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Re: Pre-service training

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Lisa Skeen (
Tue, 23 Nov 1999 11:07:40 -0500

The Austin's wrote:

> I did learn a TON of education/art education theories - not real practical
> knowledge on the job. I pretty much felt like a soldier who was taught the
> history of war and theories on how to fight, and then dumped on the battle
> front and was expected to know how to fight.

EXACTLY! We had a class called "Foundations of Education". I passed it, but I
can't tell you to this day what it was about or what connection is has to
teaching. The only thing I can figure is, the professor was tenured and they
had to let him teach SOMETHING, so he "taught" the book he wrote.

Lisa Skeen
Living Tree Pottery & Handmade Soaps    Summerfield, NC
"They call it 'PMS' because 'Mad Cow Disease' was already taken."

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