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The motivation of practice teachers - a research note

Shardlow, SM, Nixon, S and Rogers, J 2002, 'The motivation of practice teachers - a research note' , Learning In Health & Social Care, 1 (2) , pp. 67-74.

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Abstract

Practice teaching and learning are critical elements in the initial professional education of social workers, yet they are fraught with pressures and suffer from shortages in both placements and practice teachers. This paper considers some of the factors that influence social workers to become practice teachers and undertake the Practice Teaching Award (PTA) and those that affect the likelihood of them continuing as practice teachers. Some of the findings of a small-scale study of practice teachers are presented and the implications for the development of practice learning and teaching are explored.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Subjects / Themes > L Education > L Education (General)
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Justice Research
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Journal or Publication Title: Learning In Health & Social Care
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1473-6853
Depositing User: Users 29196 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2010 12:32
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:04
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/3037

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