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Lasen, Michelle; Tomas, Louisa; Hill, Angela – Teaching Education, 2015
This research investigates the potential of service-learning to develop a situated, embodied and critically reflective human agency for sustainability. It employs document analysis to review the intended curriculum and the institutional contexts of national and international cases wherein service-learning is a component of pre-service teacher…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Sustainability, Competence, Preservice Teachers
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Lanas, Maija; Zembylas, Michalinos – Teaching Education, 2015
This paper explores how "revolutionary love" may be a viable response in a teacher's pedagogical practices. To do so, we present an in-depth case study of one teacher in a reindeer herding village in Finnish rural north. The paper asks what does revolutionary love mean in teaching practice and what distinguishes loving from non-loving…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries
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Kazempour, Mahsa; Sadler, Troy D. – Teaching Education, 2015
The aim of this multi-case study was to explore the extent and nature of changes in elementary pre-service teachers' beliefs, attitudes, and self-efficacy toward science and science teaching as a result of participating in a science methods course. The study specifically focused on three groups of pre-service teachers based on their varying…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Beliefs, Student Attitudes
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Schlichting, Kathleen; Fox, Kathy R. – Teaching Education, 2015
It is often challenging for teacher educators to design an authentic Capstone Experience at the graduate level that aligns with what research tells us about the value of authentic assessment and the power of reflection in student's learning and professional growth. This article introduces an innovative form of assessment for graduate students that…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Curriculum Development, Student Experience, Teacher Education Programs
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Russell, Vanessa – Teaching Education, 2014
In this article, I explore one lesbian teacher's ethical dilemmas and resulting disappointment related to the lack of participation by queer students in the Gay Straight Alliance she helped to create. Her dilemmas hinge on the paradoxical subject position of queer teacher in tension with the "coming out imperative" and intersecting…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Females, Ethics, Clubs
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Cuenca, Alexander – Teaching Education, 2014
Drawing on the work of Russian literary critic, Mikhail Bakhtin, this article explores how an inquiry-based social studies student teaching seminar helped three preservice teachers negotiate the pressures of standards-based reforms during student teaching. The author first examines how initial perceptions of standardization and high-stakes testing…
Descriptors: Accountability, Student Teaching, Inquiry, Seminars
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Selland, Makenzie Kathryn; Bien, Andrea Caroline – Teaching Education, 2014
This paper describes a collaboration between the authors, a university course instructor for an introductory Learning Sciences course in a university-based teacher education program, and a site coordinator for its paired practicum experience. Drawing on Cultural-Historical Activity Theory, the collaborators found that their weekly conversations…
Descriptors: Cooperating Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Meetings
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Hen, Meirav; Sharabi-Nov, Adi – Teaching Education, 2014
A growing body of research in recent years has supported the value of emotional intelligence in both effective teaching and student achievement. This paper presents a pre-post, quasi-experimental design study conducted to evaluate the contributions of a 56-h "Emotional Intelligence" training model. The model has been developed and…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Academic Achievement, Self Control, Metacognition
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Philpott, Carey – Teaching Education, 2014
This paper reports on research into the ways in which student teachers' experiential learning is mediated by socioculturally situated narrative resources. The research uses Wertsch's idea of the narrative template as a co-author of individual narratives. This idea is developed to be useful in the particular context of initial teacher education…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Experiential Learning, Personal Narratives
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Greytak, Emily A.; Kosciw, Joseph G. – Teaching Education, 2014
This study examines how United States (US) teachers' experiences and beliefs may be predictive of their intervention in anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) bullying and harassment using a US national sample of teachers (N?=?726) who completed an online survey. Results from regression analysis indicated that knowing LGBT people,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Homosexuality, Consciousness Raising, Bullying
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Christ, Tanya; Arya, Poonam; Chiu, Ming Ming – Teaching Education, 2014
Given international use of video-based reflective discussions in teacher education, and the limited knowledge about whether teachers apply learning from these discussions, we explored teachers' learning of new ideas about pedagogy and their self-reported application of this learning. Nine inservice and 48 preservice teachers participated in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Video Technology, Reflection, Educational Practices
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King, LaGarrett Jarriel – Teaching Education, 2014
Drawing from the historical lens of cultural memory, I examined the development of three social studies pre-service teachers' African American history knowledge. The participants were engaged in a rigorous summer reading program dedicated to learning African American history. This qualitative case study examined both pre and post interpretations…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, African American History
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Moos, Daniel C.; Pitton, Debra – Teaching Education, 2014
Cognitive load theory (CLT) can explain the challenges faced by student teachers. This study, guided by the CLT, included 26 pre-service teachers. Participants completed a cognitive load self-report questionnaire and were interviewed at two points during their student teaching. Results revealed that student teachers decreased mental effort related…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Questionnaires, Interviews
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Curwood, Jen Scott – Teaching Education, 2014
This year-long ethnographic case study examined high school teachers' participation in technology-focused professional development. By pairing a dialogical perspective on teacher identity with a micro-level analysis of narratives, findings indicate that teachers use language and other semiotic resources to express their own identity as well as to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Ethnography, Self Concept, Technology Integration
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Rodriguez-Valls, Fernando – Teaching Education, 2014
The core of the Senate Bill 2042 (1998) was designed to provide the guidelines needed to prepare teachers who can meet the needs of a diverse K-12 student population in California. Following the guidelines marked by this bill, faculty working in Teacher Credential Programs across California are designing activities to prepare candidates with a…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary School Students, High School Students, Teacher Education
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