Search results for: Sindelar Paul T.
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In this article, the authors propose an agenda for special education teacher education researchers. The authors emphasize that particular attention should be paid to policy work and studies of innovations in pre-service preparation, induction and mentoring, and professional development. The authors discuss strategies to bolster the research foundation, namely, by oversampling special education teachers in the Schools and Staffing Survey and the Teacher Follow-Up Survey and by fostering the development of models of teacher development and related measures of teacher quality.
Updated: Jun. 13, 2010
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