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ERIC Number: EJ911692
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
Preservice Teachers' Sense of Preparedness and Self-Efficacy to Teach in America's Urban and Suburban Schools: Does Context Matter?
Siwatu, Kamau Oginga
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v27 n2 p357-365 Feb 2011
The researcher examined the influence that school contextual factors have on American preservice teachers' sense of preparedness to teach and culturally responsive teaching self-efficacy appraisals. The findings suggest that preservice teachers in this study felt more prepared and confident to teach in a suburban school compared to an urban school. Additionally, preservice teachers felt less prepared and confident to teach English Language Learners regardless of their enrolment in an urban or suburban school. This study has implications for the preparation of teachers who are self-efficacious in their ability to teach in both urban and suburban educational settings. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A