Title

Changes in pre-service teachers’ perceptions of preparedness to teach English language learners (ELLs) in mainstream classrooms

Document Type

Article

Abstract

In this qualitative study, we investigated the impact of a semester-long course on teaching ELLs on senior-level PSTs’ perceptions of preparedness to teach ELLs in mainstream classroom settings. Results indicated that PSTs’ confidence and perceptions of preparedness to teach ELLs in mainstream classrooms increased after completing a semester of coursework focused on teaching ELLs.