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ERIC Number: EJ872972
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
Producing Caring Qualified Teachers: An Exploration of the Influence of Pre-Service Teacher Concerns on Learner-Centeredness
Dunn, Karee E.; Rakes, Glenda C.
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v26 n3 p516-521 Apr 2010
In a time where students in the United States academic performance continues to lag behind in the international rankings, a disconcerting phenomenon in concerns literature indicates that pre-service and in-service teachers report low levels of concerns regarding the effect implementation of educational innovations have on students. This study explored the relationship of pre-service teachers' learner-centeredness and their concerns related to how learner-centered education affects students. Results indicated that as learner-centeredness increased, so did concerns about student outcomes. Implications for teacher education programmes in the US and abroad will be discussed. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States