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Mayen, Patrick – McGill Journal of Education, 2011
The objective of this article is to critically examine teacher education based on the concepts, principles, and practices of adult education, vocational training, and continuing vocational training. We will discuss a few aspects of teacher education from the perspective of our research and our theoretical frames of reference, touching on the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Adult Education, Vocational Education, Educational Principles
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McMurtry, Angus – McGill Journal of Education, 2008
The following fictional account of a seminar on complexity science and its relevance for education makes use of several real events. The first is an actual seminar that took place during the spring of 2005, in the Department of Secondary Education at the University of Alberta. The second is the collective creation of the Complexity and Education…
Descriptors: Seminars, Foreign Countries, Fiction, Internet
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Cole, Ardra L. – McGill Journal of Education, 2000
Provides an overview and analysis of the nature and progress of programmatic reform efforts in the anglophone faculties and departments of education in Canada. Raises issues for consideration and debate by people invested in teacher education reform efforts in Canadian universities. Reports on the first phase of a study of teacher education…
Descriptors: Departments, Educational Change, Educational Research, Educational Trends