Empirical Research Article
teaching dispositions, pedagogy, Q methodology
This study explores students’ preferences for counselor educator (CE) teaching dispositions. Forty-eight counselor education students completed a Q sort and answered post-sort qualitative questions. The study found four types of student preferences: a focus on experiential teaching, a focus on content and affect orientation, a focus on the educator-student relationship, and a focus on developing clinical skills. Also among the findings are a set of items that were unanimously unimportant to the participants: CE engagement in research and gatekeeping. These preferences are situated within the scholarship of teaching and learning and evidence-based practices in counselor education. Practical and research implications are shared.
Hurt-Avila, K. M., Barrio Minton, C. A., & Dunbar, E. T. (2020). Exploring Counselor Educator Dispositions Related to Teaching. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 13(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.7729/42.1375