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Abstract Title: Developing an assessment of physics teacher preparation programs: DASI-P
Abstract Type: Contributed Poster Presentation
Abstract: In December 2019, the AAAS published a commissioned report, ``A Synthesis of Research on and Measurement of STEM Teacher Preparation.'' The authors argue that common measures are required to move the field of STEM teacher preparation forward, particularly those that assess STEM teacher preparation programs, noting that there is virtually ''no published research related to the improvement of educator preparation programs.'' This need exists not only in secondary teacher preparation, but for instructional- and learning-assistant (LA) programs in undergraduate teaching as well: while a range of instruments examine the effects that LAs have on undergraduate learning, none specifically examine LA programs through the lens of LAs' own developing knowledge of teaching. We report on the design and status of a selected-response assessment to measure the success of these programs in supporting attentiveness to student ideas -- that is, the ability to interpret and respond to students' scientific ideas.
Session Time: Poster Session 3
Poster Number: III-4

Author/Organizer Information

Primary Contact: Leslie Atkins
Boise State University
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 2083408317
and Co-Presenter(s)
Katie Palmer (she/her), Boise State University
Michele Carney (she/her), Boise State University