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Teacher Education in America

Reform Agendas for the Twenty-First Century

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. A Historical Perspective

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christopher J. Lucas
      Pages 49-91
  3. The Contemporary Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Christopher J. Lucas
      Pages 95-137
    3. Christopher J. Lucas
      Pages 139-182
    4. Christopher J. Lucas
      Pages 183-221
  4. Future Possibilities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 223-223
    2. Christopher J. Lucas
      Pages 249-291
  5. Afterword: In Retrospect

    1. Christopher J. Lucas
      Pages 293-302
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 303-346

About this book


Teacher Education in America is a thought-provoking analysis of the major issues and problems surrounding teacher preparation. Christopher Lucas offers valuable insights into this ongoing debate. Including an illuminating account of the history of teacher education in the United States.


education reform teacher education

About the authors

Christopher J. Lucas is Head of the Department of Educational Leadership, Counseling and Foundations and Professor of Education Studies at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

Bibliographic information


"Lucas s tightly written text examines the past record, present position, and future prospects for US teacher education." - Choice