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Jones, Abigail L.; Holtgraves, Thomas G.; Sander, Janay B. – Teacher Educator, 2019
Indiana recently passed legislation requiring teacher preparation programs to educate future teachers on how to identify and refer struggling readers, including students with learning needs related to dyslexia. The purpose of this study was to examine whether a university course that covers content in response to legislation was effective in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Reading Difficulties, Dyslexia
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Callan, Gregory L.; Shim, Serena S. – Teacher Educator, 2019
The first step for teachers to be efficacious in teaching self-regulated learning (SRL) in their classroom(s) is to have clear understandings of what constitutes SRL and when to use it. This study examined how K-12 teachers (N = 128, 73% female, predominantly Caucasian) define SRL and identify students with deficient SRL by examining their…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Elementary School Teachers
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Morita-Mullaney, Trish; Stallings, Lynne – Teacher Educator, 2018
Unlike states with established immigrant populations, Indiana is a new immigration gateway state that is developing its infrastructure to address immigrant needs. Indiana's English learner (EL) population between 1999 and 2018 has grown by 550% from 9,114 to 59,255 students. Of the current 59,255 ELs in K-12 schools, 24% are immigrants. Employing…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Bilingual Students, Immigrants, Case Studies
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Noel, Jana – Teacher Educator, 2016
Traditional campus-based teacher education programs, located on college or university campuses, have been criticized for being removed from the "real world" of community life, and a number of programs have moved directly into urban communities in order for preservice teachers to become immersed in the life of the community. This article…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Teacher Education, Communities of Practice, Culturally Relevant Education
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Quatroche, Diana J.; Duarte, Valerie; Huffman-Joley, Gail; Watkins, Sharron – Teacher Educator, 2002
Describes how changes in Indiana's licensure have affected one university's elementary education department, focusing on: the change to performance-based standards and assessment; performance assessment using exit portfolios; and lessons learned. The goal is to bring the program in line with the new Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
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Sikula, John P. – Teacher Educator, 1984
When assessing a teachers' potential, it is important to use a variety of criteria rather than focusing on results of a standardized competency test. Dangers of competency tests are that state and local differences or priorities and effective teacher skills may not be identified. (DF)
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Evaluation Criteria, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Quimby, Robert – Teacher Educator, 1972
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Protocol Materials, Student Teaching, Teacher Education
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Higgins, James E. – Teacher Educator, 1972
Descriptors: Educational Programs, Elementary Education, Field Experience Programs, Student Teaching
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Yutzy, James A. – Teacher Educator, 1973
Descriptors: Institutional Role, Professional Associations, Teacher Associations, Teacher Educators
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Teacher Educator, 1982
Changes that should be considered in the Indiana public school system involve: (1) longer school year; (2) commitment to student and parent freedom of choice; (3) teachers' salaries; (4) tougher graduation requirements; (5) teacher/administrator workload; (6) functional literacy test; (7) concern for non-public education students and teachers; (8)…
Descriptors: Class Size, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement