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Gainer, Jesse S.; Larrotta, Clarena – Multicultural Education, 2010
In this article, the authors describe qualitative research conducted in the large and diverse states of California and Texas that examine the beliefs and experiences of preservice teachers in relation to issues of cultural and linguistic diversity and education. In this research, the authors found that even within teacher preparation programs,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, White Students
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Gallien, Tara; Oomen-Early, Jody – International Journal on E-Learning, 2008
The demand for online learning has never been greater. For faculty, teaching in the virtual classroom requires a new set of skills and practices. Online instructors must prepare for the increased written communication demands that accompany online education, such as the large amount of time needed to respond to student inquiries and to provide…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Distance Education, Online Courses, Program Effectiveness
Lim, Woong – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study provided a springboard for future teacher preparation evaluation studies by examining the 4-8 mathematics teacher preparation component of the teacher preparation program at a large state institution in Texas. The research questions for this study were: (1) To what extent is the 4-8 mathematics teacher preparation program consistent…
Descriptors: State Standards, Middle School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
IDRA Newsletter, 1996
This newsletter focuses on efforts to make math and science more attractive, relevant, and accessible to students, especially limited-English-proficient, minority, economically disadvantaged, female, and at-risk students. "TAAS Math Performance" (Linda Cantu) outlines recent statewide results for the controversial Texas Assessment of…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education