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ERIC Number: EJ922285
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 14
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-1536-3031
Photography for Teacher Preparation in Literacy: Innovations in Instruction
Cappello, Marva
Issues in Teacher Education, v20 n1 p95-108 Spr 2011
New graduate students in Curriculum and Instruction at San Diego State University reacted with surprise when they discovered that the syllabus indicated no requisite textbook. Instead, access to a camera was required. This was during one summer semester when the author had the opportunity to teach a course entitled "Innovations in Instruction." Her broad goals for the course focused on experienced-based and student-centered learning. This article describes the students' experiences and the author's practice around one major course assignment, "The Neighborhood Alphabet Book," developed to effectively demonstrate course objectives. In this article, the author outlines the project context and procedures, describes the learning outcomes, and reflects with the students on the transferability of the educational task. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A