Previous studies have shown that adequate content knowledge is a necessary, but not sufficient, requirement for affective teaching. While legislation requests teachers to be "highly qualified" in a subject area, such as physics, many teachers are frequently asked to teach in an area when they are not certified through a teaching license to do so. This study uses mixed methods to examine the knowledge of beginning physics teachers.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2010Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p.195-204 )Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Curriculum and instruction (Science education)