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Preservice Second-Career Teachers in a Blended Online-Residential Preparation Program: Profiling Characteristics and Motivations
Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • Samuel J. Smith, Liberty University
  • John J. Pantana, Liberty University
Publication Date
1-1-2009
Document Type
Conference Presentation
Disciplines
Comments
Presented at the Virginia Educational Research Association. Charlottesville, VA. Sep. 2009.
Abstract
This study examines preservice second-career teachers (SCTs), their motivations for switching careers, and their perceptions of the profession. Participants were graduate students in a blended online-residential Master of Arts in Teaching program (n=311). Profiles, characteristics, motivations, and perceptions were explored using the FIT-Choice (Factors Influencing Teaching Choice) Scale and focus groups.
Citation Information
Samuel J. Smith and John J. Pantana. "Preservice Second-Career Teachers in a Blended Online-Residential Preparation Program: Profiling Characteristics and Motivations" (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john_pantana/10/