Presentation Details

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Eleventh International Literacy and Education Research Network Conference on Learning

Assessing Preservice Teacher Knowledge and Perceptions of Diversity and Theories: A Longitidual Study 2003-04

Dr. Karimah AdisaThomas.

The research is based on data being collected over a one-year time period between fall 2003 (August) and spring 2003 (May).

The purpose of the research is to assess the prior knowledge of preservice teachers in key areas of diversity, educational theories, and multiculturaism.

Second, the reserach hopes to find within the identified areas how perceptions among preservice teachers change over the course of the credentialing process.


Dr. Karimah AdisaThomas  (United States)
College of Education Department of Secondary Education
San Francisco State University

Professional Teacher Educator
BA:SFSU Interdis. Social Studies - 1988
MA: Education 1995
PhD: Curriculum & Instruction - 2000
Research areas: diversity, equity & social justice, and multiculturalism in education

  • Assessing perceptions of preservice teachers

(30 min. Conference Paper, English)