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Hako, Anna Niitembu; Shikongo, Prisca Tautiko – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2019
The authors investigated factors that hinder completion of the Bachelor of Education degree program within the prescribed duration at the public University in Namibia. The study population was 88 B.Ed. students selected using a simple random sample from the class of 214. The study employed a mixed methods approach. A questionnaire was used to…
Descriptors: Barriers, Time to Degree, Public Colleges, Foreign Countries
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Packer, Colleen – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2019
Adjunct instructors represent upwards of 70% of college and university faculty in the United States, yet they often lack the resources and training to assist them in promoting student success. This study describes the implementation and perceived impact of a participant-based faculty development model adapted for use with adjunct faculty. The…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Faculty Development, Teacher Effectiveness
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Martinovic, Dragana; Kolikant, Yifat Ben-David; Milner-Bolotin, Marina – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2019
We describe three major challenges that teachers of STEM subjects face in their preparation and practice. Then, we discuss how technology could become a vehicle for providing timely and content-related support. To this end, we suggest a theoretical framework, which builds on the works of Vygotsky, Shulman, and Mishra and Koehler. Specifically, we…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Faculty Development, Program Effectiveness
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Oladipo, Adenike Julianah; Osokoya, Modupe; Udeani, Uchenna – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2019
In this explorative study, a diagnostic test on diffusion and osmosis (DTDO) was developed and used to assess pre-degree students' conceptual understanding and application of diffusion and osmosis in biology. The 25-item DTDO is a two-tier test--adapted from Odom and Barrow's (1995) Diffusion Osmosis Diagnostic Test (DODT)--developed and validated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Concepts, Biology, Concept Formation
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Valand, Ida Ulrikke; Bjørkkjær, Tormod – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2019
This study examines Adizes's management model implemented in student enterprise teams among undergraduate students at the University of Agder, Norway, exploring factors that affect the collaborative process. As Adizes's model claims four team roles (integrator, administrator, producer, entrepreneur) are required for effective and targeted…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Undergraduate Students, Group Dynamics, Student Role
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Rasmussen, Clay L.; Stewart, Penée W. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
This study attempted to answer whether strategically designed and placed metacognitive prompts within an online prerequisite teacher education course can make a difference in the amount and quality of student self-reported use of metacognitive strategies. The study found significant metacognitive results for students in an online introductory…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Cues, Online Courses, Required Courses
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Osokoya, Modupe M.; Nwazota, Chinwe C. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
The study assessed effects of problem-based learning approach on senior secondary school students' practical skills in chemistry and the role of school type as a moderating variable. A pretest, posttest control group quasiexperimental setting with non-equivalent groups design was adopted. A total of 124 students (54 from coeducational and 70 from…
Descriptors: High School Students, Chemistry, Science Education, Problem Based Learning
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Petersen, Karen Bjerg; Andersen, Frans Ørsted – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
Denmark has persistent challenges with an unacceptably large 'residual group' of young people with no upper secondary education. Vocational education and training programs continue to suffer low enrollment and high dropout rates. Far too many ethnic minority boys drop out of school and educational system in Denmark. At the same time, there is a…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Educational Attainment, Vocational Education, Ethnic Groups
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Leytham, Patrick A.; Dawson, Shirley; Rasmussen, Clay L. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
Despite the worldwide increasing prevalence of students with disabilities (SWD) in the general education environment, pre-service educators (PSE) are still reporting negative attitudes before and after taking coursework regarding SWD. Service-learning may be one method for improving the perceptions of PSEs towards SWD. Prior research has not…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Attitude Change, Student Attitudes, Service Learning
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Ask, Anne Selvik; Røed, Margrethe; Aarek, Ingebjørg – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
Lecturers in higher education in Norway are encouraged to take a researcher's attitude to their own teaching methods to determine what works best. This study looked at what environmental factors are successful criteria for further education courses. The research was based on information from three pedagogic entrepreneurship courses for Norwegian…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Adult Education, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries
Ask, Anne S.; Røed, Margrethe; Omholt, Mona L.; Aarek, Ingebjørg – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
Blended education, or on-line education in combination with face-to-face education, is becoming more relevant in postsecondary education. The University of Agder offers blended education in food and health. In this study, we explored the advantages and disadvantages of providing blended education in food and health compared to providing oncampus…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Foods Instruction
Chan, Jackie W. W.; Lau, Miki; Li, Sandy C.; Pow, Jacky; Lai, Gina; Wong, Alpha – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
To facilitate students' learning, teachers are keen to try out various ICT tools, recommend those they find useful to their classes, and even tailor-make tools for their classrooms with the assistance of engineers. However, students are not always eager to voluntarily apply these tools to their assignments. This paper reports on findings from a…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Student Attitudes
Felicetti, Vera Lucia – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
With increasing access to Brazilian higher education comes increasing dropout rates in both licentiate and non-licentiate undergraduate programs. This paper reports on a comparative study of licentiate and non-licentiate undergraduate programs that enrolled students who either had or did not have a University Program for All (ProUni) scholarship.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Comparative Analysis, Certification
Küçüközyigit, Mehmet Salih; Könez, Nilüfer Altun; Yilmaz, Betül – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to develop and demonstrate the reliability and validity of the The Attitude Scale Towards the Special Education Teaching Profession (ASTSETP). The participants were 384 students from Faculties of Education and teacher candidates from 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year classes. Using a 5-point Likert Type, a 42-item draft…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Special Education, Preservice Teachers
Palaniandy, Seloamoney – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
This conceptual paper is intended to highlight the need for instructional support for teachers and academic lecturers who enter the profession without formal pedagogy training, and discuss how this phenomenon can be addressed via healthy collegial practices and institutional support. The paper also emphasizes the need for those who enter the…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Collegiality, Teacher Collaboration, Information Seeking
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