ERIC Number: EJ596204
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Gauging Field Support for a Proposed Field-Based Teacher Education Program.
Martin, Andrea K.; Hutchinson, Nancy L.; Whitehead, LeRoy E.
Teacher Education Quarterly, v26 n2 p21-34 Spr 1999
Describes focus-group discussions involving teachers and principals participating in the restructuring of the Queen's University of Kingston teacher-education program, examining the new program's emphasis on experiential learning, discussing how the focus groups sought the views of school partners on four aspects of the program, and noting three themes (partnership, pragmatics, and problematics) resulting from the focus groups. (SM)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Experience Programs, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Practicums, Pragmatics, Preservice Teacher Education, Problem Solving, Program Evaluation, Student Teaching
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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