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Dotger, Benjamin H. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
Attention to the core practices of teaching necessitates core pedagogies in teacher preparation. This article outlines the diffusion of one such pedagogy from medical to teacher education. The concept of clinical simulations is outlined through the lens of "signature pedagogies" and their uncertain, engaging, formative qualities.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teacher Education Programs, Medical Education, Educational Practices
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Null, Wesley – Journal of Teacher Education, 2009
In this essay, the author argues for a reconsideration of the teachers college tradition within teacher ed curriculum. The author draws upon history and moral philosophy to make the case that the teaching profession has declined because teacher educators have neglected the philosophical tradition that the author maintains is the key to our future.…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Educational Philosophy, Teacher Educators, Schools of Education
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Grossman, Pam; Hammerness, Karen M.; McDonald, Morva; Ronfeldt, Matt – Journal of Teacher Education, 2008
In this article, the authors focus on the concept of coherence, a relatively underexplored concept in teacher education. They investigate the relationship between students' perceptions of coherence and a number of structural features of teacher education programs to help develop a stronger definition of one important dimension of coherence--the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Attitudes, Education Courses, Field Experience Programs
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Boyd, Donald J.; Grossman, Pam; Lankford, Hamilton; Loeb, Susanna; Michelli, Nicholas M.; Wyckoff, Jim – Journal of Teacher Education, 2006
New York City represents a microcosm of the changes that are shaking the very foundations of teacher education in this country. In their efforts to find teachers for hard-to-staff schools by creating multiple pathways into teaching, districts from New York City to Los Angeles are in the midst of what amounts to a national experiment in how best to…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Preservice Teacher Education, Urban Education, Teacher Recruitment
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Wendel, Egon O. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1982
Teacher education programs in 63 New York state colleges and universities were surveyed to determine which elements of competency-based teacher education have been adopted and the degree of participant satisfaction. Results reveal that concepts such as mastery learning, criterion-referenced assessment, and performance-based measures that evaluate…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Teacher Education, Curriculum Development
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Gazzetta, Vincent – Journal of Teacher Education, 1978
The importance placed by the New York State Department of Education on collaborative identification of teaching competencies and on teacher education assessment and evaluation is illustrated by reference to registration procedures for teacher education programs. (MJB)
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Factor Analysis, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education