Search results for: Cooperating teachers
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Co-Analysis of Work in the Triadic Supervision of Preservice Teachers Based on Neo-Vygotskian Activity Theory: Case Study from a French University Institute of Teacher Training
The goal of this study was to evaluate the effects of the joint training activities of a cooperating teacher and a university supervisor during an advisory visit on (a) the professional development of a preservice teacher's activity and (b) the reorganization of mentoring activity following this visit. The discussion focuses on the conditions that led to the greater effectiveness of the advisory visit, which is an integral part of teacher training programs that alternate classroom work with co-analysis of the work.
Updated: Dec. 21, 2009
In this article, the authors report on a study in which they examined the multiple interactions and activity settings in which student teachers learn to teach language arts. The study explores the student teachers' experiences from the perspective of the three key triad members- student teachers, cooperating teachers and university supervisors- using activity theory. The findings reveal that all members of the triad were simultaneously operating in multiple settings and facing competing demands that shaped their actions and stances
Updated: Sep. 29, 2009
Characteristics of Highly Effective Cooperating Teachers: A Study of Their Backgrounds and Preparation
The present study investigated the effectiveness of cooperating teachers at four sites where several of the factors associated with effective supervision were present. In the first stage of the research, information was gathered through interviews and artifact collection about cooperating teachers' supervisory preparation, practices, and perceptions. In the second stage of the research, researchers used ex post facto methods to used ex post facto methods to identify background and intervention factors associated with their effectiveness levels. 13 pairs of cooperating-teacher-student-teacher from four sites participated in the study.
Updated: Jul. 15, 2009
An Inquiry-Based Practicum Model: What Knowledge, Practices, and Relationships Typify Empowering Teaching and Learning Experiences for Student Teachers, Cooperating Teachers and College Supervisors?
The author explores an inquiry-based teaching/learning model involving diverse members of learning communities. A triad of cooperating teachers, student teachers, and a college supervisor engaged in ongoing discourse. The purpose of this discourse is to investigate the teacher–learner (expert–novice) reciprocity, school culture and social relations.
Updated: Jun. 08, 2009
The paper describes the transformations that took place as two veteran teachers grappled with the insertion of video-mediated videoconferencing (VMC) for practicums during an initial study that focused on teacher candidates. Through their stories, the following themes were identified: teacher as risk taker, VMC as a motivating device to promote student participation in learning, reassessment of teaching practices, and teacher change.
Updated: May. 04, 2009
This paper focuses on the development of the Collaboration Self-Assessment Tool (CSAT). The identification and practice of specific collaboration skills needed in a student teaching experience are emphasized. . The paper uses a case-study approach to describe how the tool can be used to enhance collaboration between a cooperating teacher and a teacher candidate.
Updated: Apr. 01, 2009
Exploring A Triad Model of Student Teaching: Pre-service Teacher and Cooperating Teacher Perceptions
In the student teaching triad model adopted in this study, pairs of pre-service teachers worked collaboratively with cooperating teachers during a 12-week field experience. The main objectives of the study were: 1. to document the benefits and challenges for pre-service teachers and cooperating teachers who participate in a triad model; 2. to describe the co-teaching models that would emerge during this experience.
Updated: Mar. 30, 2009
I'M Prepared for Anything Now”: Student Teacher and Cooperating Teacher Interaction as A Critical Factor in Determining the Preparation of “Quality” Elementary Reading Teachers
This study is an examination of the interactions between 19 pairs of student teachers and cooperating teachers engaged in guided reading instruction in Grades 1 through 3. Through a theoretical lens of imitation, guidance, and scaffolding based on Granott's (1993) work, the authors analyzed interview transcripts to identify perceptions of behavior patterns between the student teachers and cooperating teachers.
Updated: Mar. 12, 2009
Student teaching provides an important opportunity for prospective teachers to increase their understanding of mathematics in and for teaching. The authors report on data that is part of a larger study of eight student teacher/cooperating teacher pairs, and the core themes that emerged from their conversations. They focus on two pairs for whom the core conversational themes represent disparate approaches to mathematics in and for teaching.
Updated: Feb. 04, 2009
Reconceptualising Professional Experiences in Pre-Service Teacher Education…Reconstructing The Past to Embrace The Future
This article provides a conceptual framework for developing high-quality professional experiences for pre-service teachers. The authors describe a number of professional experience initiatives at two Australian universities. These initiatives are being reconceptualised around the notion of learning communities.
Updated: Jan. 26, 2009