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Yildizer, Günay; Yilmaz, Ilker; Solmaz, Dilek Yaliz; Simsek, Deniz; Uçar, Dilara Ebru – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine attitudes of physical education and sport teacher candidates, studying in physical education teaching program and alternative teacher certification program in Turkey, towards teaching profession. The sample of this study consisted of 172 physical education teacher candidates in alternative teacher education…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Alternative Teacher Certification, Gender Differences, Team Sports
Kaye, Elizabeth A., Ed.; Makos, Jeffrey J., Ed. – University of Chicago Press, 2010
This annual volume offers the most complete and current listings of the requirements for certification of a wide range of educational professionals at the elementary and secondary levels. "Requirements for Certification" is a valuable resource, making much-needed knowledge available in one straightforward volume. Appended are: (1) How to…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Teacher Certification, Secondary Schools, Counselor Certification
Fallona, Catherine; Johnson, Amy – Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation, 2017
As requested by the Maine Legislature's Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs, the Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI) has conducted a study with the purpose of examining current research and evidence-based policies related to teacher credentialing systems. The goal is to inform revisions to Maine's current…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Credentials, Teacher Certification, Educational Change
Hesson, Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This dissertation study compared the three most common pathways of traditional preparation for novice middle level teachers (elementary, middle level, and secondary) and attempted to answer the central question of which group felt best prepared for middle level teaching. Selected novice teachers from each of the three pathways were interviewed and…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Education Programs
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Hrabowski,, Freeman A., III; Sanders, Mavis G. – Thought & Action, 2015
In 2014, for the first time in U.S. public schools, the percentage of Hispanic, African American, Asian, and other students of color exceeded the percentage of white students, creating a majority-minority system that reflects the mosaic of cultures, experiences, languages, and religions that characterize this nation. In stark contrast, an…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Diversity (Faculty), Ethnic Diversity, College Faculty
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Fayne, Harriet; Qian, Gaoyin – New Educator, 2016
This longitudinal case study investigated how one School of Education (SOE), situated in an urban, commuter, public university, responded to the New York State mandate to require the edTPA for initial teacher certification. In order to engage faculty in the work of program redesign, SOE administrators employed a covert leadership approach. Based…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Case Studies, Longitudinal Studies, Schools of Education
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Maheady, Lawrence J.; Patti, Angela L.; Rafferty, Lisa A.; del Prado Hill, Pixita – Remedial and Special Education, 2019
School-university partnerships have served as possible solutions for many contemporary educational challenges. As centers for clinical practice, they are potential vehicles for the development and refinement of candidate use of high-leverage practices (HLPs). This article describes our institution's efforts to utilize our framework for clinically…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Educational Practices, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education Programs
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Beaulieu, Rodney – Cogent Education, 2016
This study focuses on a recording from a week of third-grade classroom sessions. The recording was used to train new teachers in a certification program and provided data for a learning community that was studying classroom discourse. The third-grade teacher was described as being "outstanding" and "culturally responsive" by…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Literacy Education, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Follo, Eric J.; Rivard, James J. – ERS Spectrum, 2009
This study focuses on the effectiveness of the alternative elementary teacher certification program at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. The program was developed in response to the projected teacher shortage, the need for teachers in subjects such as mathematics and science, the need for teachers in urban schools, and the need for…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Elementary Education, Teacher Shortage, Program Effectiveness
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Harvey, Douglas M.; Caro, Ronald – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2017
The authors of this study utilized the TPACK (Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge) framework in developing and assessing these skills within an advanced technology integration course for preservice teachers. The research contributes to the use of TPACK as a metric for measuring technology integration of pre-service teachers. Two…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Preservice Teachers, Technology Integration
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Schmid, Dale – Arts Education Policy Review, 2019
The "Dance Entry Level Teacher Assessment" (DELTA) measures pedagogical content knowledge and subject-specific content knowledge in dance. Created and administered jointly by the National Dance Education Organization and the State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education, DELTA represents a first step toward reaching national…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Teacher Competencies, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Beginning Teachers
Kucharczuk, Robert Thomas – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The following study examined the perceived developmental influence of the university supervisor-student teacher relationship during the student teaching phase of teacher preparation. Since the supervisor is viewed as the gatekeeper to eventual teacher certification and acts as an evaluator, mentor, and instructor (Borko & Mayfield, 1995;…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Student Teacher Supervisors, Qualitative Research
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Johnson, Lauren; McHugh, Sarah; Eagle, Jessica L.; Spires, Hiller A. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
In the current article, two kindergarten teachers and two university researchers explain how 45 kindergarten students collaboratively engaged in a specific inquiry approach called Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global. PBI Global consists of five-phases: (a) ask a compelling question, (b) gather and analyse sources, (c) creatively synthesize claims…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Inquiry, Global Approach
Reese, Susan – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), 2010
In 2009, the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) brief, "Alternative Certification Programs: Meeting the Demand for Effective Teachers," noted that each state had its own requirements for alternative certification, and while some states and school districts have become more open to alternative certification, other states are very…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Effectiveness, Policy Analysis, Alternative Teacher Certification
Clouse, Scarlet – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences between alternative certification pathways, specifically those offered through a university-based, post baccalaureate certification program and a regional education service center certification program. A quantitative research design was implemented and archived scores on the TExES PPR…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Program Effectiveness, Statistical Analysis, Research Design
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