ERIC Number: ED024584
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966
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Characteristics of Teachers Submitting Applications for Academic Year Institute Programs at Oregon State University.
Jorgensen, Harold Christen
Analyzed were participants in six Academic Year Institutes (AYI), 1957-62, and a systematic random selected one-half of the rejectees. Rejectees for 1960 were not included. Of 35 personal and professional characteristics a comparison was made between or among (1) acceptees and rejectees of each year, (2) acceptees for each year, (3) rejectees for each year, and (4) applicants from Oregon, Washington, California and all other geographical areas. An extensive list of conclusions was drawn from the data. A few of these are (1) significant differences among acceptee groups were noted with respect to number of summer institutes attended and the reading of science journals, (2) rejectees differed in age, summer institutes attended, years since last degree, graduate credit in science, membership in professional organizations and extent of professional journal reading, (3) applicants from Washington, Oregon, and California met their respective state certification requirements in terms of science/mathematics preparation, (4) in terms of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recommendations many applicants were lacking in depth and breadth in mathematics and science preparation, and (5) acceptees and rejectees were significantly different in several characteristics. (BC)
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Background, Institutes (Training Programs), Science Programs, Science Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education
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Authoring Institution: Oregon State Univ., Corvallis.