ERIC Number: EJ572746
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Nontraditional Teacher Education Students: A Synthesis of the Literature.
Eifler, Karen; Potthoff, Dennis E.
Journal of Teacher Education, v49 n3 p187-95 May-Jun 1998
Examines the characteristics and needs of older student teachers, reviewing research on nontraditional students and prospective teachers; discussing the unique strengths and challenges of nontraditional students; presenting teacher education's responses to this growing population; showing how teacher educators deal programmatically with older students and facilitate their transition into classrooms; and offering implications and questions generated by the research. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Nontraditional Teacher Preparation.