Preservice Second-Career Teachers in a Blended Online-Residential Preparation Program: Profiling Characteristics and MotivationsAmerican Educational Research Association (2010)
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.
- second-career teachers,
- career switchers,
- online education
Publication DateMay 1, 2010
Citation InformationSamuel J. Smith and John J. Pantana. "Preservice Second-Career Teachers in a Blended Online-Residential Preparation Program: Profiling Characteristics and Motivations" American Educational Research Association (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/samuel_smith/24/