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ERIC Number: ED011547
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 37
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Reference Count: 0
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ATTITUDINAL CHANGES TOWARD ADULT EDUCATION DURING STUDENT TEACHING.
MILLER, TEXTON R.; PASOUR, HENRY
AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE STUDENT TEACHER SEMESTER CONSISTS OF A PERIOD OF 7 WEEKS ON CAMPUS AND 10 WEEKS OFF CAMPUS IN A STUDENT TEACHING CENTER. FROM 1960 TO 1965, ALL AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION SENIORS (166) WHO UNDERWENT STUDENT TEACHING WERE GIVEN A 29-ITEM ATTITUDE INVENTORY AT THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE SEMESTER. THE STUDY FINDINGS SHOWED THAT (1) EACH OF THE 6-YEAR GROUPS SHOWED A GAIN IN FAVORABLE ATTITUDE TOWARD ADULT EDUCATION AS A FUNCTION OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL, (2) STUDENT ATTITUDE SCORES AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SEMESTER WERE LOWER DURING THE LAST HALF OF THE STUDY, (3) END OF THE SEMESTER SCORES WERE HIGHER DURING THE LAST 3 YEARS, AND (4) BEFORE THEIR TEACHING SEMESTER, STUDENTS FELT TEACHERS SHOULD DEVOTE FROM 31 TO 43.7 PERCENT OF THEIR TIME TO ADULT EDUCATION. AFTER STUDENT TEACHING, THE RANGE BECAME 35.9 TO 48.3 PERCENT. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh.
Identifiers: North Carolina (Raleigh)