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The aim of this study is to gain insight into the content and sources of the educational ideals of beginning student teachers. The authors interviewed twenty-four beginning student teachers within the disciplines of history and the English language from three teacher education institutes in the Netherlands. The student teachers were selected using the maximum variation sampling strategy and participated voluntarily. The authors’ findings show that beginning student teachers have various educational ideals regarding the personal, interpersonal and societal development of their students. Meaningful experiences related to forming educational ideals took place in the context of school, family, jobs and voluntary activities and societal issues. They conclude by discussing the outcomes of this study for teacher education and future research.
Updated: May. 13, 2021
Impact on Student Teachers' Conception of Learning and Teaching from Studying a Course in Educational Psychology
This study investigates changes in the conceptions of learning and teaching among undergraduate student teachers. It was found that there was an increase in the share of students that see learning and teaching from a cognitive-constructivist perspective.Furthermore, the findings revealed a decrease in the share that see learning and teaching from a behaviourist perspective by the end of the course.
Updated: Sep. 16, 2013
Person-centered education is a counseling-originated, educational psychology model, overripe for meta-analysis, that posits that positive teacher-student relationships are associated with optimal, holistic learning. It includes classical, humanistic education and today’s constructivist learner-centered model. The author reviewed about 1,000 articles to synthesize 119 studies from 1948 to 2004 with 1,450 findings and 355,325 students.
Updated: Jan. 15, 2008