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Educational Foundations and Curriculum

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Conditions vary relative to the effectiveness of directed student teaching in normal schools and teachers colleges. The activities range all the way from poorly guided observation on the one hand to careful demonstration and directed teaching on the other. But even in the latter cases there is still room for improvement in the guidance and evaluation of student teaching. This is due to several reasons, among which should be included the difficulty of analyzing personality, the lack of definite applications of educational psychology, and the almost total absence of objectivity in the measurement of teaching skill.


This article was originally published in Educational Administration and Supervision.

Educational Administration and Supervision


Educational Administration and Supervision

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