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Charteris, Jennifer; Thomas, Eryn; Masters, Yvonne – Teacher Educator, 2018
Teacher education students bring diverse funds of knowledge to formal education. These funds of knowledge are particularly important for the successful transition of first year tertiary students into higher education. In preservice teacher education contexts, students draw knowledge from varied life contexts and their funds of knowledge become…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Experience, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Downing, Jillian J.; Dyment, Janet E. – Teacher Educator, 2013
With a view to attracting more students and offering flexible learning opportunities, online teaching and learning is becoming increasingly widespread across the higher education sector. It is now found across a wide range of disciplines (e.g., business, health, psychology, accounting, information technology) and program levels (e.g., from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Information Technology, Teaching Methods, Preservice Teacher Education
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DeJean, William – Teacher Educator, 2010
Much has been written about the challenges facing gay and lesbian educators working in K-12 environments, yet little is written about queer preservice teachers who are preparing to enter the profession. As such, this article examines the interconnection between a queer teacher educator and a lesbian preservice teacher as they work collaboratively…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Homosexuality
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Smyth, John – Teacher Educator, 1992
Reflects on issues that have brought Australia's teacher education to a precarious position, speculating on their effect on the reshaping process. The paper highlights economic, political, and social forces, emphasizing the need for a clear sense of the bigger picture before understanding the direction Australian teacher education is taking. (SM)
Descriptors: Economic Impact, Educational Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Marsh, Colin J. – Teacher Educator, 1975
A new type of student-teacher supervision, the tutor-supervisor concept, has been initiated at Murdoch University in Australia. (SK)
Descriptors: Consultants, Cooperating Teachers, Counseling Services, Foreign Countries