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This study investigated the effect of problem posing on the pre-service primary teachers' understanding of fraction concepts enrolled in two different versions of a methods course at a university in Turkey. In the experimental version, problem posing was used as a teaching strategy. Results showed that problem posing had a positive impact on the pre-service teachers' knowledge and views about what it means to know mathematics.
Updated: Jan. 15, 2009
The article describes the effectiveness of an educational methods course for early childhood education. Based on a constructionist believe teaching principles, 78 of early childhood education preservice teachers who were enrolled in this course filled out the Teacher Belief Survey at the beginning and end of the 15-week course. Results from both quantitative and qualitative data analysis indicated that participation in the teaching methods course had significantly increased constructionist believes.
Updated: Sep. 04, 2008
The article examines reflection as a widely accepted process in teacher education. The nature of reflection has recently been challenged by the socially situated and critical, as they try to engage teachers in the broader social context. The study examines the use of critical social reflection in two social studies methods courses.
Updated: Mar. 18, 2008