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Baecher, Laura; Kung, Shiao-Chuan – Issues in Teacher Education, 2014
University-based teacher educators across the U.S. have become increasingly focused on making their practices relevant to the needs of teacher candidates. Teacher educators are engaged in a variety of approaches as a means to improve the preparation that they provide to teacher candidates, in order to continuously examine their expertise. These…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Video Technology, College Faculty, Electronic Libraries
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Hill, K. Dara – Issues in Teacher Education, 2012
This case study is an examination of one pre-service teacher's experience in a reading methods course, entitled Reading Models and Methods, and corresponding urban reading practicum. Jennifer (a pseudonym) participated in a program aimed to address varying dilemmas that persist in the field, including: pre-service teachers' discomfort with…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Urban Teaching, Methods Courses
Cox-Petersen, Anne M.; Spencer, Brenda H.; Crawford, Teresa J. – Issues in Teacher Education, 2005
In this article, the authors present a case study of preservice teachers engaged in service-learning in an after-school program while concurrently enrolled in science and language arts methods courses. Two interdisciplinary education faculty worked collaboratively to connect language arts and science methods content with service-learning…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Methods Courses, Language Arts, After School Programs
van Zee, Emily H. – Issues in Teacher Education, 2005
Prospective teachers can examine documentary websites known as "snapshots of practice" in an on-line "Gallery of Teaching and Learning" http://gallery.carnegiefoundation.org). Developed by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, the Gallery of Teaching and Learning includes a wide variety of web-based "snapshots" developed by…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Web Sites, Inquiry
Folsom, Christy – Issues in Teacher Education, 2005
This article explores the theoretical foundations and practical application of Teaching for Intellectual and Emotional Learning (TIEL), a pedagogical model that codifies a powerful way of thinking about the intellectual and social-emotional processes that underlie teaching and learning. It is is organized in three sections, and begins by offering…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Teacher Educators, Learning Theories, Educational Theories
Neapolitan, Jane – Issues in Teacher Education, 2004
When the author was a little girl, her father told her the story of how he once saw the great Harry Houdini escape from a straight jacket. In the early 1900s, Houdini fascinated thousands of people by performing feats of life-threatening daring and agility. Houdini was a professional in the traditional sense: he acted alone, kept his trade secrets…
Descriptors: Professional Development Schools, Field Tests, Teacher Educators, Inquiry
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Weisman, Evelyn Marino; Hanson, Darrell Zack – Issues in Teacher Education, 2002
In this article, the authors describe the results of research that explored how Proposition 227--a measure that mandates English immersion instruction for all English language learners--has affected bilingual teachers at varying points in their professional development. The perspectives of preservice, novice and veteran bilingual teachers offer…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Teacher Role, Second Language Learning, Bilingual Teachers