Author Archive

Stacy Duffield

North Dakota State University

Toward a Valid and Reliable Student Teacher Observation Tool

The North Dakota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education received a 2017-2018 AACTE State Chapter Support Grant for work on supervisor training modules to enhance the reliability and utility of the state’s new student teacher observation tool. Other AACTE chapters have also recently pursued collaborative work around assessment instruments, including those in Kansas and Ohio.

In 2016, the 12 member institutions of the North Dakota state chapter of AACTE collaborated to develop a student teacher observation tool (STOT). We were seeking a high-quality instrument to facilitate program improvement through meaningful, valid, and reliable data. We also knew that working together decreased the workload for all and leveraged resources and expertise across campuses. Finally, we were interested in adding to the common metrics used statewide to enable continued collaboration to improve teacher preparation in North Dakota.

On Twitter

“I have always wondered what makes effective educators think and act the way they do.” The Journal of Teacher Educa… https://t.co/fwgV9iVqHv

AACTE

Why attend AACTE’s 2019 Washington Week? “Your Voice Matters” is this year’s theme & features 3 events: State Leade… https://t.co/N6W6g2eWuy

AACTE

Tags

AACTE Tools

Follow Us