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Kahne, Joseph; Westheimer, Joel – Journal of Teacher Education, 2000
Drawing on a study of an experimental teacher education program, the paper recommends changes that prepare new teachers to assume greater leadership responsibility, particularly for collaborative curriculum design and implementation. Teacher educators must model these practices in teacher education coursework. A pedagogy of collective action…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Yost, Deborah S.; Sentner, Sally M.; Forlenza-Bailey, Anna – Journal of Teacher Education, 2000
Provides a rationale and framework for promoting critical reflection in teacher preparation, focusing on what critical reflection is, whether and how reflective practice can be taught, constructivist methods, dialogue as a form of teaching, action research to nurture reflective practice, and writing as a tool to encourage connections between…
Descriptors: Action Research, Constructivism (Learning), Critical Thinking, Dialogs (Language)
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Denemark, George – Journal of Teacher Education, 1983
As resources for education dwindle, deans of education must provide leadership through: (1) long-range planning; (2) establishing priorities; (3) efficient decision making; and (4) improving the image of teacher education. Ways to improve collection of data on students and their needs and to establish program assessment criteria are discussed. (PP)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrative Policy, College Administration, Financial Needs
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Mangieri, John N.; Arnn, John W., Jr. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1984
Questions relative to unit strengths and weaknesses, mission, resource allocation, and desired leadership characteristics should be addressed prior to beginning a dean selection process. Responses to these questions may help instititions find a dean who can provide the desired type of leadership. (DF)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Selection, Deans, Higher Education
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Chapman, David W. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1983
A research-based model of the factors that influence teacher attrition or retention is presented. Variables in four areas are discussed: (1) teacher characteristics; (2) teacher training and work experience; (3) professional and social integration; and (4) career satisfaction. The model reflects the social learning theory of career development.…
Descriptors: Career Change, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Influences
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Dillon, J. T. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1981
The second in a series of articles concerning the pros and cons of whether it is better to use questioning as part of the teaching device or not to question during discussion focuses on the most effective nonquestioning techniques. Alternatives to questioning are given. (JN)
Descriptors: Discussion (Teaching Technique), Inquiry, Learning Processes, Questioning Techniques
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Zuckerman, Robert A. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1979
A variety of methods to create a simulated environment in which preservice teachers can acquire valuable noninstructional skills is described. (LH)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Decision Making, Educational Administration, Educational Planning
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Jarrard, Raymond D.; Reed, Mary – Journal of Teacher Education, 1979
Training methods for the preparation of teacher aides are described. (LH)
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Design, Teacher Aides
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Drummond, William H. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1979
Several in-service models are presented including a provision of services model, job maintenance model, personal development model, and three problem-solving models. (JMF)
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Inservice Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Models
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Dillon, Elizabeth A. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1979
Question clusters related to staff development content delivery are used to develop programs that will result in more productive professional development. The questions determine the focus of programs, analyze the target audience, discuss the selection of delivery modes, and identify future directions. (JMF)
Descriptors: Audiences, Delivery Systems, Faculty Development, Guidelines
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Grossman, Melvyn L. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1979
This paper describes the interface between mental health and education and highlights the training needs of the mental health consultant in learning to work with schools and those of teachers in accepting and using mental health input effectively. (Author/JMF)
Descriptors: Children, Consultants, Health Activities, Mainstreaming
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Lux, John E. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1979
The Lincoln, Nebraska, Teacher Corps' contracting process offers an effective model for team teaching, individualizing/personalizing instruction, and demonstrating both teacher and learner levels of competency. (JMF)
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Individualized Instruction, Junior High Schools, Models
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Riley, Roberta D.; Schaffer, Eugene C. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1979
A model of teaching qualities is presented to provide teachers with a self-check aimed at improving their effectiveness. The activities and suggestions offered are designed to increase awareness of skills and characteristics of effective teachers. (JMF)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Evaluation Methods, Self Evaluation, Teacher Characteristics
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Northrup, Pamela Taylor; Little, Wesley – Journal of Teacher Education, 1996
Examines technology use in teacher preparation, emerging state and national standards for educators and technology, and benchmarks for teacher preparation programs (including faculty preparation), and notes the importance of creating school-business partnerships to help finance this costly venture. (SM)
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Educational Technology
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Hatfield, Mary M. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1996
Describes a project that combines technology, teacher education, and the use of manipulatives for mathematics instruction to enhance the professional development of prospective teachers. The multimedia developed in the project are a means of bringing the classroom environment to the university to facilitate discussions about prospective teachers'…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Media, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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