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Heggen, Kåre; Raaen, Finn Daniel; Thorsen, Kirsten E. – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This article investigates how schoolteachers', school leaders' and college teachers' involvement affects placement schools as professional learning communities. Norwegian teacher education is used as a case. The first part builds on a survey among schoolteachers and mentors at 111 placement schools in Norway. It documents great variety in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Institutional Cooperation
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Petty, Teresa M.; Heafner, Tina L.; Farinde, Abiola; Plaisance, Michelle – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2015
The Windows into Teaching and Learning (WiTL) project was developed by researchers at one large urban institution in the southeast region of the United States as a way to facilitate online clinical experiences for content area methods students during summer coursework. Utilising both synchronous and asynchronous elements, WiTL addressed the issue…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, College Students, Summer Programs, Synchronous Communication
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Fataar, Aslam; Feldman, Jennifer – Perspectives in Education, 2016
The focus of this article is on the pedagogical learning of five teachers in a professional learning community (PLC). The PLC was conceptualised as a means of generating pedagogical learning and change among the participating teachers in consonance with a socially just educational orientation. The two authors of this article participated in the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Communities of Practice, Educational Change
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Ho, Dora; Lee, Moosung – School Leadership & Management, 2016
This article offers a theoretical discussion on the current problems and future challenges of school capacity building in early childhood education (ECE), aiming to highlight some key areas for future research. In recent years, there has been a notable policy shift from monitoring quality through inspection to improving quality through school…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Quality
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Williams, Judy; Ritter, Jason; Bullock, Shawn M. – Studying Teacher Education, 2012
This article reports a literature review of self-studies by beginning teacher educators examining their experiences of the transition from classroom teaching to teacher educator. The authors conclude that becoming a teacher educator involves several complex and challenging tasks: examining beliefs and values grounded in personal biography,…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Beginning Teachers, Faculty Development, Interprofessional Relationship
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Kelting, Taylor; Jenkins, Jayne M.; Gaudreault, Karen Lux – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2014
Clinical supervision is practiced across all stages of teacher development to improve instructional behaviors by providing objective feedback, as well as diagnosing and solving instructional problems. Clinical supervision is composed of three elements: planning conference, classroom observation, and feedback conference. Clinical supervision is…
Descriptors: Clinical Supervision (of Teachers), Faculty Development, Teacher Behavior, Feedback (Response)
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Whitney, Anne Elrod – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2013
Content-area university faculty can play a critical role in the trajectories of K-12 teachers into leadership. The purpose of this study is to examine the practices and values of one university faculty member with a long record of work with K-12 teachers, with an aim to offer some guiding considerations as to the potential role of university…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Education, Teacher Leadership, Case Studies
Mertler, Craig A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"The Wiley Handbook of Action Research in Education" is the first book to offer theoretical, conceptual, and applied/practical presentations of action research as it is found and conducted solely in educational settings. Covering primarily PK-12 educational settings, the book utilizes a cross-section of international authors and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Research, Higher Education
Wallace, Mary Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This qualitative critical multi-case study examines the nature of resistance as it emerges within the work of two urban secondary teachers acting as teacher educators, each teaching a secondary teacher preparation course within their own respective school context. Both research sites are discursively and functionally similar in terms of their…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Professional Development Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Educators
Marin, Linda, Ed.; Boggs, Merry, Ed.; Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Morrision, Timothy, Ed.; Garza-Garcia, Lizabeth, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2012
The Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) Yearbook, Volume 34, includes papers presented at the annual conference, which have gone through a double peer review process. It also includes the Presidential Address and the keynote addresses given at the conference. For ALER's 55th annual meeting, the Association of Literacy…
Descriptors: Literacy, Reading Instruction, Teacher Education, Urban Education
Curtis, Emily Kathryn Jean – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Addressing teachers' preparation for and cultivation of cultural and linguistic diversity, this study presents a linguistics curriculum designed for teacher education and a case study of teacher-candidates' learning. That teacher education must develop culturally and linguistically responsive teaching ideologies and practices, integrating explicit…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Case Studies, Secondary School Teachers, Professional Development