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Caldas, Blanca; Palmer, Deborah; Schwedhelm, María – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
This case study examines the pedagogical measures taken for Spanish development for a group of bilingual preservice teachers in a university-based teacher education program in Texas. Classroom language policies were developed collaboratively and deliberately throughout the semester, which included discussion and negotiation between instructor and…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Bilingual Teachers, Code Switching (Language), Spanish
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Yilmaz, Nihal Yildiz – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this research is to examine the effects of the General Geography lessons, which are taught by using place, based teaching activities, on the science process skills for classroom teacher candidates. A nested pattern, which is one of the mix method research patterns, is used for this research. The quasi-experimental design with pre-test…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Geography Instruction, Pretests Posttests, Science Process Skills
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Heineke, Amy J.; Smetana, Lara; Carlson Sanei, Jenna – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2019
Teacher education programs are responsible for preparing science teachers for today's culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms, which includes preparing them to support students' science learning and language development. Given the rapid growth in linguistic diversity across the country, science teacher preparation for English learners,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Bilingualism, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers
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Peña-Sandoval, César – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
This paper draws from a broader research project and reports on a qualitative multi-case study that investigated the learning experiences of seven Chilean teacher candidates during their practicum. The purpose was to know what they learned from students' contexts during their clinical experiences and how they used that knowledge in their teaching.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Practicums, Student Attitudes, Lesson Plans
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Michael, Robert; Webster, Collin A.; Nilges, Lynda; Brian, Ali; Johnson, Robert; Carson, Russell; Egan, Catherine A. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Previous research has not explored the potential of distance learning to prepare preservice teachers (PCTs) for promoting children's physical activity. The purpose of this study was to (a) examine the perceptions and experiences of PCTs, inservice classroom teachers, university instructors, and elementary students who were involved in a…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Service Learning, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Kirkgöz, Yasemin – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The growing importance of global English has led to the rise of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) teaching, particularly in higher education. Despite the concurrently increasing demand for ESP teachers, pre-service teacher education programmes have largely neglected this important area. This study has been initiated to address the professional…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Teacher Education Programs, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Brown, Christopher P.; Englehardt, Joanna – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2019
The global shift toward neoliberalism continues to impact early childhood in numerous ways. One example of this shift is the push by education stakeholders for the incorporation of technology into the teaching of young children. Advocates contend implementing such technology in the classroom will increase children's academic performance and…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Preschool Education, Teaching Methods, Handheld Devices
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Makina, Blandina – Africa Education Review, 2019
This article explores the findings of a qualitative case study of journal entries by 10 final-year English pre-service teachers during their five-week practicum in disadvantaged schools in South Africa's Gauteng province. The study sought to investigate the nature and depth of reflection as well as student teachers' perceptions regarding the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Journal Writing, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Weuffen, Sara; Cahir, Fred; Barnes, Alice; Powell, Bryon – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
Non-Indigenous-led organizations and education programs have long been criticized for sanitized teachings of Aboriginal perspectives in history, while scholarship touts the transformative benefits offered up via decolonial and immersive pedagogical approaches. In this case study, we explore the impact of a cross-cultural venture, titled…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Epistemology, History Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Nuñez, Idalia; Espinoza, Katherine – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
To address the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse student population in our U.S. schools, teacher preparation programs need to prepare bilingual pre-service teachers to view and implement languages in supportive ways. This study demonstrates how a cohort of 16 bilingual pre-service teachers are beginning to think about language(s) and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Language Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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dos Reis, Karen; Braund, Martin – Africa Education Review, 2019
This article reports on a study that explored how school-based teachers fulfilled their roles as mentors in response to challenges faced by pre-service teachers while learning to teach accounting. Pre-service teachers in their final year at a University of Technology in South Africa and practising teachers from six high schools participated in the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Accounting
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Bature, Iliya Joseph; Atweh, Bill – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2019
This paper sought to look at collaboration as an effective tool for mathematics classroom instruction. Four preservice teachers in a qualitative case study taught mathematics to three senior secondary school classes in two secondary schools in Northern Nigeria for a period of 15 weeks spread over three years. During this period 12 students…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Mathematics Instruction, Case Studies, Secondary School Students