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Factors that influence pre-service teachers' persistence (2017)
Journal Article
Kim, E., & Corcoran, R. P. (2018). Factors that influence pre-service teachers' persistence. Teaching and Teacher Education, 70, 204-214. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2017.11.015

This study investigated the role of various factors in pre-service teachers' persistence. Using a sample of U.S. pre-service teachers (N = 1365) from 256 institutions, the study explored the joint effect of predictors that influence their persistence... Read More

Preparing teachers’ to raise students’ mathematics learning (2017)
Journal Article
Corcoran, R. P. (2018). Preparing teachers’ to raise students’ mathematics learning. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 16(6), 1169-1185. doi:10.1007/s10763-017-9819-1

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of the ORIGO Stepping Stones program in a large suburban school district in the Midwestern U.S.. The sample included 11 elementary schools that implemented the program during the 2013–201... Read More

How engaged are pre-service teachers in the United States? (2017)
Journal Article
Kim, E., & Corcoran, R. P. (2017). How engaged are pre-service teachers in the United States?. Teaching and Teacher Education, 66, 12-23. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2017.03.020

Using the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), findings are reported from the largest ever longitudinal study of engagement among pre-service teachers. Levels of engagement are investigated in 2013 (N = 1609) and 2016 (N = 1413) across 256 U... Read More