ERIC Number: ED190501
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Key Processes in the Socialization of Student Teachers: Limitations and Consequences of Oversocialized Conceptions of Teacher Socialization.
Zeichner, Kenneth M.
Two differing viewpoints on the socialization of student teachers are presented in this review of the literature on the subject. The functionalist view places the student teacher in a passive role, shaped by childhood experiences, and influenced by peers, pupils, cooperating teachers, supervisors, and the structure of the school environment. The opposing view of socilization regards the student teacher as an individual adjusting to the school society without deep internal changes in beliefs or attitudes. The implications of these opposing philosophies are discussed with questions on the value of the student teaching experience and their implications for teacher education. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Boston, MA, April, 1980).