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Jones, Abigail L.; Holtgraves, Thomas G.; Sander, Janay B. – Teacher Educator, 2019
Indiana recently passed legislation requiring teacher preparation programs to educate future teachers on how to identify and refer struggling readers, including students with learning needs related to dyslexia. The purpose of this study was to examine whether a university course that covers content in response to legislation was effective in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Reading Difficulties, Dyslexia
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Chien, Chin-Wen – Teacher Educator, 2019
Innovative designs on instructional strategies and activities for teaching English among younger learners were integrated into a language teacher education program in a university in northern Taiwan. This study analyzed 90 pre-service teachers' final projects, questionnaires, and class materials to explore their innovations on English activity…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Learning Activities
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Medaille, Ann; Goldrup, Sharon; Abernathy, Tammy – Teacher Educator, 2019
The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) has stated that many teacher education programs demonstrate a lack of rigor because a large percentage of their course grades come from assignments that are criterion-deficient, lacking specific criteria through which instructors can determine students' mastery of the material. This article applied…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Quality, Difficulty Level, Academic Standards
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Arrington, Nancy M.; Lu, Hsiu-Lien – Teacher Educator, 2015
This study examines and analyzes the impact and support of preservice teachers on 74 featured P-5 students' learning outcomes during units of instruction in three practicum tiers in an early childhood education program. The quantitative results indicate a significant difference in the P-5 students' gains on the pre- and post-assessment…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Effectiveness
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Conderman, Greg; Walker, David A. – Teacher Educator, 2015
Professional dispositions are an important component in teacher education programs. Therefore, it is important that teacher education candidates and teacher educators agree on what dispositions mean, understand how dispositions will be assessed, and agree on how they are portrayed. This study compared dispositional self-assessments from 248…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, College Faculty, Teacher Educators
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Fayne, Harriet R. – Teacher Educator, 2014
This article describes a case study of an online literacy methods course offered at a small, midwestern university. Formal and informal instruments were used to assess students' backgrounds, interests, and dispositions. Archival course data were analyzed to examine interactions among content, course design, and student characteristics. Despite…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Online Courses, Methods Courses, Reading Instruction
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Hirsch, Miriam – Teacher Educator, 2012
In this article, the author presents an analysis of 23 school stories (Clandinin & Connelly, 1996) composed by preservice teachers as part of an elective course in an undergraduate teacher preparation program. Three layers of analysis--topical, thematic, and theoretical coding--provide insight into the contribution of the school story genre…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Educators, Personal Narratives
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Bates, Alisa J.; Ramirez, Laurie; Drits, Dina – Teacher Educator, 2009
This study reports on the experiences of supervisors in a university teacher preparation program regarding their critical reflection on their practice. This has an impact on the learning opportunities available for their student teachers. Findings include: (a) an understanding of critical reflection is something that builds over time for student…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Teaching Methods, College School Cooperation
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Parkison, Paul T. – Teacher Educator, 2008
Field placement within teacher education represents a topic of interest for all preservice teacher programs. Present research addresses a set of important questions regarding field placement: (1) What pedagogical methodologies facilitate deep learning during field experiences? (2) Is there a significant difference in treatment effect for…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Education Majors, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Breitborde, Mary-Lou – Teacher Educator, 2002
Describes an initiative that engages a teacher education program with an innovative urban "full-service" elementary school in a joint effort to serve children and families and provide a deeper and broader experience with urban education for suburban preservice teachers. Education students complete traditional and nontraditional fieldwork in the…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Elementary Education, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship
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Quatroche, Diana J.; Duarte, Valerie; Huffman-Joley, Gail; Watkins, Sharron – Teacher Educator, 2002
Describes how changes in Indiana's licensure have affected one university's elementary education department, focusing on: the change to performance-based standards and assessment; performance assessment using exit portfolios; and lessons learned. The goal is to bring the program in line with the new Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
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Davies, Mary Ann; Willis, Elizabeth – Teacher Educator, 2001
Shares one institution's experiences using professional portfolios to help future teachers become effective practitioners and transition from school to work, describing the portfolio development process and exit presentations. Feedback from student questionnaires indicated that students overwhelmingly considered the invested time worthwhile, saw…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Feedback, Higher Education, Portfolio Assessment
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Tieso, Carol – Teacher Educator, 2001
Describes the experiences of elementary students and teachers embarking on a mathematics differentiation project in which teachers received training in curriculum modification. Data from interviews, focus groups, and observations suggest that a modified or enhanced curriculum unit, with appropriate, escalated learning goals and authentic resources…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Diversity (Student), Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Thompson, Johnnie; Bakken, Linda; Clark, Frances L. – Teacher Educator, 2001
Highlights a synergistic collaborative research effort between a public school and a university, discussing the process of collaboration throughout the study and providing perspectives on the learning and collaboration experiences from university faculty, classroom teachers, and pre-service teachers. This collaboration resulted in translation of…
Descriptors: Action Research, College School Cooperation, Elementary Education, Higher Education
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Bohning, Gerry – Teacher Educator, 1984
Peer tutoring can be an effective way to influence a child's self-concept. Guidelines to be used by student teachers and college supervisors in developing a peer tutoring plan are discussed. (DF)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Guidelines, Learning Strategies, Peer Teaching
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