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Tatto, Maria Teresa, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
The Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M), conducted under the aegis of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), was designed to inform policy and practice in mathematics teacher education. For educational policymakers, TEDS-M contributes data on institutional arrangements that…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Collinson, Vivienne; Kozina, Ekaterina; Lin, Yu-Hao Kate; Ling, Lorraine; Matheson, Ian; Newcombe, Liz; Zogla, Irena – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2009
As the industrialised world shifted to an interdependent and global society, formal schooling was quickly recognised as a major factor in achieving a knowledge society of lifelong learners capable of transforming and revitalising organisations. Teachers were encouraged to engage in learning together to improve teaching and, by extension, improve…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Professional Development
Tsai, Wen-Huan – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004
This study was designed to supporting teachers on developing teaching norms based on classroom-learning community in which students are willing to engage in discourse. A collaborative team consisting of the researcher and four second-grade teachers were set up. The collaborative community intended to generate norms of acceptable or appropriate…
Descriptors: Norms, Teamwork, Group Discussion, Discourse Communities
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Ke, I-Chung – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2008
Studies by neo-institutionalists in sociology suggest that the institutions, organizations and governing rules in the environment are becoming more similar worldwide as the process of globalization continues. A so-called "world culture" based on science was hypothesized to explain the phenomena related to standardization and convergence.…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Cultural Influences, World Views, Social Attitudes
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Hsu, Ying-Shao; Wu, Hsin-Kai; Hwang, Fu-Kwun – Educational Technology & Society, 2007
Sandholtz, Ringstaff, & Dwyer (1996) list five stages in the "evolution" of a teacher's capacity for computer-based instruction--entry, adoption, adaptation, appropriation and invention--which hereafter will be called the teacher's computer-based instructional evolution. In this study of approximately six hundred junior high school…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Science Teachers
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Chin, Chi-Chin – International Journal of Science Education, 2005
Scientific literacy and attitudes toward science play an important role in human daily lives. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether first-year pre-service teachers in colleges in Taiwan have a satisfactory level of scientific literacy. The domains of scientific literacy selected in this study include: (1) science content; (2) the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science and Society, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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New Horizons, 1994
This document consists of the three separately-published annual issues of the Hong Kong Teachers' Association Journal of Education, "New Horizons," for the years 1992, 1993, and 1994. Issues contain articles on a variety of topics at all levels of education. Some articles are in English, some in Chinese. Topics include: compulsory…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Business Administration, Business Administration Education, Career Development
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Yang, Shih-Hsien – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
Using the theories of critical reflection and community of practice, the aim of this paper was to explore the use of blogs as a reflective platform in the training processes of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) student teachers, who were learning to teach English for future employment in Taiwan. They made use of blogs as a platform to critically…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Learning Processes, Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice
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Chin, Chi-Chin – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2004
In this study, the researcher included an extensive science museum experience for the pre-service secondary science teachers within a "teaching methods course" to enhance their learning to teach science. The extensive museum experience covered four aspects: the visit, discussion with museum educators, the development of lesson plans, and…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Teacher Education Curriculum, Museums, Diaries