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This article presents an evaluation study of an innovative and theory-based initial teacher education course entitled Learning Study, the aim of which is to develop the instructional design and teaching competency of pre-service teachers in Hong Kong. The Learning Study course is offered to all second year students as part of the Bachelor of Education programme of the biggest teacher education institute in Hong Kong. The course comprises a series of theory-based tutorials, supportive consultation meetings, and a research lesson practicum. To assess the effectiveness of the course, a framework of representation, decomposition, and approximation of practices was adopted to describe and analyse the teaching of practice.
Updated: Dec. 05, 2016
In this article, the authors examine the degree of effectiveness in the application of the tutorial action programme at the University of Alicante. The results demonstrated that the tutorial intervention has adapted to students in accordance with their training process, as they need different study techniques as well as different cognitive and attitudinal learning strategies depending on the degrees and on their own personality. The tutorial spaces also generated an atmosphere where reflection was permanently encouraged.
Updated: Mar. 04, 2013
The article explores how undergraduate preservice teachers participated in a literacy tutoring experience, compared to a preservice of self selected programs. Findings indicate that service–learning is positively influenced with student academic achievement. The elements influencing the positive service learning is the value placed on the service increased student motivation to learn course content.
Updated: Jun. 19, 2008
Innovative Training of In-service Teachers for Active Learning: A Short Teacher Development Course Based on Physics Education Research
The article discusses a short development course for physics teachers, providing them with a tutorial as an active learning strategy. The course was designed as an active learning environment and enabled teachers to experience the entire tutorial sequence of activities. Following the tutorial, teachers reflected on difficulties and experiences, discussing their teaching experiences with their colleagues in small collaborative groups first and the whole class later.
Updated: Feb. 19, 2008