Contents: Foreword. Preface. Executive Summary: The Report
of the AERA Panel on Research and Teacher Education. M.
Cochran-Smith, K. Fries, The AERA Panel on Research and Teacher
Education: Context and Goals. M. Cochran-Smith, K. Fries,
Researching Teacher Education in Changing Times: Politics and
Paradigms. K. Zumwalt, E. Craig, Teachers' Characteristics:
Research on the Demographic Profile. K. Zumwalt, E. Craig,
Teachers' Characteristics: Research on the Indicators of Quality.
R. Floden, M. Meniketti, Research on the Effects of
Coursework in the Arts and Sciences and in the Foundations of
Education. R.T. Clift, P. Brady, Research on Methods Courses
and Field Experiences. P. Grossman, Research on Pedagogical
Approaches in Teacher Education. E. Hollins, M.T. Guzman,
Research on Preparing Teachers for Diverse Populations. M.C.
Pugach, Research on Preparing General Education Teachers to
Work With Students With Disabilities. S. Wilson, P. Youngs,
Research on Accountability Processes in Teacher Education. K.M.
Zeichner, H.G. Conklin, Teacher Education Programs. K.M.
Zeichner, A Research Agenda for Teacher Education. The AERA
Panel on Research and Teacher Education--Biographies of the Panel