Search results for: Kopcha Theodore J.
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The present study examined whether online discussion of the classroom challenges that preservice teachers face during the field experience can lead to problem solving and if so, how. Analysis of discussion threads related to classroom challenges revealed four distinct patterns of discourse as preservice teachers attempted to solve problems of practice. Preservice teachers used the space to link to and borrow from experts’ experiences and reflect on broader principles of teaching.
Updated: Mar. 29, 2017
Technology Supported Cognitive Apprenticeship Transforms the Student Teaching Field Experience: Improving the Student Teaching Field Experience for All Triad Members
In this article, the authors present a technology-based innovation called eSupervision, a student teaching supervision program created to improve the field experience by using cognitive apprenticeship as a framework for its design. The authors analyze program implementation to determine whether eSupervision functions as it was designed. The results of this study indicate that building a technology-enhanced supervision experience around the framework of cognitive apprenticeship is a viable and productive approach to re-imagining the field experience of student teachers.
Updated: Sep. 14, 2011