ERIC Number: EJ514299
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
A Prototype View of Expert Teaching.
Sternberg, Robert J.; Horvath, Joseph A.
Educational Researcher, v24 n6 p9-17 Aug-Sep 1995
Argues for a reconceptualization of teaching expertise based on psychological similarities of expert teachers to one another. The authors offer a prototype-based categorization model, drawn from psychological research, on which the family resemblance among expert teachers may be founded. The authors discuss several implications of the prototype view for understanding and fostering expertise among teachers. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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