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ERIC Number: EJ1021910
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0162-6620
An Examination of Teacher Education in Literacy Instruction and Candidate Perceptions of Their Learned Literacy Practices
Wolsey, Thomas DeVere; Young, Janet R.; Scales, Roya Q.; Scales, W. David; Lenski, Susan; Yoder, Karen K.; Wold, Linda; Smetana, Linda; Grisham, Dana L.; Ganske, Kathy; Dobler, Elizabeth; Chambers, Sandra A.
Action in Teacher Education, v35 n3 p204-222 2013
Using mixed-methods approaches and cross-case analysis procedures of a study of 10 teacher-preparation programs across the United States, researchers identified signature aspects of the programs that captured key elements unique to each institution and compared teacher candidate perceptions of learning with the expressed intentions of the faculty. The teacher candidates' perceptions of their learning were contextualized in terms of the 2003 to 2010 Standards for the Teaching Profession of the International Reading Association. Findings indicate some deficiencies across the institutions as well as many strengths and key attributes. Implications for teacher preparation programs and accountability of those programs are discussed. Further directions for research, including the second and third phases of this study, are suggested.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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