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ERIC Number: EJ1024920
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jun
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0141-8211
Implications of Research on Effective Learning Environments for Initial Teacher Education
Conner, Lindsey; Sliwka, Anne
European Journal of Education, v49 n2 p165-177 Jun 2014
As a result of multi-disciplinary research on learning, a consistent and comprehensive body of knowledge on effective learning environments is currently emerging (OECD 2010). While this evidence is increasingly influencing the academic and policy discourse on the improvement and innovation of schools, its impact on the design principles of effective initial teacher education has been limited so far. In this paper, the seven transversal learning principles published in the 2010 OECD publication "The Nature of Learning: Using Research to Inspire Practice" serve as a framework for systematic reflections on how learning research on effective learning environments can inform initial teacher education and how the seven transversal learning principles can contribute to greater coherence and alignment in initial teacher education programs. We consider the implications of "The Nature of Learning" and other research on teacher education, alongside international examples of next practice, concluding that initial teacher education should model effective student learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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