Recommended Articles about VAMs & Teacher Education

  1. Amrein-Beardsley, A., & Barnett, J. H. (2010). The sinking state of public colleges of education: Lessons learned without lifeboatsAction in Teacher Education, 32(4). doi: 10.1080/01626620.2010.549700
  2. Amrein-Beardsley, A., Barnett, J. H., & Ganesh, T. (2013). Seven legitimate apprehensions about evaluating teacher education programs and seven “beyond excuses” imperatives. Teachers College Record, 115(12). Retrieved from
  3. Baird, L. L. (1987). Value added: Using student gains as yardsticks of learning. In C. Adelman (Ed.), Performance and judgement: Essays on principles and practice in the assessment of college student learning (pp. 205-216). Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
  4. Boyd, D., Grossman, P., Lankford, H., Loeb, S., & Wyckoff, J. (2007). Examining teacher preparation: Does the pathway make a difference? Teacher Policy Research. Retrieved from
  5. Chingos, M. M. & Peterson, P. E. (2011). It’s easier to pick a good teacher than to train one: Familiar and new results on the correlates of teacher effectiveness. Economics of Education Review, 30(3), 449–465.
  6. Cochran-Smith, M. (2001). The outcomes question in teacher education. Teaching and Teacher Education, 17(5), 527–546. doi:10.1016/S0742-051X(01)00012-9
  7. Cochran-Smith, M. (2004). Teacher education in dangerous times. Journal of Teacher Education, 55(1), 3–7. doi:10.1177/0022487103261227
  8. Cochran-Smith, M. (2005). The new teacher education for better or worse? Educational Researcher, 34(7), 3–17. doi:10.3102/0013189X034007003
  9. Cochran-Smith, M. (2009). “Re-culturing” teacher education: Inquiry, evidence, and action. Journal of Teacher Education, 60(5), 458–468. doi:10.1177/0022487109347206
  10. Cochran-Smith, M., Feiman-Nemser, S., McIntyre, J., Demers, K. E. (2008). Handbook of research on teacher education: Enduring questions in changing contexts. (3rd ed.). New York: Routledge.
  11. Cochran-Smith, M. & Fries, M. K. (2001). Sticks, stones, and ideology: The discourse of reform in teacher education. Educational Researcher, 30(8), 3–15. doi:10.3102/0013189X030008003
  12. Coleman, J., Campbell, E., Hobson, C., McPartland, J., Mood, A., Weinfield, F., & York, R. (1966). Equality of educational opportunity. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
  13. Darling-Hammond, L. (2006a). Assessing teacher education: The usefulness of multiple measures for assessing program outcomes.Journal of Teacher Education, 57(2), 120–138. doi:10.1177/0022487105283796
  14. Darling-Hammond, L. (2006b). Constructing 21st-century teacher education. Journal of Teacher Education, 57(3), 300–314. doi:10.1177/0022487105285962
  15. Good, T. L., McCaslin, M., Tsang, H. Y., Zhang, J., Wiley, C. R. H., Rabidue Bozack, A., & Hester, W. (2006). How well do 1st-year teachers teach: Does type of preparation make a difference? Journal of Teacher Education, 57(4), 410–430. doi:10.1177/0022487106291566
  16. Harris, D. N. & Sass, T. R. (2007). Teacher training, teacher quality and student achievement. National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research. Retrieved from
  17. Ludlow, L., Mitescu, E., Pedulla, J., Cochran-Smith, M., Cannady, M., Enterline, S., & Chappe, S. (2010). An accountability model for initial teacher education. Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 36(4), 353–368. doi:10.1080/02607476.2010.513843
  18. Noell, G. H., & Burns, J. L. (2006). Value-added assessment of teacher preparation: An illustration of emerging technology. Journal of Teacher Education, 57, 37–50. doi:10.1177/0022487105284466
  19. Pecheone, R. L., & Chung, R. R. (2006). Evidence in teacher education: The performance assessment for California teachers (PACT).Journal of Teacher Education, 57(1), 22–36. doi:10.1177/0022487105284045
  20. Peck, C. A., Galluci, C., & Sloan, T. (2010). Negotiating implementation of high-stakes performance assessment policies in teacher education: From compliance to inquiry. Journal of Teacher Education, 61(5), 451–463. doi:10.1177/0022487109354520
  21. Russell, A. & Wineburg, M. (2007). Toward a national framework for evidence of effectiveness of teacher education programs.American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). Retrieved from
  22. Sawchuck, S. (2012, March 5). Teacher-prep negotiators divided over federal rules. Education Week. Retrieved from
  23. Sawchuk, S. (2012, April 3). Teacher-prep rulemaking: Is consensus in Jeopardy? Education Week. Retrieved from
  24. Sleeter, C. (2008). Equity, democracy, and neoliberal assaults on teacher education. Teaching and Teacher Education, 24(8), 1947–1957. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2008.04.003
  25. Strauss, V. (2012, April 23). Ed Dept seeks to bring test-based assessment to teacher prep programs. Washington Post.
  26. Wilson, S., Floden, R., & Ferrini-Mundy, J. (2002). Teacher preparation research: Current knowledge, gaps, and recommendations. Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy, University of Washington. Retrieved from
  27. Wineburg, M. S. (2006). Evidence in teacher preparation: Establishing a framework for accountability. Journal of Teacher Education, 57(1), 51–64. doi:10.1177/0022487105284475
  28. Yinger, R., & Hendricks-Lee, M. (2000). The language of standards and teacher education reform. Educational Policy, 14(1), 94–106. doi:10.1177/0895904800014001008
  29. Zeichner, K. (2010). Competition, economic rationalization, increased surveillance, and attacks on diversity: Neo-liberalism and the transformation of teacher education in the U.S. Teaching and Teacher Education, 26(8), 1544–1552. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2010.06.004
  30. Zeis, C., Waronska, A. K., & Fuller, R. (2009). Value-added program assessment using nationally standardized tests: Insights into internal validity issues. Journal of Business and Economics, 9(1), 114-127.

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