Graduate Project Title
An Evaluation of the Central Washington University "Merge" Teacher Preparation Program
Date of Degree Completion
Master of Education (MEd)
Jack L. McPherson
Second Committee Member
Third Committee Member
The purpose of this project was to assess pre-service teachers perceptions of their training in the Merge Program. Merge is a pilot teacher preparation program at Central Washington University characterized by enhanced early field experience, integration of coursework, and integration of special education and regular education. To accomplish the purpose stated above, participants in the Merge Program were surveyed and data was analyzed. Current research on field experience, integration of coursework, and integration of special and regular education was reviewed.
Black, Sara K., "An Evaluation of the Central Washington University "Merge" Teacher Preparation Program" (1996). All Graduate Projects. 466.
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