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Reitano, Paul; Harte, Wendy – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
This paper reports on an exploratory study that investigated the pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) of four Geography pre-service teachers as they completed their final practicum of their Bachelor of Secondary Education programme. It uses Shulman's (1986, 1987) two categories of PCK as a conceptual framework to identify the participants' PCK of…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Preservice Teachers, Geography Instruction, Practicums
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Avraamidou, Lucy – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
Grounded in theoretical and empirical underpinnings related to identity work and figured worlds, this case study explores the nature of two preservice elementary teachers' identities for science teaching and the experiences that impacted their development through time and across contexts. The participants in this study portray a range of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Professional Identity, Case Studies
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Bridges, Susan – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
Whilst face-to-face tutorial group interaction has been the focus of quantitative and qualitative studies in problem-based learning (PBL), little work has explored the independent learning phase of the PBL cycle from an interactionist perspective. An interactional ethnographic logic of inquiry guided collection and analysis of video recordings and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Undergraduate Study, Dental Schools, Dentistry
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Pham, Thanh Thi Hong; Renshaw, Peter – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This study employs design-based research to investigate how university teachers and their students from Vietnam perceived and adapted an evidence-based pedagogy known as "student-teams achievement division" (STAD). Two hundred and twenty one students and their teachers from three classes at a Vietnamese university participated in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Evidence Based Practice, Cultural Context
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Chun, Dorothy M. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This article focuses on the ways of researching the process of designing, developing, and using telecollaboration (also known as online intercultural exchange) to facilitate the learning of both linguistic and "intercultural communicative competence" (ICC) in higher education courses in different educational contexts in the United…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Higher Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Intercultural Communication
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Katz, Laurie; Isik-Ercan, Zeynep – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
Grounded in an ethnographic logic of inquiry utilizing the concept of languaculture, this study explores how cultural differences between a field-based team and the university supervisor led to unanticipated challenges and points of conflict in an early childhood teacher education program in Midwestern United States. By examining points of contact…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Cultural Differences, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Castanheira, Maria Lucia; Street, Brian V.; Carvalho, Gilcinei Teodoro – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This paper draws on the Academic Literacies approach to examine tutor/student relations in the production of academic texts. We address issues associated with learning to write in such contexts, through exploring the perspectives of two groups of non-traditional students as they reflect on their experiences in navigating educational contexts in a…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Literacy, Teacher Student Relationship, Nontraditional Students
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Liu, Laura B.; Milman, Natalie B. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2013
The need to infuse multicultural education (ME) across teacher preparation programmes is well documented by research, yet institutions are at very different stages in this endeavour. While most programmes demonstrate a segregated approach to ME, confining diversity to specialty courses, ME programme infusion places diversity, equity and social…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Teacher Education Programs, Observation, Interviews