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ERIC Number: EJ846649
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Aug
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
Establishing Professional Relationships in Practicum Settings
Ferrier-Kerr, Jenny L.
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v25 n6 p790-797 Aug 2009
The relationship between an associate teacher and student teacher is a crucial aspect of the practicum experience in pre-service teacher education. Establishing a professional relationship is critical to the learning that occurs during the practicum and is an element that requires a professional approach by all parties. This paper discusses a study which investigated the nature and substance of the professional relationship established between associate teachers and student teachers during a final block practicum. The findings indicated that for the associate teacher and student teacher to establish and develop a successful professional relationship both must be active in it.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A