A View from the Top: Liberal Arts Presidents on Teacher Education

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University Press of America, 1990 - Education - 163 pages
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This monograph presents articles written by college presidents about teacher education in liberal arts settings. The publication is organized into 16 chapters (alphabetical by institution) as follows: "Liberal Arts College: The Right Crucibles for Teacher Education" (John T. Dahlquist, Arkansas College); "Teacher Education: Liberal Arts Colleges' Unique Contribution" (Thomas Tredway, Augustana College); "Presidential Involvement in Teacher Education" (Harry E. Smith, Austin College); "Dollars and Sense in Educating Teachers" (Roger H. Hull, Beloit College/Union College); "Restoring the Balance" (Paul J. Dovre, Concordia College); "Small Is Beautiful: Teacher Education in the Liberal Arts Setting" (Victor E. Stoltzfus, Goshen College); "Participatory Management: A Success Story" (Bill Williams, Grand Canyon University); "Teacher Education: A Vision for the Future (Martha E. Church, Hood College); "Ornaments of Society" (John H. Jacobson, Hope College); "Teacher Preparation, College, and the Real World" (H. George Anderson, Luther College); "Learning and the Elementary Teacher" (Roland Dille, Moorhead State University); "Teacher Education at NCE/NLU: Retrospect and Prospect" (Orley R. Herron, National-Louis University); "Teacher Education at North Park College" (David G. Horner, North Park College and Theological Seminary); "The Liberal Arts College and the Challenge of Teacher Education" (John B. Slaughter, Occidental College); "American Education at the Crossroads" (Bob R. Agee, Oklahoma Baptist University); and "Rediscovering the Teacher" (P. Michael Timpane, Teachers College, Columbia University). (LL)
 

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Contents

The Right Crucibles for Teacher Education
7
Liberal Arts Colleges Unique Contribution
16
Presidential Involvement in Teacher Education
21
Dollars and Sense in Educating Teachers
30
Restoring the Balance
36
Teacher Education in the LiberalArts Setting
44
A Success Story
56
A Vision for the Future
65
Teacher Preparation College and the Real World
79
Learning and the Elementary Teacher
89
Teacher Education at NCENLU Retrospect and Prospect
97
Teacher Education at North Park College
108
The LiberalArts College and the Challenge of Teacher Education
118
American Education at the Crossroads
129
Rediscovering the Teacher
139
About the Contributors and Their Institutions
149

Ornaments of Society
73

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