ERIC Number: ED479894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Sociocultural Influences and Teacher Education Programs. Research on Sociocultural Influences on Motivation and Learning.
McInerney, Dennis M., Ed.; Van Etten, Shawn, Ed.
This collection of papers describes exemplary programs in teacher education that attempt to address issues of diversity and the achievement gap between different groups of students. After "Introduction: Teacher Preparation for Diverse Settings," (Dennis M. McInerney and Shawn Van Etten), the 10 papers are: (1) "Can Teacher Education Close the Achievement Gap?" (Martin Haberman); (2) "Practice Matters: Reflections on the Importance of Teacher Educators' Practice" (Jennifer A. Whitcomb); (3) "Standards in American Indian/Alaskan Native Education: Preparing Native and Non-Native Teachers for Variable Contexts" (Denis Viri); (4) "Partnership and Partnership Change in Teacher Education" (Elwyn Thomas); (5) "Hopi Teachers for Hopi Schools: Collaborating to Seed Educational Change" (Carolyne J. White, Diane Nuvayouma, and Harvey Paymella); (6) "Making Teaching Cultures Visible: The Value of Comparative Research" (Kathryn M. Anderson-Levitt); (7) "Training Jewish and Arab School Counselors in Israel: Exploring a Professional Identity in a Conflicted Society" (Hanoch Flum and Avi Kaplan); (8) "Shaping a Glad Tomorrow: Mandatory Indigenous Studies Teacher Education Courses as an International Educational Priority!" (Rhonda G. Craven); (9) "Self-Regulated Learning and the Use of Information and Communications Technology in Norwegian Teacher Education" (Ivar Braten, Helge I. Stromso, and Bodil S. Olaussen); and (10) "Teacher Development through Communities of Learning" (Richard Walker). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, American Indian Education, Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Faculty), Diversity (Student), Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Technology, Minority Group Children, Minority Group Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, School Counselors, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Educators
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: Israel; Norway