice teacher's professional self-esteem. (SJL)
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Beginning Teachers, Higher Education, Individual Development
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Cardarelli, Aldo F. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1981
The position taken here is that extensive field work with children which is built around a particular set of competencies which the university student is responsible to demonstrate will accomplish far more than the campus-centered, inferentially-based lecture approach. Such a program operating at an urban university is outlined. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Class Organization, Competency Based Teacher Education, Field Instruction, Higher Education
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Lamb, Phyllis H.; Jacobi, Claire L. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1981
The authors suggest that teachers colleges and schools should cooperate in putting some emphasis on discipline training for prospective and new teachers. Objectives for such training are listed. (Editor/SJL)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Course Objectives, Discipline, Higher Education
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Marsh, Frank E., Jr. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1980
Believing the worst of times could be the most challenging times for higher education in this era of declining enrollment and low public opinion, the author examines six symptoms (syndromes) plaguing academia. He concludes that higher education can address unmet educational needs and still guard and preserve its intellectual legacy. (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrative Problems, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Swager, Robert G. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1980
The author defines field service programs (or experiential programs) and suggests that this type of program is necessary for today's information-rich, experience-poor student. He describes the field service program at Coker College (South Carolina) which has three types of sponsored internships. (KC)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education
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Davis, Gene L.; Venturella, Robert – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1980
The authors describe a model graduate reading program designed for potential reading specialists. The model suggests that teaching educational philosophy, psychology, sociology, and physiology precede the teaching of reading methodology, thereby first developing a theoretical foundation. (KC)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Graduate Study
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Vold, David J. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1980
The author, a professor of education, is not surprised at the public outcry over incompetent teachers. He cites examples from his own experience of education students who cannot write, who prefer not to think or deal with theory, and who treat grades as a numbers game. (SJL)
Descriptors: Accountability, Education Majors, Educational Quality, Grade Inflation
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Tanveer, Sardar A.; Nawaz, Muhammad – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1979
This article briefly reviews the development of alternative public schools and some of the efforts to change teacher education to meet this thrust toward multioption, learner-centered education. Specifically discussed are the Teacher Corps, Individually Guided Education (IGE), and Cincinnati's Mini Teacher Education Center. (SJL)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Hickey, Richard Shaun; Anthony, Nell Rice – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1980
Discusses the need for infusing concepts of cultural pluralism into teacher education courses and presents the definition of multicultural education proposed by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in 1973. (SJL)
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Multicultural Education
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Macagnoni, Virginia; And Others – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1980
The authors offer a plan enabling prospective doctoral students in education to design their own programs, which enhances student-university relationships and personalizes programs of study. (Editor)
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Individualized Instruction
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VanEvery, Ivalyn – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1979
A brief history of teacher education in the United States, emphasizing the creation of schools of education, the development of professional standards, and the problems confronting teacher education in recent decades. (SJL)
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Historical Reviews, Professional Recognition
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