ERIC Number: EJ835002
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
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Collaborative Teaching for Teacher Educators--What Does the Research Say?
Nevin, Ann I.; Thousand, Jacqueline S.; Villa, Richard A.
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v25 n4 p569-574 May 2009
In this paper, the literature related to collaboration in teacher education programmes is reviewed. The authors discuss the benefits for teacher educators who collaboratively plan and develop team-taught coursework and monitor the impact of their collaboratively developed pedagogy. Gaps in the current knowledge and research are delineated, and recommendations are offered for efforts to further develop the practice of collaborative teaching so as to increase the capacity of future teachers to address the increasingly diverse student populations enter their classrooms.
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Team Teaching, Teacher Educators, Teacher Collaboration, Instructional Effectiveness, Literature Reviews, Student Diversity, Inclusive Schools, Special Needs Students, Special Education, Disabilities
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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