ERIC Number: ED167539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Nationwide Survey of Practices in Selection and Retention of Teacher Education Candidates.
Shank, Kathlene S.
The results of a national survey to ascertain what criteria universities and colleges are utilizing to make selection and retention decisions concerning teacher education candidates are presented. A survey of related research and literature provided the fabric for development of the survey questionnaire. Four points at which decisions regarding selection and retention are traditionally made were apparent: admission to the teacher education program; retention in the teacher education program; graduation from the program; and certification or licensure to teach. Instruments and procedures utilized included: self-report questionnaires; biographical forms; tests of aptitude and knowledge; school grades; structured interviews; measure of values, attitudes, and personality characteristics; and letters of reference. Appended to this report are the instruments used for the survey. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A