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Lessons from the Teachers for a New Era Project

Evidence and Accountability in Teacher Education, 1st Edition

By G. Williamson McDiarmid, Kathryn Caprino

Routledge

184 pages

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Chronicling a high-profile and ambitious teacher preparation reform project that took place across 11 diverse U.S. institutions, this volume examines the strategies, program changes, accomplishments, and challenges from the Teachers for a New Era Project (TNE). TNE aimed to improve the preparation of K-12 teachers and address mounting criticisms of university-based teacher education. Funded primarily by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, TNE targeted the most persistant problems in university-based teacher preparation programs, focused on evidence-based assessment of program impact, and developed strategies for improvement. Exploring both the successes and tensions that arose from the program, this book contributes to future teacher education and program assessment endeavors, and offers lessons that can inform current policies and practices.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Teachers for a New Era 2. Research Questions, the TNE Theory of Action, and Methods 3. The Historical, Research, and Policy Context 4. Four Institutional Cases 5. Profiles of TNE Projects at the Other TNE Sites 6. Addressing the Research Questions 7. Future Initiatives to Improve the Preparation of Teachers: Recommendations and Points to Consider

About the Authors

G. Williamson McDiarmid is Alumni Distinguished Professor of Education at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.

Kathryn Caprino is Assistant Professor of English Education at the University of Florida, USA.

About the Series

Routledge Research in Teacher Education

The Routledge Research in Teacher Education series presents the latest research on Teacher Education and also provides a forum to discuss the latest practices and challenges in the field.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU003000
EDUCATION / Aims & Objectives
EDU034000
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General