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NCATE Institutional Report

NCATE Institutional Report

BYU-Idaho Teacher Education Department

State of Idaho Department of Education Program Review

 

October 10-14, 2011


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2
Overview of Brigham Young University-Idaho . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2
Overview of the Teacher Education Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3

Conceptual Framework
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6

Standard 1: Candidate Knowledge, Skills and Dispositions
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8
Content Knowledge for Teacher Candidates
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8
Pedagogical Knowledge for Teacher Candidates
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10
Professional and Pedagogical Knowledge & Skills for Teachers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Student Learning for Teacher Candidates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Professional Dispositions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Standard 2: Assessment and Unit Evaluation
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
15
Assessment System
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15
Data Collection, Analysis, and Evaluation
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17
Use of Data for Program Improvement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Standard 3: Field Experiences and Clinical Practices
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20
Collaboration between Unit and School Partners
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20
Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Field & Clinical Practice
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23
Candidate's Development and Demonstration of Knowledge, Skills,
and Dispositions to Help All Students Learn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Standard 4: Diversity
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28
Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Curriculum & Experiences
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28
Experience Working with Diverse Faculty
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29
Experience Working with Diverse Candidates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Experience Working with Diverse Students in P-12 Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Standard 5: Faculty Qualifications, Performance, and Development
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34
Qualified Faculty
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34
Modeling Best Professional Practices in Teaching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
35
Modeling Best Professional Practices in Scholarship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Modeling Best Professional Practices in Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Unit Evaluation of Professional Education Faculty Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Unit Facilitation of Professional Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Standard 6: Unit Governance and Resources
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40
Unit Leadership and Authority
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40
Unit Budget
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40
Personnel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Unit Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Unit Resources, Including Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49