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Shaklee, Beverly D., Ed.; Baily, Supriya, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2012
As countries become increasingly interdependent, student populations in the United States are becoming more culturally diverse. These students' transnational perspectives present significant challenges to teachers, but a disconnect exists between the skills teachers need and those provided to them by colleges of education. As teacher preparation…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Education, Global Approach, Teacher Educators
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2011
This eighth report on the features of America's teacher preparation and initial state credentialing presents data states reported to the U.S. Department of Education (Department) in October 2008, October 2009 and October 2010. Title II of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended in 2008 by the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA),…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Certification, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Quality
National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, 2010
Secondary-level career and technical education (CTE) is broadening its purpose from preparation for entry-level jobs to preparation for both employment and postsecondary education. This expanded purpose requires teachers who have a wider range of skills and knowledge than has been true in the past. This report examines the influences that are…
Descriptors: Employment, Teacher Education Programs, Adult Education, Career Change
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Allen, Jeanne Maree; Butler-Mader, Carol; Smith, Richard A. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2010
This paper reports an evaluation of an innovative university-school partnership in which teacher practitioners work as university lecturers in a regional Australian pre-service teacher education programme. The philosophy of this programme encompasses authentic partnerships between universities, schools and other industry employers. The study was…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators, Teaching Experience
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Katyal, Kokila – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
There is very little argument that one of the major developments to have impacted in schools in the past decade is the rapid and world-wide development of information and communication technologies (ICT), particularly the Internet. In Hong Kong, reforms in the ICT teacher training policy, and the fact that Hong Kong is a "wired" city,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Internet
Darling-Hammond, Linda – Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, 2009
Recent findings from a Mathematica study comparing the performance of teachers prepared via alternative and traditional routes have been interpreted to suggest that policymakers and practitioners should expand the use of fast-entry alternative routes and seek teachers trained through such programs, as they presumably perform as well in the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Traditional Schools, Educational Opportunities, Alternative Teacher Certification
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Sims, Linda; Walsh, Daniel – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2009
This article examines a 2-year process of integrating Lesson Study--a form of teacher-led professional development--into an introductory course on the principles of teaching for students majoring in early childhood education. The course is taught in conjunction with beginning practicum work in area schools. We describe obstacles, modifications,…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Introductory Courses, Early Childhood Education, Professional Development
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Dourneen, Jean; Matthewman, Sasha – Studying Teacher Education, 2009
The integration of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) into subject teaching adds an extra layer of complexity for teacher educators. There are technical ICT skills to be taught and there are also many questions about how these skills relate to the development of subject knowledge and pedagogy. This article analyses the impact of the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Learning Problems, Teacher Educators, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Sobel, Donna; Gutierrez, Cindy – Teaching Education, 2009
Teacher candidates train in an educational world that has changed dramatically. The tensions and challenges that preservice teachers experience are a reality for teacher education programs and must be planned for. The authors from a teacher preparation program describe the steps they have taken to support more authentic and integrated work with…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Program Effectiveness, Partnerships in Education
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Rock, Marcia L.; Gregg, Madeleine; Thead, Beth K.; Acker, Sarah E.; Gable, Robert A.; Zigmond, Naomi P. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2009
In this study, the authors examine whether an advanced online technology can be used to give teacher trainees real-time feedback on their use of research-based classroom practices. Participants include 15 teachers enrolled in a field-based graduate special education teacher preparation program. Data include video-recorded teacher observations and…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Teacher Education Programs, Special Education Teachers, Trainees
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Allsopp, David H.; McHatton, Patricia Alvarez; Cranston-Gingras, Ann – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2009
In this article, the authors describe a systematic effort by a department of special education to integrate technology into teaching through a one-to-one laptop initiative and to examine preservice teachers' perceptions concerning their experiences with the initiative. The authors investigate beliefs about preservice teachers' proficiency in using…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Technology Integration
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Igonina, M. V. – Russian Education and Society, 2009
It has become common to hear that "young teachers are the hope and foundation of the schools. The future is in their hands." There is good reason for these expectations: young people have a long professional life ahead of them. However, the pedagogical professions are not that popular. Many graduates of higher pedagogical educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Mentors
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Burstein, Nancy; Czech, Maria; Kretschmer, David; Lombardi, Judy; Smith, Christine – Action in Teacher Education, 2009
This article examines the effectiveness of a 1-year full-time credential program in recruiting, preparing, and retaining elementary, secondary, and special education teachers for urban schools. The program was designed to restructure teacher education as a shared school-university responsibility and to reflect best teacher preparation practices…
Descriptors: Credentials, Urban Schools, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Qualifications
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McIntyre, Christie; Dangel, Julie Rainer – Action in Teacher Education, 2009
Documentation is sparse regarding outcomes associated with teacher education portfolios and the quality of the reflections contained within the portfolios. This collective case study of six teacher candidates enrolled in an elementary teacher education program at a large midwestern university explores the outcomes of developing a portfolio based…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Teacher Education Programs, Portfolio Assessment, State Standards
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Dudley, Dean; Baxter, David – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2009
This paper reports the findings of an exploratory study concerning the development of higher-order conceptual understanding of Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) among physical education pre-service teachers. The development of such understandings has been seen as problematic among pre-service teachers (Randall, 2003). An analysis of the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Student Evaluation, Preservice Teachers
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