Teacher Education in America

Teacher Education in America

Reform Agendas for the Twenty-first Century

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the history of teacher education, analyses the current issues and problems surrounding teacher preparation, and offers a new direction for teacher education reform

McMillan Palgrave
Teacher Education in America is a thought-provoking analysis of the major issues and problems surrounding teacher preparation. Christopher Lucas offers valuable insights into this ongoing debate. Including an illuminating account of the history of teacher education in the United States.


Book News
Includes an illuminating account of the history of teacher education in the US, providing an analysis of the major issues surrounding teacher preparation. Reveals traditional and alternative training to be largely insufficient to the needs of teachers entering the nation's schools. The author also studies and critiques the so-called field- based models that have been touted as the wave of the future. Concluding with a thoughtful assessment of what may lie ahead, he offers a challenging and provocative new direction for teacher education reform for the 21st century. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
Teacher Education in America includes an illuminating account of the history of teacher education in the United States and provides a thought-provoking analysis of the major issues and problems surrounding teacher preparation. Christopher Lucas reveals the traditional four-year undergraduate programs - as well as the short-term "alternative" teacher certification routes - to be largely insufficient to the needs of teachers entering the nation's schools. In addition, he studies and critiques the so-called field-based models that have been touted as the wave of the future. Concluding with a thoughtful assessment of what may lie ahead, Lucas offers a challenging and provocative new direction for teacher education reform for the twenty-first century.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312164447
0312164440
Branch Call Number: 370.71 LUC
Characteristics: xv, 336 p. ; 22 cm.

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