ERIC Number: EJ1021704
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
It Takes a Village: Investigating the Critical Role Clinical Faculty Play in Mathematics Teacher Education
Bahr, Damon L.
Teacher Development, v17 n4 p518-537 2013
The dispositions of preservice elementary education teachers toward reform-oriented mathematics education were surveyed before and after an extended pre-student teaching practicum. During the practicum, university and school-based personnel served as 'clinical faculty' as they supported the preservice teachers' practicum experiences. The preservice teachers' perceptions of the clinical faculty's dispositions were also surveyed. Relationships between changes in the dispositions of the preservice teachers and their perceptions of the clinical faculty were discovered, thus highlighting the important influence clinical faculty wield as mathematics teacher educators.
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Role, Clinical Supervision (of Teachers), Preservice Teacher Education, Student Attitudes, Pretests Posttests, Practicums, Elementary School Mathematics, Partnerships in Education, Field Experience Programs, Student Surveys, Attitude Change, Beliefs, Statistical Analysis
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Elementary Education; Higher Education; Early Childhood Education
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