ERIC Number: EJ351406
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Factors Which Deter Potential Science/Math Teachers from Teaching; Changes Necessary to Ameliorate their Concerns.
Evans, Robert H.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v24 n1 p77-85 Jan 1987
Reports on a study designed to identify "teaching oriented" students among freshmen at a midwestern engineering school who have chosen not to become teachers. Discusses the reasons these "potential" math and science teachers have for making that choice. Examines how this problem could be alleviated. (TW)
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Quality of Working Life, Science Education, Science Teachers, Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Science, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Salaries, Teacher Supply and Demand
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A