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Educating a Profession


reviewed by Russell M. Agne 1976

coverTitle: Educating a Profession
Author(s): Robert B. Howsam, Dean C. Corrigan, George W. Denemark, Robert J. Nash
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Educating a Profession, the report of AACTE's Bicentennial Commission on Education for the Profession of Teaching (CEPT), was written to reveal the present structure, process, and governance of teacher education and chart a course for the future. The document was distributed to AACTE members in February 1976 and served as the focus of their March 1976 annual meeting in Chicago. Two years in the making, it was financially supported by USOE's Educational Personnel Development Projects (EPD) and by Teacher Corps. Rather than representing only the thinking of the listed authors, during compilation this work benefited from wide dialogue within AACTE supplemented by small groups representing other organizations. As a result of these deliberations the commission generated a series of "24 Assertions" and "51 Recommendations"¾statements which summarize the content of each of the report's five chapters. Educating a Profession shows the profession of teaching to be fragmented and divided and offers a... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 78 Number 2, 1976, p. 275-280
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1244, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 4:12:05 AM

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