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Title:English Student Teachers' Perceptions of Successful Student Teaching
Author(s):Wilson, Cynthia Lou
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Clift, Renée T.
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ed.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Education, Teacher Training
Abstract:As the culminating experience in teacher preparation, student teaching should be a time for student teachers to experience success before entering the work force. This study examined student teachers' opinions in order to better understand how they perceive themselves as successful as opposed to how cooperating teachers or on-site university coordinators gauge their success. Nineteen English student teachers from one large Midwestern university were interviewed both before and after their student teaching. Fifteen of the participants were female and four were male. Content analysis of interview transcriptions revealed four major interdependent themes affecting student teachers' self-analysis of success in student teaching: learning, relationships, confidence, and respect.
Issue Date:2000
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:288 p.
Thesis (Ed.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/80418
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9971220
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2000


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