ERIC Number: EJ523687
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
The Status of Teacher Training in U.S. and Canadian Sociology Departments.
Pescosolido, Bernice A.; Milkie, Melissa A.
Teaching Sociology, v23 n4 p341-52 Oct 1995
Examines survey responses from 218 U.S. and Canadian sociology departments on the nature of teacher training for graduate students. Reveals that teacher training is consistently subordinated to research skills instruction. Posits a concurring devaluation of teaching among sociologists. Includes survey instrument, schools queried, and statistical tables. (MJP)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Departments, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, School Surveys, Sociology, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Assistants
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada