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Palaniandy, Seloamoney – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
This conceptual paper is intended to highlight the need for instructional support for teachers and academic lecturers who enter the profession without formal pedagogy training, and discuss how this phenomenon can be addressed via healthy collegial practices and institutional support. The paper also emphasizes the need for those who enter the…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Collegiality, Teacher Collaboration, Information Seeking
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Pow, Jacky – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
Many geographers have argued that geographical imagination plays a crucial role in geography education. Unfortunately, geography teachers often find it difficult to stimulate their students' geographical imaginations. One emerging concern is to determine how geography teachers can foster their students' geographical imaginations so that they can…
Descriptors: Imagination, Geography Instruction, Stimulation, Teaching Methods
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Amadio, Karren – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
A report card on the wellbeing of young Australians does not paint a promising picture (ARACY, 2013). Some of the poor performance indicators from this report can be linked to early childhood education and sustainability, which forms the basis of this paper. A survey of recently graduated Certificate III and Diploma students will provide a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Rural Areas, Early Childhood Education
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Clary, Deidre – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
In a global and volatile world, teachers are being constantly challenged to support students' literacy development and assist them to develop knowledge and skills to expand into new ways of knowing. This two-year school-university partnership is dedicated to enhancing teachers' learning about language with the goal of building teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Communities of Practice, Faculty Development
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Djoub, Zineb – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
This article aims at helping teachers make effective use of language portfolios in an EFL/ESL context. This is through proposing and making clear the steps of integrating them into their teaching and the way learners' training into their use needs to be conducted to promote their reflective and autonomous learning. These range from identifying the…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Portfolio Assessment, English (Second Language), Personal Autonomy
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Petersen, Karen Bjerg – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2014
For decades foreign and second language teachers have taken advantage of the technology development and ensuing possibilities to use e-learning facilities for language training. Since the 1980s, the use of computer assisted language learning (CALL), Internet, web 2.0, and various kinds of e-learning technology has been developed and researched…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Tilley, Susan A.; Taylor, Leanne – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2014
The language of "scholar-activist" has made its way into academic discourse over the last few decades. Historically a divide has existed between academics situated in the university and activists working within and across communities. This discussion paper addresses challenges scholars face when doing activist work within their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scholarship, Activism, Universities
Fung, Alex C. W. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2003
Describes the current situation of teacher education in Hong Kong, focusing on: the education system and its basic structure (governance, structure, and provision); the teaching profession (teacher registration and entry into the profession, inservice and preservice teacher education, and teacher education provision); and new trends to improve…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance
Glegg, Alastair – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2003
Examines the changing nature of expectations for teachers in British Columbia, from the first formal teacher examinations to the present, showing how different forces helped determine what constitutes right-minded teachers. The paper focuses on: the Victorian age (moral exemplars); the normal years (imperial apprentices); between the wars…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Ebler, Beth Anne; Giacalone Willis, Jacalyn – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2003
The Newark School System has implemented a systemwide reform, "Learn through the Lens of Science," which has several components that build and sustain the district's capacity for science education (e.g., establishing long-range planning processes, partnering with universities, and creating a science materials distribution center). The…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College School Cooperation, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
Al-Musawi, Nu'man; Al-Hashem, Abdulla; Karam, Ebraheem – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2003
Explored the role of the colleges of education in developing college students' humanistic values. Surveys of students in Bahrain and Kuwait indicated that colleges of education in the Arab Gulf States really contribute to the formation of human values among college students. However, schools of education are not devoting sufficient time and effort…
Descriptors: College Students, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries