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Abankwa, Julia; Mikkilä-Erdmann, Mirjamaija – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
The investigation of targeted competencies and respective learning environments in two cases of piano teacher education aimed to identify themes for higher music education programme development. Application of the model of six instrumental/vocal music teacher roles resulted in the conceptual understanding of these roles in four permeable spheres…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Musical Instruments
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Loukomies, Anni; Petersen, Nadine; Lavonen, Jari – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2018
In this study, we examined student teachers' learning during their teaching placement period in Finland and South Africa. The setting of the inquiry in both countries was a 'teaching' school, affiliated to a university teacher education programme. The teaching school is also referred to as an educational innovation that was transferred from the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Classroom Techniques, Foreign Countries, Student Teachers
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Väänänen, Niina; Vartiainen, Leena; Kaipainen, Minna; Pitkäniemi, Harri; Pöllänen, Sinikka – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to explore student craft teachers' conceptions of sustainable craft. This is an important issue because the Finnish National Curriculum of Basic Education emphasises sustainability, especially in craft education, and teachers play a vital role in preparing pupils to meet the future challenges. Because the concept of…
Descriptors: Handicrafts, Teacher Attitudes, National Curriculum, Sustainability
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Pöntinen, Susanna; Dillon, Patrick; Väisänen, Pertti – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This research is a contribution to issues of digital technology use at the interface of formal and informal learning contexts. The research was conducted in the discourse tradition and investigates Finnish teacher training students' 'manners of speaking' as resources for, and obstacles to, making pedagogical changes in response to the potential of…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Discourse Analysis, Informal Education
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Eija, Yli-Panula; Eila, Jeronen; Pongsakdi, Nonmanut – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
Individuals' perceptions of their knowledge can have an important role in shaping their cognition and influencing their behaviour. However, there has been a scarcity of studies in biology on how perceived knowledge relates to actual knowledge. The focus of this article is on quantitative results analysing and interpreting student teachers'…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Instruction, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Hähkiöniemi, Markus – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2017
Previous studies have produced several typologies of teacher questions in mathematics. Probing questions that ask students to explain are often included in the types of questions. However, only rare studies have created subtypes for probing questions or investigated how questioning differs depending on whether technology is used or not. The aims…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Computer Software
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Niemi, Hannele; Nevgi, Anne; Aksit, Fisun – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
This study investigates student teachers' active learning experiences in teacher education (TE) in Finnish and Turkish contexts and attempts to determine how active learning methods' impact student teachers' professional competences. Student teachers (N = 728) assessed their active learning experiences and the professional competences they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Student Teachers, Professional Education
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Vartiaien, Henrikka; Pöllänen, Sinikka; Liljeström, Anu; Vanninen, Petteri; Enkenberg, Jorma – Design and Technology Education, 2016
This socioculturally informed study aims to apply learning by collaborative designing (LCD) as an instructional model for the creation and studying of new kinds of connected learning systems in teacher education. A case study was organized at the University of Eastern Finland in the context of an information and communication technology (ICT)…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Content Analysis, Information Technology, Handicrafts
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Tynjälä, Päivi; Virtanen, Anne; Klemola, Ulla; Kostiainen, Emma; Rasku-Puttonen, Helena – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
The purpose of the study was to examine how social competence and other generic skills can be developed in teacher education using a pedagogical model called Integrative Pedagogy. This model is based on the idea of integrating the four basic components of expertise: Theoretical knowledge, practical knowledge, self-regulative knowledge, and…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Skill Development, Interpersonal Competence, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Stenberg, Katariina; Rajala, Antti; Hilppo, Jaakko – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
This article presents a design for supporting theory-practice reflection in teacher practicums. This design is based on three design principles that promote a transformative stance towards the creation of novel pedagogical approaches: mutual transformation of theory and practice, co-design among supervising teachers, university lecturers and…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Transformative Learning, Student Teachers, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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Ruohotie-Lyhty, Maria; Moate, Josephine – Language and Education, 2015
Although the concept of agency has received a lot of interest in recent educational research, its significance in language learning biographies as well as contextual and relational aspects of learner agency are still little studied. This paper aims at a more thorough understanding of agency by studying student teachers' previous language learning…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Second Language Learning, Learning Experience, Essays
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Dervin, Fred – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
The "intercultural" is now omnipresent in most departments of teacher education in Europe and elsewhere. It can be implemented under the guise of, amongst others, multicultural, transcultural, global and/or development education. In this paper, I problematise post-intercultural teacher education. The context of this study is that of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Teacher Education, Course Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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Löfström, Erika; Pursiainen, Tuomas – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study focuses on mathematics student teachers' epistemological beliefs in mathematics and education. The study aimed at gaining insight into the challenges that students experience in the consolidation of knowledge in the two disciplines. The case study with three mathematics pre-service teachers utilised mathematical and pedagogical…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Mathematics Instruction, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Mathematics Teachers
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Ubani, Martin – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2015
This article explores the professional reflection of three male religious education (RE) student teachers during their one-year pedagogical training. The participants (n = 3) interviewed in this article were chosen on the basis of their self-report in the questionnaire in which they claimed no previous teaching experience. The participants were…
Descriptors: Males, Religious Education, Foreign Countries, Student Teachers
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Rattya, Kaisu – English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2013
Conceptual grammatical knowledge is an area which causes problems at different levels of education. This article examines the ideas of conceptual change theory as a basis for establishing a new grammar teaching method. The research strategy which I use is educational design research and the research data have been collected from teacher students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grammar, Visualization, Student Teachers
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