ERIC Number: EJ624065
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Cultural Assimilation: A Narrative Case Study of Student-Teaching in an Inner-City School.
Rushton, Stephen P.
Teaching and Teacher Education, v17 n2 p147-60 Feb 2001
Examines a white preservice teacher's experiences in an inner city school. Analysis of interviews, written reflections, and group discussions describes a journey from initial culture shock, eliciting both emotional and cognitive dissonance, to cultural assimilation as she adapted to concerns about her students, worries about working with her mentoring teacher, and doubts about her own abilities. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A