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Training the Teacher Trainers Generic Session G14 Models of Teacher Education
Aims and Objectives resource no. G14.1 Aims For participants to: –relate theoretical models of teacher education to teacher training and mentoring practice.
Aims and Objectives cont. Session Objectives By the end of the session participants will have: –developed an understanding of four theoretical models of teacher education –related these models to teacher training practice –critically analysed the relationship between these theories and practices.
Product or Objectives Model resource no. G Tyler, R. (1949) Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction Principles –Defining appropriate learning objectives. –Establishing useful learning experiences. –Organizing learning experiences to have a maximum cumulative effect. –Evaluating the curriculum and revising those aspects that did not prove to be effective.
Content Model resource no. G Transmission of existing knowledge. Hirst, P. (1974) Knowledge and the Curriculum – forms of knowledge, each with their own proof, language and literature (maths, science, religion, fine arts, etc.) Focus on intellectual development. About the ‘what’ in curriculum.
Situational Model resource no. G Grundy, S. (1987) Curriculum: Product or Praxis. Emphasis on the context in which the curriculum exists. Transmission of society’s culture. Culture within sub-systems, e.g. technological. Curriculum organised into knowledge and experiences appropriate to sub-system. Situational analysis.
Process Model resource no. G Stenhouse, Laurence, An Introduction to Curriculum Research and Development (1975). Content defined in cognitive terms – the process learners need to go through to learn. Teachers have a high level of professionalism and competence in their subject area.