ERIC Number: EJ605847
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
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Unlocking the Knowledge in Action of an Expert Practitioner.
Ethell, Ruth G.; McMeniman, Marilyn M.
Journal of Teacher Education, v51 n2 p87-101 Mar-Apr 2000
Describes a cognitive intervention that offered novice student teachers access to the thinking underlying an expert teacher's practice, examining the implementation and impact of the cognitive intervention, which involved two 2-hour workshops held between participants' first and second practicum experiences. Workshop transcripts indicated that participants' final understandings of expert teaching and thinking underlying teaching expertise differed from their initial interpretations. (SM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Observation, Preservice Teacher Education, Reflective Teaching, Student Development, Student Teacher Attitudes, Student Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Competencies, Teaching Experience, Teaching Skills, Workshops
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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