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ERIC Number: EJ852025
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-1195-4353
Enhancing Social Studies Instruction: Methods Courses with Telementoring and Telecollaboration
Good, Amy
College Quarterly, v7 n2 Spr 2004
This paper will explore emerging benefits of telecollaboration and telementoring through an examination of the literature, a reflection on current practices at the University of Virginia and the University of South Florida, and a forecast proposal for potential seamless integration of technology with teacher preparation and training in schools of the future. Future considerations for teachers, students, and our learning communities are discussed, and a brief presentation of current research in the area of utilizing technology in social studies teacher education is also provided. The purpose of this paper is to show the potential benefits of enhancing instruction through telecollaboration and telementoring. The paper will examine current best practices with regard to preparing elementary social studies teachers as well as propose that through telementoring and telecollaboration, there can be seamless integration with and about good instruction and a potential for improvement in teacher education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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