ERIC Number: ED070756
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Determining the Effects of Simulation Training on Student Teaching Behavior. Final Report.
Ponder, Virginia B.; Heath, Ray G.
This report studies the effects of exposure to simulated critical teaching problems on attitudes and student teaching behavior of prospective elementary teachers. The experimental group participated in simulated training over an 11-week period with feedback from the instructor as a part of their regular teacher training program. The control group followed the regular teacher training program without the use of simulation. The evaluative data were derived from the pre- and posttreatment use of seven instruments. The data were appropriately analyzed according to the specific nature of the data yielded by these instruments. As a result of the statistical analysis of the data, no significant differences were found. It was concluded that student teachers that had the simulated training experiences did not perform any better, nor exhibit more positive attitudes, than did those student teachers not receiving the simulation training. A 14-item bibliography and appendixes are included. (Author/MJM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Teachers Coll., Emporia.