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Title Reforming teacher education : something old, something new / Sheila Nataraj Kirby [and others].

Published Santa Monica, CA. : RAND Education, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxviii, 168 pages) : illustrations.
Series Rand Corporation monograph series
Rand Corporation monograph series.
MG (Rand Corporation)
Books at JSTOR Open Access
Notes "MG-506-EDU."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-168).
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. TNE in the context of the broader teacher education reform effort -- ch. 3. TNE's theory of change: assumptions, enabling factors, and potential outcomes -- ch. 4. Profiles of the TNE institutions -- ch. 5. Implementation progress and thoughts about sustainability of TNE -- ch. 6. Conclusions -- Appendix A. Teachers for a new era web sites -- Appendix B. Implementation progress: first cohort of grantees -- Appendix C. Second cohort of grantees: sites included in the national evaluation -- Appendix D. Second cohort of grantees: sites not included in the national evaluation -- Appendix E. Florida A & M University.
Summary Teacher education has been subject to both scathing criticism and innumerable efforts designed to reform it or to save it from being dismantled. One of the latest and most well funded efforts aimed at teacher education reform is boldly titled Teachers for a New Era (TNE). Eleven colleges and universities of various types nationwide were selected to participate in TNE. The TNE initiative emphasizes evidence-based decisionmaking, close collaboration between education and arts and sciences faculty, and teaching as an academically taught clinical-practice profession. The RAND Corporation and the M.
Other author Kirby, Sheila Nataraj, 1946-
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Teachers -- Training of -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Other uniform title MG (Rand Corporation)
ISBN 9780833042521 (electronic bk.)
0833042521 (electronic bk.)