Beyond the Blind Date: Collaborative Course Development and Co-Teaching by Teacher Educators

From Section:
Teacher Educators
Published:
May. 10, 2015

Source: Teacher Education and Special Education, 38(2), May 2015, p. 88-104

This article describes a participatory action research study undertaken by teacher educators.
They approached the lack of cross-disciplinary collaborations in two teacher preparation programs by developing and implementing a co-taught course on collaboration for general and special education teachers is presented.

Data were collected through interviews, observations, and analysis of course materials.
Results contribute to the development of a framework for educator collaborations in higher education.


Updated: Dec. 19, 2019
Keywords:
Co-taught classes | Courseware development | Higher education | Special education teachers | Teacher collaboration | Teacher educators