The United States is facing an unprecedented teacher shortage. With many studies estimating that 17-33% of teachers leave the profession within their first five years of starting a career, something needs to change to keep new teachers in the classroom. This study evaluates the effectiveness of peer observation as a learning tool to supplement the training of preservice teachers on an elementary campus. Observational learning theory and adult learning theory created the lens through which peer observations were implemented and evaluated in this study.
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- Partial requirement for: Ed.D., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 82-87)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Leadership and innovation