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Reflective Practices of Secondary English Education Candidates : From Coursework to the Teacher Performance Assessment

Author:
Dvornik, Christine M.
Degree Supervisor:
Jenny Cook Gumperz
Place of Publication:
[Santa Barbara, Calif.]
Publisher:
University of California, Santa Barbara
Creation Date:
2014
Issued Date:
2014
Topics:
Education, Language and Literature, Education, Secondary, Education, Curriculum and Instruction, and Education, Evaluation
Genres:
Online resources and Dissertations, Academic
Degree Grantor:
University of California, Santa Barbara. Education
Dissertation:
Ph.D.--University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014
Description:

Teacher Education Programs such as that at UCSB embed performance assessment (edTPA) into the curriculum. Because of this, it is difficult to separate the reflection preservice teachers engage in for the performance assessment from the rest of the Teacher Education Program curriculum. This research seeks to describe the kind of reflections that teacher candidates engage in throughout their teacher education preparation. To achieve this, I analyzed four portfolios of preservice SST English teachers and completed a series of semi-structured interviews, building case studies based on each candidate's reflective experiences.

Through these case studies, we may better establish how teacher education programs, such as that at UCSB that embed the edTPA performance assessment into their program, implement the assessment to build an authentic, student focused inquiry process. Additionally, the research will help outline the UC's specific contribution to teacher education, specifically as it relates to performance assessment.

Physical Description:
1 online resource (180 pages)
Format:
Text
Collection(s):
UCSB electronic theses and dissertations
ARK:
ark:/48907/f3k935pb
ISBN:
9781321567816
Catalog System Number:
990045118270203776
Rights:
Inc.icon only.dark In Copyright
Copyright Holder:
Christine Gaul
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