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Perkmen, Serkan; Pamuk, Sonmez – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2011
The main objective of the study was to examine interrelationships among social cognitive variables (self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and performance goals) and their role in predicting pre-service teachers' technology integration performance. Although researchers have examined the role of these variables in the teacher-education context, the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Technology Integration, Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
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Webster, Nina Lee; Valeo, Angela – TESL Canada Journal, 2011
English-language learners (ELLs) are becoming common in classrooms with Ontario's escalating immigration trends. Elementary school teachers are increasingly becoming responsible for meeting the needs of linguistically diverse children. This qualitative study explores current teacher preparation practices through preservice teachers' (PT)…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Preservice Teachers, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Galvis, Héctor Alejandro – HOW, 2011
This paper provides a critical response to the implementation of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, and Assessment (CEFR, Council of Europe, 2001) in Colombia by exposing a threefold approach discussing the following areas: Intercultural communication, Task-Based Learning, and some pertinent SLA research.…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Foreign Countries, Task Analysis, Preservice Teachers
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Kurz, Terri L.; Batarelo, Ivana – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2010
After interacting with a Best Practices video case whole class and individually, preservice teachers were asked to reflect on what features they deemed helpful. In addition, they were asked to reflect on what additional features they would find desirable. The constant comparative method was used to analyze the data (Glaser, 1965). Three features…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Classroom Techniques, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
Fontaine, Haroldo A. – Multicultural Education, 2010
In this article, the author considers three of today's pre-service teachers who have each watched the World Trade Center towers collapse on broadcast television, viewed the film "Hidalgo," and participated in subsequent interviews regarding the movie. Specifically, the author wants to examine the extent to which the pre-service teachers in this…
Descriptors: Films, Teaching Methods, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Waring, Scott M.; Torrez, Cheryl A. Franklin – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2010
This article focuses on the use of digital primary sources to teach historical perspective to preservice teachers. Discussed here are the experiences of 90 elementary education majors during their inquiry-based elementary social studies methods course. A variety of digital primary sources were used to teach historical perspective and to model…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Education Majors, Preservice Teachers, Methods Courses
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Ness, Molly K.; Osborn, Terry A. – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2010
Reading teacher education, as is true with much of higher education, is plagued with pressures of providing "here and now" answers to very complex, entangled issues. The reading methods course becomes the site of many of these pressures, despite considerable insights provided by scholars such as Kumaravadivelu (2001) that "methods" may be more of…
Descriptors: Reading Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Curriculum
Daoud, Annette M. – Online Submission, 2010
This inquiry highlights a research study with secondary teacher candidates (grades 9-12) in a teacher credentialing program in southern California that has been recognized for its effectiveness in preparing candidates to teach English learners. Within the frame of creating critical leaders, data collected in this inquiry show that teacher…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Education Courses, Equal Education, Definitions
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Kostoulas-Makrakis, Nelly; Al-Said, Khaleel; Makrakis, Vassilios; Kalogiannakis, Pella; de Baz, Theodora – Intercultural Education, 2010
The present study examined the perceptions of Jordanian and Greek pre-service teachers (N = 489) towards the "Other" as well as towards tolerance and intolerance. Frequencies, "t"-tests and one-way analysis of variance, as well as multiple regression analyses, were performed for the data analysis. The results show that although…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Statistical Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Preservice Teachers
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McCormack, Orla; O'Flaherty, Joanne – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
As part of an undergraduate concurrent initial teacher education programme pre-service teachers participate in an education module consisting of a number of workshops relating to the integration of development education active learning methodologies into their teaching. Following completion of the module, pre-service teachers participate in a…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Economic Development, Secondary School Teachers
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Khan, Shafqat Hussain; Saeed, Muhammad – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
Quality assurance of teacher training has become of a great concern nowadays. This paper addresses the quality of BEd programme of the University of Education (UE) Lahore. The main purpose of the study was to evaluate the quality of BEd programme with regard to the internal efficiency of Government Colleges for Elementary Teachers (GCETs), the…
Descriptors: Quality Control, Measures (Individuals), Learning Processes, Teacher Educators
Hudson, Suzanne; Millwater, Jan – Australian Teacher Education Association, 2009
Attracting and retaining quality teachers to rural and remote areas has been a challenge over the last decade. Many preservice teachers are reluctant to experience a rural and remote practicum and may not consider applying to teach in such areas when they graduate. Education departments and universities need to explore innovative ways that will…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Schools of Education, Teaching Experience, Rural Education
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Dantas-Whitney, Maria; Waldschmidt, Eileen Dugan – Bilingual Research Journal, 2009
This study draws on research conducted with participants of a professional development project focusing on serving the needs of English language learners in U.S. public schools. We analyze the reflections of two preservice teachers as an assessment of our ability to meet our goal for social justice in teacher education. Qualitative analysis of the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Bilingual Education
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Rabin, Colette – Action in Teacher Education, 2009
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (2008) requires that institutions preparing teachers consider not only the knowledge and skills needed to enter the classroom but also the dispositions for professional practice. Thus, teacher educators need to develop pedagogical practices designed to foster dispositions such as those…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
Millwater, Jan; Ehrich, Lisa C. – Australian Teacher Education Association, 2009
Over the last two decades, the notion of teacher leadership has emerged as a key concept in both the teaching and leadership literature. While researchers have not reached consensus regarding a definition, there has been some agreement that teacher leadership can operate at both a formal and informal level in schools and that it includes…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Preservice Teacher Education, Mentors, Community Involvement
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