ERIC Number: EJ625759
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Preservice Teachers in Two Different Multicultural Field Programs: The Complex Influences of School Context.
Richards, Janet C.; Moore, Ramona C.; Gipe, Joan P.
Research in the Schools, v3 n2 p23-34 Fall 1996
The influences of elementary school context were studied with 88 preservice teachers student teaching in 2 different university field programs. Data support the benefits of pluralistic school experiences for future teachers and suggest that contextual conditions unique to a particular school may influence preservice teachers' learning and thinking. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Context Effect, Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student), Education Majors, Educational Environment, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education, Multicultural Education, Preservice Teachers, School Culture, Student Teachers, Teacher Education
Mid-South Educational Research Association and the University of Alabama, Office of Research and Service, P.O. Box 870231, Tuscaloosa, AL 35478-0231 (individual subscription, $25 a year; institutional subscription, $30; foreign surcharge, $24 a year). Research supported by a Graduate Fellowship from Yale University.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New York, NY, April 8-12, 1996).