GENERALIZATIONS IN TEACHER EDUCATION: SEDUCTIVE AND MISLEADING

@inproceedings{Gitomer2000GENERALIZATIONSIT,
  title={GENERALIZATIONS IN TEACHER EDUCATION: SEDUCTIVE AND MISLEADING},
  author={Drew H. Gitomer and Andrew S. Latham},
  year={2000}
}
The authors contend that the temptation to generalize about the problems and potential solutions facing teacher education are often simplified to the point of being misleading. Sensible policy decisions based on research findings require that attention be given to the complex profile of supply and demand and teacher ability; these issues should be explored in consideration of local demand and specific content-area needs. The authors posit that the academic ability of teachers is not adequately… CONTINUE READING

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