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ERIC Number: EJ656451
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-8326
Four Case Studies of Prospective Science Teachers' Beliefs Concerning Constructivist Teaching Practices.
Haney, Jodi J.; McArthur, Julia
Science Education, v86 n6 p783-802 Nov 2002
Case studies were constructed for four prospective teachers who were purposely selected as a result of their scores on the Classroom Learning Environment Survey (CLES) to gain a better understanding of emerging constructivist beliefs and classroom practices. Finds two kinds of beliefs, central beliefs defined as those dictating subsequent teaching behaviors, and peripheral beliefs that were stated but not operationalized. (Author/MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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