Description of Data Element 01436





NAME:         Teacher Education Program Method                                  



NUMBER:       01436                                                             



FILES/TABLES: TEF                                                               



INTENT:                                                                         
   Legislative Requests                                                         
   Applicant Analysis                                                           
   Community Colleges Follow-Up Study                                           
   Pre-service State Approved Teacher Preparation Program Reporting             



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   A code indicating the method used by the student to complete                 
   this State Approved Teacher Preparation Program.                             



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   MISSING OR INVALID                                     CRITICAL              
        TEF                                                                     
   FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON                  FREQUENCY             
        TEF                                                                     



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   Use the code indicating the method used by the student to                    
   complete this State Approved Teacher Preparation Program.                    



TABLE VALUES:                                                                   
   A              Primarily campus-based,                                       
                      traditional credit courses                                
   B              Primarily campus-based,                                       
                      competency-based, credit courses                          
   C              Primarily non-campus,                                         
                      site-based, traditional credit courses                    
   D              Primarily non-campus,                                         
                      site-based, competency-based, credit courses              
   E              Primarily distance learning,                                  
                      credit courses                                            
   F              Primarily campus-based,                                       
                      competency-based, non-credit (alternative                 
                      preparation)                                              
   G              Primarily non-campus,                                         
                      site-based, competency-based,                             
                      non-credit (alternative preparation)                      
   H              Primarily distance learning,                                  
                      non-credit (alternative preparation)                      
   I              Other - Must be explained at submission                       



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(1)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          TEA_EDU_PGM_MTH                                        
   SHORT NAME:           PGMMTH                                                 



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  05/22/01                                                   



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