Search results for: Universities
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Learning through boundary-crossing: further education lecturers learning in both the university and workplace
This article reports on research on the deeper understanding that the universities contribute to professional learning of teachers. The claim was made is that the learning that takes place across the boundary of the workplace and university has the possibility of helping learners to resolve issues that the workplace alone does not provide them with the resources to resolve.
Updated: Sep. 11, 2008
Using a comparative case study approach, the article explores two school-university partnership and a framework for identifying and evaluating the two systems.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2008
A study of education deans describes their approaches to solving leadership problems. The 14 participating deans had been education deans for 6 to 7 years, and responded to interviews. Answers were analyzed using a conceptual model developed over a 7 year period. Although the framework consisted of four dimensions (intellectual, emotional, social and moral), all 14 deans used all four dimensions, but relied on the intellectual dimension as a basis for employing the other three dimensions.
Updated: Mar. 27, 2008
Creating and translating knowledge about teaching and learning in collaborative school-university research partnerships: an analysis of what is exchanged across the partnerships, by whom and how
The article describes research into the role of collaborations and partnerships between universities and schools. It encompasses 12 years studies into school-university collaborative. The study documented interviews, case studies and project reports, and concluded that the model of the exchanges between partners is fruitful in unraveling the relationship between theory and practice in the pursuit of knowledge about teaching and learning.
Updated: Mar. 04, 2008
Survey data from 222 student teachers at a small, liberal arts college were used to address the following three questions: Do university supervisors add value to the student teaching experience? Do student teachers distinguish between the roles played by supervisors and those played by cooperating teachers? How do student teachers characterise good supervision?
Updated: Jan. 26, 2008
The article examines an unsuccessful university-school collaboration project. The project which dealt with classroom behavior engaged researchers from the university and school sector in order to improve the management of behavior in classrooms. Despite the team's strong research background, strong collaborative base and mutual interest in devising new approaches to curb violence, the team was unable to progress.
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008