European Journal of Teacher Education volume 37, issue 3, P262-278 2013 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2013.845162 View full text
E.T. Canrinus, M. Fokkens-Bruinsma

Abstract: This study provides insights into possible changes in 83 student teachers' motives for becoming teachers, their professional commitment and their self-efficacy after a year of teacher education. Furthermore, it addresses the extent to which these changes relate to student teachers' perceptions of their learning environment -specifically, their perceptions of the quality of teaching, generic skills and assessment. Student teachers completed a survey at the beginning and at the end of a single year of teacher e…

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