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Blandina Daniel Mazzuki; Sarah Vicent Chiwamba – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
This qualitative study examines preparation of pre-service teachers for altering rural teaching through transformative curriculum and pedagogy. The study gathered the perspectives of 45 participants belonging to two universities in Tanzania, namely University of Dar es Salaam (Dar es Salaam University College of Education) and Sokoine University…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Thiele, Catherine; Casey, Joanne; Simon, Susan; Dole, Shelley – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Attracting high quality teachers to regional, rural, and remote locations has been an issue for school communities in Australia. Research has illustrated that innovative initiatives and experiences can change pre-service teachers' attitudes, perspectives and perceptions about regional, rural and remote schools. What is less understood is the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Place Based Education, Rural Education, Preservice Teachers
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Versland, Tena M.; Schmitt-Wilson, Sarah; Downey, Jayne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
This study reports the findings from a survey of 201 recent teacher education graduates from a university in the north-western United States of America regarding the factors that influenced their decision to take a teaching position in a rural or urban community following graduation. Results indicate that an in-depth rural practicum experience,…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Interpersonal Relationship, Field Experience Programs, College Graduates
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Hudson, Sue; Young, Kenneth; Thiele, Catherine; Hudson, Peter – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Preparing teachers for rural and remote (RR) schools in Australia appears to be an ongoing issue with many schools continuing to experience staff shortages. This research aimed to understand preservice teachers' (n=23) perceptions of their readiness for teaching in RR schools within four theoretical constructs, namely: self, classroom, school, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Teacher Competencies, Preservice Teachers
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Hudson, Suzanne Margaret; Hudson, Peter Brian – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
Attracting and retaining teachers in regional, rural and remote (RRR) communities has long been highlighted as problematic in Australia. With predicted growth in classrooms across the nation, it is expected that there will be increased teacher shortages in RRR communities. Specific, contextual preparation for teaching has been advocated for…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Teacher Recruitment, College School Cooperation, Teacher Education Programs
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Qin, Lixia; Villarreal, Elsa – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
Globally, much of the criticism has been directed at the quality of university-based teacher education in preparing teachers for impoverished schools. Drawing on data from an incentive program of teacher education in China, the authors comparatively investigated the field experiences of pre-service teachers from contrasting setting (urban and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Practicums
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Lavery, Shane; Cain, Glenda Belle; Hampton, Patrick – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to explore the potential of a service-learning immersion program to promote pre-service teachers' development of cultural competency in the area of Aboriginal education. That is, the research focused on ways the immersion program helped pre-service teachers (a) develop awareness of cultural implications in teaching in a…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Cultural Awareness
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Stevens, Ken – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
In the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, rural schools are increasingly organised within digital environments, facilitating synergy between in-service and pre-service teachers. The integration of educational theory and teaching practice that is integral to the preparation of teachers for initial positions in rural schools is also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Theory Practice Relationship
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Van Gelderen, Ben – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
"Growing Our Own" is an innovative and unique program for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) in the remote Northern Territory. As a partnership between Catholic Education, Northern Territory (CENT) and Charles Darwin University (CDU), lecturers travel to remote Indigenous communities to deliver unit content to local 'Assistant Teachers'…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Indigenous Populations, Preservice Teacher Education, Geographic Isolation
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Haynes, John Ewen See; Miller, Judith Anne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2016
This paper reports the findings of research which focused on fourth year pre-service teachers' perceptions of the issue of their transition from pre-service university student to in-service teaching, specifically in rural and remote settings. The results of a survey which focused on students' perceived levels of readiness and comfort when…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Rural Schools, Readiness
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Heffernan, Amanda; Fogarty, Roderick; Sharplin, Elaine – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2016
Many Australian teachers will spend part of their careers working in small rural schools and communities, yet specific preparation for rural and remote teaching contexts during pre-service teacher education remains limited. While government reports recommend the use of innovative and engaging approaches to enhance pre-service teachers' classroom…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Online Courses
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Parkes, Mitchell; Gregory, Sue; Fletcher, Peter; Adlington, Rachael; Gromik, Nicolas – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2015
This paper presents an analysis of the perceptions and actions of five Information Communication Technology (ICT) Education lecturers, at the University of New England (UNE), concerning issues associated with the online teaching to students in rural and remote areas. The authors reflect upon the strategies that support these models and discuss how…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Student Needs, Rural Areas, Geographic Isolation
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Miller, Judith; Haynes, John; Pennington, Jim – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2015
Challenges and benefits arose when a rural school and a neighbouring university formed a partnership with the aim of improving the school's Health and Physical Education (HPE) program. The HPE programs were enhanced through two joint research projects. The first research project had two facets, including an evidence-based curriculum for Physical…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Physical Education, Health Education, Program Effectiveness
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van Rensburg, Henriette; Noble, Karen; McIlveen, Peter – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2015
Education is seen as a vehicle for supporting sustainability in rural and regional contexts, but attracting and retaining teachers in rural and regional contexts remains an area of concern across Australia as well as internationally. Therefore attracting teachers to rural and remote locations requires targeted intervention during pre-service…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Intention, Geographic Isolation, Teacher Education Programs
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Gregory, Sue; Jacka, Lisa; Hillier, Mathew; Grant, Scott – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2015
This paper presents four case studies from two regional and two metropolitan Australian universities, showcasing how 3D virtual world platforms have been used to connect, engage and motivate students in both co-located and non-co-located contexts. The case studies provide practical examples of how virtual worlds and associated applications have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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