In Teacher Dispositions: Envisioning Their Role in Education, Kim E. Koeppen and Judith Davison-Jenkins document their journey in developing and implementing assessment tools designed to reinforce and encourage teacher dispositions that support effective teaching and learning. This book_which contains insights from a variety of teacher candidates and inservice teachers_will spark dialogue surrounding not only what constitutes teacher dispositions, but also how and whether to assess them. Educators at all levels will find this book of interest as this new phenomenon begins to influence the course of education.
Kim E. Koeppen is an associate professor teaching courses in educational foundations, cultural diversity, and teaching methods and a supervisor of secondary student teachers at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN. Judith Davison-Jenkins is an associate professor of teacher development at St. Cloud State University, MN and taught literacy courses in grades 6-12 for more than 30 years.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 What Are We Looking For? Chapter 3 How do We Work with What We See? Chapter 4 What do Teacher Candidates See while in Our University Courses? Chapter 5 What do Teacher Candidates See while in K-12 Classrooms? Chapter 6 What Do Cooperating Teachers See? Chapter 7 What Do We See Looking Backward? Looking Forward?