Search results for: Pedagogy
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This article explores how the changes in teacher education in Australia have influenced teacher educators' identity as a professional group. This paper is based on the observations and experiences of the author, who has been teacher educator for the past two decades. The author concludes that the challenge now is for teacher educators to raise their profile in the academy by positively addressing the endemic uncertainty of knowledge of practice through an explication of their pedagogy of teacher education.
Updated: Dec. 26, 2012
This paper reports on a collective self-study from the authors' multiple and unique experiences of teaching self-study research in the Netherlands and the United States. The collective study resulted in six guidelines for a pedagogy of teaching self-study research.
Updated: Jun. 24, 2012
In this paper, the author focuses on Emmanuel Levinas’s classroom practices and everyday interactions with students rather than on his philosophical writings.
Updated: Apr. 27, 2011
The gap between pedagogical thought and educational research has achieved grand proportions. The ideal of mutual profit between the two realms is now arguably simplistic, naïve, and functional.
Updated: Oct. 29, 2010
“I Had No Idea”: Developing Dispositional Awareness and Sensitivity through a Cross-Professional Pedagogy
The current research scrutinized the diffusion of a medical education pedagogy to the context of teacher education. Specifically, this research focused on the use of standardized parents as an emerging pedagogy in teacher education. Preservice teachers taking part in a six case, fifteen-week intervention showed advances in multicultural awareness and ethical sensitivity as they engaged in multiple simulated parent–teacher conferences.
Updated: Aug. 17, 2010
Meeting the Needs of Middle Grade Science Learners Through Pedagogical and Technological Intervention
The goal of this study was to examine the effects of inserting laptops and science technology tools in middle school environments. Working together with a local university, middle school science teachers wrote and aligned curricula, explored relevant science education literature, and prepared evaluation measures for their year-long implementation of laptops, probeware, and other scientific hardware and software. The findings revealed differences in student achievement, responses to pedagogy, and effectiveness of tools implemented by teachers over the course of the year.
Updated: Jun. 13, 2010
Becoming A University Lecturer in Teacher Education: Expert School Teachers Reconstructing their Pedagogy and Identity
This article contributes to understanding of the professional learning of expert school teachers when they are appointed as university-based teacher educators. A qualitative analysis is used to interpret the transcripts of 16 semi-structured interviews with newly appointed lecturers, in a large UK teacher education department, who have moved from school-based teacher roles and have less than five years' experience working in higher education. The new teacher educators experience tensions within the educational partnership and professional field about the value of abstract knowledge compared with work-based practice and about what a lecturer in teacher education should be.
Updated: Mar. 14, 2010
Situated Learning Theory and The Pedagogy of Teacher Education: Towards an Integrative View of Teacher Behavior and Teacher Learning
The aim of the present article is to examine the question of what the Lave and Wenger perspective could mean to teacher educators' and researchers' understanding of teacher behavior and teacher learning, and to the pedagogy used in teacher education. Based on their work, a three-level model of learning is used to analyze the friction between teacher behavior in practice and the wish to ground teachers' practices in theory. This model leads to concrete implications for the pedagogy of teacher education.
Updated: Jan. 12, 2010
Through theoretically driven case studies, the research reported here considers the ways in which students in different social class settings are inducted into school knowledge. The paper brings to the centre the social class positioning of teachers in considering their role in schooling processes. The central question of the paper is whether the authors can establish a relationship between teachers' own social class backgrounds, their professional dispositions and their pedagogic practice.
Updated: Dec. 09, 2009
This study describes an innovative leadership development program in self-awareness in the Summer Principals Academy at Teachers College. It describes both the theoretical and practical pedagogy of self-awareness training. The themes that emerged from the data led to the development of cognitive maps for practitioners that provide heuristics and developmental guides for practice, as well as refinements of the training protocols.
Updated: Oct. 19, 2009