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ERIC Number: ED201603
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Feb
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
The Evaluation of Student Teaching Practice--An Occupational Analysis Approach.
Burns, David
This paper discusses the use of occupational analysis techniques to describe and evaluate student teacher practice. Occupational analysis provides a proven procedure for improving the match between jobs and training programs. Teaching reports were analyzed to identify the criteria used by supervisors to assess the quality of student teaching. A list of teaching tasks was produced showing the average amount of time spent on each task, and ratings of the time spent, criticality, and complexity of task were used to develop a training priority index. The index was used to create an optimum training sequence for evaluating and designing the teaching practice program. The results were a rearrangement of topics in the instructional units and the introduction of new teaching materials to match the teaching tasks. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the National Conference on The Practicum in Teacher Education (2nd, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, February 4-8, 1981). Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document.