ERIC Number: EJ438471
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Teacher Effectiveness Research: Towards Describing User Friendly Classroom Instruction.
Yates, Gregory C. R.; Yates, Shirley M.
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, v10 n3 p225-38 1990
Examines teachers' roles as mediators of knowledge and cognitive learning in the classroom. Cites research findings concerning teacher effectiveness, expertise, and curriculum knowledge. Urges user-friendly, explicit methods of classroom teaching as opposed to child-centered learning without mediation by the teacher. Suggests that teacher effectiveness research be incorporated into teacher education programs. (DK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Methods Research, Observational Learning, Research Utilization, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Influence, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Experience, Teaching Methods, Teaching Styles
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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