ERIC Number: EJ471854
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Perceptions of Their Preparation by 42 Texas Elementary School Teachers Compared with Their Responses as Student Teachers.
Houston, W. Robert; Williamson, James L.
Teacher Education and Practice, v8 n2 p27-42 Fall-Win 1992-93
This study compared elementary teachers' perceptions of their teaching assignments and preparation for teaching with student teachers' responses. Teachers were less enthusiastic, appreciated academic courses more, rated the impact of preparation programs higher, and cited inadequate preparation in handling classroom management and behavior problems as the main weakness of preservice programs. (SM)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Beginning Teachers, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Followup Studies, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Student Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Qualifications
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Texas