The recruitment of STEM-talented students into teacher education programs

Lee, Kar-Tin & Nason, Rodney A. (2013) The recruitment of STEM-talented students into teacher education programs. International Journal of Engineering Education, 29(4), pp. 833-838.

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This paper begins by identifying three main reasons why many of the more STEM-Talented students at our universities do not consider enrolling in STEM teacher education programs. Then based on a review of the literature, a framework for addressing this dilemma is presented and discussed. This framework consists of a set of three principles together with eleven strategies for the operationalization of these principles. During the presentation of the framework, the roles of governments and of universities at the institutional, faculty/division and departmental levels in the operationalization of the framework are examined.

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ID Code: 64419
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Selected papers from the 2012 International STEM in Education Conference, Beijing, P. R. China
Keywords: teacher education, recruitment, pre-service teachers, STEM-literate
ISSN: 0949-149X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 TEMPUS Publications.
Deposited On: 13 Nov 2013 22:43
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2013 04:00

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