ERIC Number: EJ507553
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Self-Reported Classroom Impact of Teachers' Theories about Learning and Obstacles to Implementation.
Brown, Dave F.; Rose, Terry D.
Action in Teacher Education, v17 n1 p20-29 Spr 1995
Two teacher educators interviewed 10 elementary teachers regarding their belief systems about the teaching/learning process, examining the extent to which their instruction reflected their beliefs and noting challenges to implementing instructional strategies that complemented their philosophies. Results indicated that teachers' theoretical beliefs about learning reflected an eclectic approach encompassing several well-known theories. (SM)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Higher Education, Instruction, Learning Processes, Preservice Teacher Education, Suburban Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Influence, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Connecting Theory and Practice in Teacher Education."