ERIC Number: EJ551335
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Urban Field Experiences and Prospective Teachers' Attitudes toward Inner-City Schools.
Mason, Terrence C.
Teacher Education Quarterly, v24 n3 p29-40 Sum 1997
Reports a study that assessed changes in student teachers' attitudes toward inner-city teaching resulting from participation in a field-based practicum in an urban elementary school. Pre- and postpracticum surveys indicated that such experiences can yield positive results as long as certain crucial elements are in place. (SM)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Consciousness Raising, Diversity (Student), Elementary Education, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education, Inner City, Low Income Groups, Minority Group Children, Practicums, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Effectiveness, Student Teacher Attitudes, Student Teacher Supervisors, Student Teaching, Teacher Expectations of Students, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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