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THE NEED FOR COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS OF TEACHER EDUCATION
Dale P. Scannell
California Journal of Teacher Education
Vol. 9, No. 3, Teacher Competence (SUMMER 1982), pp. 41-52
Published by: Caddo Gap Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/23474542
Page Count: 12
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This author believes it is rare to find a teacher education program that can produce teachers capable of responding to the needs of our society. Yet that is the challenge to teacher education if our goal is to prepare competent teachers. The author points out that it is possible to develop comprehensive programs to meet this challenge and describes recent efforts to identify the components of extended programs of teacher education. Dale Scannell is Dean of the School of Education at the University of Kansas and is currently a member of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards Committee, and the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) Task Force on Extended Programs.
California Journal of Teacher Education © 1982 Caddo Gap Press