TETD 813

TETD 813: Learning Connections: The Link Between Schools and Universities
3.0 SH

This course explores the practical and theoretical links between P-12 schools and universities that enable the ongoing development of curriculum, introduction of pre-service teachers to the field of education, induction of new teachers, and sustained professional development for practicing educators.  Topics include significant historical events that impacted curricular efforts; the role of collaborative efforts between universities and schools in preparing effective teachers for diverse society beginning with the Holmes Partnership; the simultaneous renewal of P-12 schools and programs of teacher education at institutions of higher education; research about professional development schools and other cooperative ventures; and the role of collaboratives such as the National Network for Education Renewal and the League of Professional Schools.

Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education and Teacher Development (TETD) Program or departmental approval.