ERIC Number: ED040143
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Concerns of Teachers. A Manual for Teacher Educators: Increasing Teacher Satisfaction with Professional Preparation by Considering Teachers' Concerns when Planning Preservice and Inservice Education.
Fuller, Frances; Case, Carol
In order to provide courses which are relevant and which will increase teachers' satisfaction with their pre- and in-service education, it is necessary to identify and assess those matters which most concern them. An instrument based on a three-stage model was devised: Stage 1, education majors who have never taught and who have no concern about teaching, stage 2, preservice teachers with a minimum of experience who are mainly concerned about their own performance, and stage 3, experienced teachers whose concern is for their pupils. The manual material deals with the second group, tracing six stages of concern, from orientation to teaching, through control, student relationship, student gain (both cognitive and affective), and personal growth and professional issues. The development tasks for the student teachers and the instructional procedures in educational psychology are outlined for each stage. The assessment instrument is included, with instructions on scoring and an overview of the codes employed. Examples are given under each code to illustrate the type of statement which may be expected. Two appendixes give details of available material on teacher personal growth and a short bibliography of relevant research. (MBM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Research and Development Center for Teacher Education.