Clinical Practice Outcomes - Teacher Work Sample

The Teacher Work Sample is being incorporated into the Sam Houston State University's InitialTeacher Certification Program. The Teacher Work Sample assessment provides credible evidence that is essential for the implementation of a new data-management system for SHSU's Educator Preparation Program.

teacher working with a group of elementary school students

The following sections represent the seven teaching processes:

  • Contextual Factors
  • Learning Goals
  • Assessment Plan
  • Design for Instruction
  • Instructional Decision Making
  • Analysis of Student Learning
  • Reflection and Self-Evaluation

 

Successful completion is indicated by a score of two or three on a 3-point scale.

10-11, 11-12 and 12-13 Teacher Work Sample - All Initial Programs (UG and PB)

Candidate Scores - Mean
  2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
Number of Matching Scores 926 706 974

 

Candidate Scores - Mean
Teaching Process 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
Contextual Factors 2.60 2.58 2.61
Learning Goals 2.69 2.63 2.68
Assessment Plan 2.54 2.51 2.51
Design for Instruction 2.61 2.60 2.63
Instructional Decision Making 2.61 2.63 2.62
Analysis of Student Learning 2.56 2.51 2.56
Reflection and Self Evaluation 2.53 2.53 2.57

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