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ERIC Number: EJ765687
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1172
The Perceptions of College Students on Teacher Quality: A Focus on Teacher Qualifications
Okpala, Comfort O.; Ellis, Richard
Education, v126 n2 p374-383 Win 2005
This study examines the perceptions of college students on teacher quality components, with exclusive focus on teacher qualifications. To accomplish the objective this study identifies the perceptions of college student on teacher quality components. Data for the study were collected from 218 college students enrolled in a HBCU from the southeastern United States of America. The results show that the perceptions of college students on teacher quality components vary. The emerging themes from this study are that teaching skills, commitment to student learning, content knowledge and verbal skills are important attributes of a quality teacher. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States