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Mathematics Teacher Education Quality in TEDS-M: Globalizing the Views of Future Teachers and Teacher Educators
This article seeks to explore teacher education quality in terms of effectiveness among various countries. This study shows that future teachers report that they benefit from both academic and school-based instructors in every participating country. Data indicate that United States have well-organized programs and the most synchronized teaching in TEPs at both the lower secondary and primary levels.
Updated: Feb. 18, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the way that knowledge is construed through global media and what effect that knowledge has on students’ responses. Data were obtained from two focus groups in which students viewed and responded to global media. The results of this study suggest that dynamic visual texts provide a venue for teachers and students to consider what knowledge global media affords. However, students should become critical viewers of media, able to carefully and thoughtfully engage with assertions and evidence to foster inquiring capacities.
Updated: Dec. 11, 2012
In this article, the author discusses the challenges globalization may bring to teacher education. Globalization brings many challenges to schools. To meet these challenges, schools need teachers who understand the implications of globalization, are able to effectively work with the increasingly culturally and linguistically diverse student population. The author describes some essential elements of a plan that prepare teachers to teach in the globalized world. The author concludes that in order to prepare this new generation of teachers, we need a teacher education system that is globally oriented.
Updated: Mar. 21, 2012
This paper provides a general picture of what changes have taken place in Chinese teacher education at a time of rapid transition from central control to distributed management and decision making, along with the country's shift from a planned economy to a socialist market one. Two major topics of this work focus on how institutions of higher and teacher education respond to the challenges of the changing environment, and on the major trends, priorities and direction of recent education reform.
Updated: Mar. 04, 2009
The article investigates some of the effects of globalization on education and teacher education. In particular it considers the contradictory demands of economic and cultural forms of globalization, and between globalization and localization.
Updated: Mar. 02, 2009
Teacher education in Australia is subject to a great deal of policy interest at both Federal and State levels; it is also part of education policy shifts for the whole university sector. This article examines Australian teacher education policy in terms of its governance, focusing on three current ‘sites of contestation’: university policy, budgetary policy, and Federal–State relations. In considering the ‘Australian case’, the authors aim to provide a case study of the ways in which ‘globalizing trends’ are played out in particular cultural, historical and political contexts.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2009
This paper explains the process that is causing systems of teacher education in the EU, the USA and elsewhere to converge into a form of fewer qualitative distinctions. The authors argue that expansion brought about by processes familiar to globalization is creating wide differences in the cost of information that incentivizes use of standardized patterns for producing teachers. This study identifies institutional scale and the division of information as key factors that link the interaction of institutions across markets.
Updated: Feb. 02, 2009
Research on globalization and education involves the study of intertwined worldwide discourses, processes, and institutions affecting local educational practices and policies. The four major theoretical perspectives concerning globalization and education are world culture, world systems, postcolonial, and culturalist. Critics of current global trends support educational alternatives that will preserve local languages and cultures, ensure progressive educational practices that will protect the poor against the rich, and protect the environment and human rights.
Updated: Oct. 27, 2008