Search results for: Villegas Anna M.
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The present paper argues that research on teacher preparation over the last 100 years can be understood in terms of the major questions that researchers examined. This research focuses on two broad animating questions: “the policy question” and “the learning question.” The authors recommend that future research address questions that link teacher learning with student learning and teacher candidates’ beliefs and practices as well as questions that examine the relationships between research practices and social, economic and institutional power.
Updated: May. 03, 2017
This is the second of a two-part paper intended to offer teacher educators a cohesive overview of the field of research on teacher preparation by identifying, analyzing, and critiquing its major programs. The paper discusses research on teacher preparation for the knowledge society and research on teacher preparation for diversity and equity. The authors describe the multiple clusters of studies comprising each of these programs of research and examine the social practices in which researchers engaged within one cluster selected from each.
Updated: Dec. 28, 2015
This article that aims to chart the contemporary landscape of research on teacher preparation and certification. It is based on a review of more than 1,500 studies published between 2000 and 2012. The framework combines ideas from the sociology of knowledge and research as social practice. The article also examines the practices of researchers who are differently positioned from one another, have divergent purposes and audiences, and who work both inside and outside teacher education.
Updated: Dec. 28, 2015
Linguistically Responsive Teacher Education Preparing Classroom Teachers to Teach English Language Learners
Foreign language students have had little preparation from their teachers for providing the types of assistance that such learners need to successfully learn academic content and skills through English while developing proficiency in English. The authors conclude with concrete suggestions for how teacher education programs can incorporate the knowledge and skills that will prepare all preservice teachers to be linguistically responsive.
Updated: Oct. 28, 2008
The article examines the issue of social justice as it relates to teacher candidates' dispositions. The author argues that assessing teacher candidates in terms of their views on social justice is reasonable and can be done in a fair manner. The author also argues that the issue of social justice must underline the all-out war to redefine the goals of public education, the role of teachers, the nature of knowledge, and conceptions of learning, teaching and learning to teach.
Updated: Jan. 02, 2008