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den Heyer, Kent – Teaching Education, 2009
In this study, a group of teacher educators converse about their teaching practice in light of a new provincial K-12 program of social studies. The most noteworthy feature of this new program is its explicit call for teachers to include Aboriginal and Francophone perspectives as they teach to the program's two central themes of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
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Rosaen, Cheryl L.; Wilson, Suzanne M. – Teaching Education, 1995
Describes the development and implementation of "The Curriculum and Pedagogy of Teacher Education," a doctoral course that used case studies to facilitate teacher learning opportunities at all levels. Students examined a set of oral cases, wrote their own cases, and discussed articles exploring subject matter, method, theory, and practice. (SM)
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Doctoral Programs
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Brunner, Dianne D. – Teaching Education, 1992
"Teacher Roundtables," associated with Michigan State University, consists of elementary, middle, and high school teachers who focus on literacy and learning and meet regularly outside of school. This article focuses on teacher resistance to texts, curriculum, reform proposals, and other elements of school culture that are insensitive to…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Donmoyer, Robert; And Others – Teaching Education, 1991
Describes the articles in a special issue of Teacher Education prepared in collaboration with the National Center for Science Teaching and Learning. The issue articulates important visions of science curriculum teaching which incorporate both the sociological critique of scientific knowledge and the constructivist view of learning. (SM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lythcott, Jean – Teaching Education, 1991
Explores the interrelationship between a conception of science teaching and the nature of a knowledge base for science teachers, outlining a history of curricular efforts in medical education. The article proposes a generative conception of science teaching and develops the role of three associated knowledge bases. (SM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Discovery Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Linton, Simi – Teaching Education, 1994
Current teacher education works against a more inclusive curriculum regarding special education. Academic curriculum, civic culture, and teacher education individually and collectively promote separate teacher education programs and separate educational systems. Disability studies are introduced as an epistemological framework to help redress…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Yager, Robert E. – Teaching Education, 1991
Describes efforts in the reform of science education, noting the importance of changing preservice and in-service teacher education. The article examines three national systemic reform efforts and discusses implementation efforts in Iowa. It also discusses Iowa's teacher preparation and offers assessment information arising from Iowa's efforts.…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Educational Change