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Information that may include individual facts, statistics, or items of information. For CAEP purposes, data include results of assessment or information from statistical or numerical descriptions of phenomena, status, achievement, or trends.
The accreditation decision when an educator preparation provider’s (EPP) case for initial accreditation fails to meet one or more CAEP standards.
A process of breaking down collected measures according to categories of the whole or by areas of licensure to reveal patterns, trends, and allow for comparisons to inform continuous improvements. Data such as retention and graduation rates are commonly disaggregated by year and according to demographic characteristics such as race/ethnicity, and gender. (Adapted from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges glossary).
A branch of knowledge, typically studied in higher education, that becomes the specific subject area in which a teacher specializes (such as history), or the professional field in which an educator practices (such as educational administration).
The habits of professional action and moral commitments that underlie an educator’s performance (InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards, p. 6.)
A formal educational process in which instruction occurs when the learning and the instructor are not in the same place at the same time. Distance learning can occur through virtually any media and include asynchronous or synchronous modes as well as electronic or printed communications.
(1) Individual differences (e.g., personality, interests, learning modalities, and life experiences),and (2) group differences (e.g., race, ethnicity, ability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, nationality, language, religion, political affiliation, and socio-economic background) (InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards, p. 21).