NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
ERIC Number: EJ972012
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1539-2422
Higher Education Faculty versus High School Teacher: Does Pedagogical Preparation Make a Difference?
Jensen, Jamie L.
Bioscene: Journal of College Biology Teaching, v37 n2 p30-36 Dec 2011
Higher education faculty are not held to the same standard of pedagogical preparation as primary and secondary teachers. This perspectives essay points out the difference in pedagogical preparations between higher education faculty and high school teachers. The essay highlights research indicating the importance of pedagogical training, offers suggestions on how to improve higher education teaching practices, and lists valuable teaching and assessment resources. Lastly, the essay encourages higher education faculty to seek pedagogical training and expend the necessary effort to become more effective instructors. (Contains 3 tables.)
Association of College and Biology Educators. Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States