ERIC Number: EJ538495
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Metaphor Development by Secondary Teachers Enrolled in Graduate Teacher Education.
Stofflett, Rene T.
Teaching and Teacher Education, v12 n6 p577-89 Nov 1996
Describes a study which examined personal teaching metaphors developed by secondary teachers in a graduate course for improving understanding of relationships between teaching theory and practice and factors like school context, subject matter domain, personal history, and teaching experience. Case studies found several themes confirming prior recommendations for metaphor development in teacher education. (SM)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Case Studies, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Metaphors, Reflective Teaching, Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Background, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education, Teaching Experience, Teaching Styles, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A