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Sydnor, Jackie – New Educator, 2016
In this qualitative study, five student teachers engaged in dialogic viewing of video of their own teaching with their university supervisor. The questions guiding this research included: (1) What do teacher candidates notice as they watch videos of themselves teaching in the company of their university supervisor?; (2) How does dialogic viewing…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Reflective Teaching
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Endacott, Jason L. – New Educator, 2016
Teacher-education programs are under increasing pressure to demonstrate the effectiveness of their graduates at a time in which many states have adopted a new generation of formal teacher-evaluation systems. Despite the current emphasis on the evaluation of teacher proficiency, the opportunity to reflect upon practice remains a vital aspect of…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation
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Parker, Audra; Bush, Amanda; Yendol-Hoppey, Diane – New Educator, 2016
Teacher educators recognize that teacher candidates must have authentic, scaffolded opportunities to transform knowledge into practice. This study explores teacher candidates' engagement with teacher inquiry as a method for supporting professional development. Findings suggest teacher candidates differ tremendously in their responses to the…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Teacher Educators, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Teacher Education
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Smith, Antony T.; Place, Nancy A. – New Educator, 2011
This study describes a teacher certification literacy methods course taught in an elementary school setting and featuring a classroom practicum, integrated with course sessions, that focuses on work with individual children. It examines the influence of an inquiry approach, promoted in this course model, on teacher candidate development. Drawn…
Descriptors: Practicums, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Effectiveness
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Burbank, Mary D.; Kauchak, Don; Bates, Alisa J. – New Educator, 2010
The issue of professional development is receiving increased attention, as educators and policy makers are realizing the centrality of teachers to school reform and improvement. This paper describes research on book clubs as a mechanism for professional development and discusses how different study group configurations (i.e., preservice teacher…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Clubs, Professional Development, Teacher Collaboration
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Gardiner, Wendy; Robinson, Karen Shipley – New Educator, 2009
In this qualitative study, pairs of preservice teachers were placed with single cooperating teachers in a 100-hour urban field placement. The question guiding this research was would preservice teachers collaborate in ways that contributed to their professional development and if so why, how, and to what end? Results from field notes, multiple…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Field Experience Programs, Cooperating Teachers, Teacher Placement
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Norman, Patricia J.; Golian, Katherine; Hooker, Heather – New Educator, 2005
Recently developed Professional Development School standards underscore the importance of professional learning community, inquiry, shared decision-making and a focus on student learning. These standards closely mirror the goals of "Critical Friends Groups," a significant movement in education to improve student achievement through…
Descriptors: Professional Development Schools, Mentors, Teacher Collaboration, College School Cooperation