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Teacher educators must examine how technology selection facilitates and constrains the learning outcomes of the courses they teach. This article introduces a process for selecting and evaluating technologies that meet the important principles of each learning task.
Updated: Jul. 14, 2008
This paper presents a model for implementing a field experience program in a technology-enhanced pedagogical laboratory where teacher candidates practice and reflect on theory-based instructional strategies. The model consists of three steps: teacher candidate preparation, laboratory experience, and reflection.
Updated: Jul. 10, 2008
When I started a PhD on the representation of blind men, I believed that what was required was the production of something that proclaimed my knowledge and my expertise - to get the reader to see what I mean. This essay explores the fragmentary and blurry fragments and with blurred edges to investigate the possibility that knowledge is not the same as clarity, and that reading and writing are as much about the spaces between words as the words themselves.
Updated: Jul. 02, 2008
Mentoring has become a part of teacher education as are educational courses, and professional development. The author discusses struggles of power and control, and dangers of dependence and intimacy with mentoring in Norway. She describes mentoring an obstacle to reflection other than an enhancement.
Updated: Jun. 12, 2008
A preliminary study is conducted, exploring the reflective thinking of beginning teachers. The study is focused on practice experience. The study reviews system of analyzing reflective writing, and comments on their suitability for writing journals.
Updated: Jun. 11, 2008
In this self-study, a teacher educator and an experienced teacher analyze an unexpected shared opportunity to mentor pre-service elementary educators. Our partnership arose during a graduate course on literacy development for elementary students, serendipitously captured during an extended electronic conversation with the pre-service candidates.
Updated: Jun. 10, 2008
Utilizing narrative inquiry, the article explores the dilemmas of theory and practice. The writer, formerly a standard testing K-12 teacher, and now a full time professor, addresses the dilemmas and claims that until teacher education in universities and practical teaching are addressed, school reform cannot be fully realized.
Updated: May. 27, 2008
Strategies of preservice teachers in real learning situations are explored in this article. The strategies of real learning situations are recorded in a diary and compared with others. Findings indicate that use of diaries has a positive effect on knowledge acquisition and serve as a valuable learning tool.
Updated: May. 21, 2008
An Examination of What Metaphor Construction Reveals about the Evolution of Preservice Teachers’ Beliefs about Teaching and Learning
The article explores the representations of preservice elementary teachers' in the United States and Europe, regarding teaching and learning, utilizing reflective activities that integrate academic activities and field experience. The study seeks to examine changes in metaphorical representations and the factors that influence those changes.
Updated: May. 12, 2008
This article explores the use of active imagination and dialogics as constructs that can be applied reflexively to health care education. Drawing on student data, it discusses some of the primary elements of these ideas, and how they may inform reflection, human inquiry, and pedagogical approaches to personal and professional growth and development.
Updated: Apr. 01, 2008