Search results for: Rosenberg Michael S.
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The Effects of Guided Video Analysis on Teacher Candidates’ Reflective Ability and Instructional Skills
The goal of this study was to understand the effects of guiding teacher candidates through common video-recording and self-reflection activities during student teaching internships to determine whether such activities improve teacher candidates’ reflective abilities and instructional skills. Thirty-six teacher candidates with similar prior experience were divided into two groups. Both groups self-reported significant improvements in their teaching ability, but only the treatment group demonstrated significant growth in reflective ability and instructional skills over time.
Updated: May. 11, 2017
Special Education Teaching as a Profession: Lessons Learned From Occupations That Have Achieved Full Professional Standing
This article discusses issues surrounding the status of special education teaching as a profession. First, the authors consider what makes an occupation a profession and examine the range of views of professions in American society. Second, the authors describe the evolution and developmental history of three established professions: medicine, law, and engineering. The authors then consider the developmental status of special education in relation to the histories of these three established professions. They conclude with a discussion of actions that will be necessary if special education teaching is to achieve the status of a profession.
Updated: Nov. 23, 2009
In this article, the authors present a series of guidelines intended to assist teacher educators in the development of alternative route (AR) programs. These guidelines, presented within the context of best practices in teacher education, relate directly to what is known about the characteristics of successful AR programs as well as the participants who access these programs.
Updated: May. 11, 2009
The article addresses the issue of shortages of teachers in science, mathematics, and special education, and the alternatives to traditional preparation programs that have been proposed and developed. The authors use economic research and theory to identify principles of effective design and include considerations such as program location, candidate selection, program cost, financial support, program requirements, practice teaching, and mentoring.
Updated: Jan. 02, 2008