Tara Star Johnson's research while affiliated with Purdue University and other places

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This article explores the place of teacher dispositions in English teacher preparation by contextualizing the issue of dispositions in English teacher preparation. This allows consideration for the importance of developing professional dispositions during English teacher preparation by recognizing that various stakeholders (teacher educators, unive...


... Given the variation in results and the significance of the topic, there is a need for further studies to determine the factors affecting teachers' attitudes towards the profession (Müller et al., 2009;Rimm-Kaufman & Sawyer, 2004;Schussler et al., 2010). Such studies can help teacher education programs in their efficacy to develop positive attitudes among student teachers towards the teaching profession (Jain, 2007;Parylo et al., 2015;Shoffner et al., 2014;Schussler et al., 2010). ...