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Miller, David; Fraser, Edna – Scottish Educational Review, 2000
A survey of 392 primary teaching students at a Scottish teacher education institution examined student stress related to student teaching experiences and to students' academic work in the college. Results indicate the importance of high expectations, uncertainty, and emotional aspects in creating stress. Practical ways to alleviate student teacher…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Emotional Response, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Miller, David; Fraser, Edna – Scottish Educational Review, 1998
Among 256 students surveyed at a Scottish teacher education institute, older students, particularly those aged 31-35 as freshmen, were more pressured by family commitments and more likely to be critical of their course. This age group exhibited the highest vulnerability to stress factors, possibly increased by distinctive elements of a teacher…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Adults (30 to 45), Age Differences, Educational Attitudes
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Miller, David – Scottish Educational Review, 1993
Research advocating classroom use of the computer programming language LOGO is based on relatively long periods of instruction, plentiful provision of computers, and knowledgeable teachers. Recent research shows that LOGO may confuse children's understanding of angles. Considers implications for Scottish primary schools using LOGO as recommended…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Research, Elementary Education