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Lesson Study, a Means for Fostering Collaborative Reflection: Effects on the Self-Efficacy and Teaching Practices of Developmental Education College Success Course Instructors

Abstract ABSTRACT Counselors at a public community college who teach a first-year college success course to developmental education students do not have effective opportunities or a systematic method to develop their teaching practice. Moreover, like a majority of community college and university instructors, many counselors do not have formal training in instruction. Since the retention and persistence rates of developmental education students are low when compared to non-developmental education students, and the purpose of the college success course is to increase developmental education student success, it is imperative that instructors of the college success course are well-trained to provide high quality learning experiences. The researcher imp... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Lucas, Miguel (Author) / Carlson, David L (Advisor) / Barnard, Wendy (Committee member) / Haas, Eric (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Community college education / Teacher education / Higher education / College Success Course / Community College / Developmental Education / Lesson Study / Professional Development / Teacher Development
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 319 pages
Language English
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Note Ed.D. Leadership and Innovation 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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