Mart Ottenheim Abstract Alumni of the college of education of the University of Applied Sciences Leiden, were asked via Facebook to fill a questionnaire how they valued their bachelor thesis. They were asked how they used it in their work… Read More ›
Developing the Historical Literacy Skills of Adolescents Who Struggle with Reading and Writing: Group and Individual Responses to Instruction
Daniel Wissinger, Becky A Knickelbein, George Bieger Abstract This investigation examined the effectiveness of two instructional approaches for enhancing historical reading and writing outcomes among 39 students who were identified with specific learning disabilities or at-risk for academic failure. Students… Read More ›
A Preliminary Study of the Effects of a Cultural Immersion Program on Boosting Multicultural Teaching Competence
Yao Fu, Jiaxi Wang, George Bieger Abstract This mixed-methods study investigated the impact of the Philadelphia Urban Seminar on preservice teachers’ multicultural teaching competence. In the first phase, twenty-eight preservice teachers and ten teacher educators responded to the Program Evaluation… Read More ›
How Can a Focus on Teacher Well-being in Pre-service Training Promote the Resilience of Primary School Student Teachers?
Sissel Tove Olsen Abstract Norwegian teachers are facing increasing challenges with multi-lingualism and multi-culturalism in schools. In addition, Norway faces the challenge of addressing the need to retain novice teachers. In teacher education programmes there is little focus on teacher… Read More ›
Changing Areas, Spaces and Places in Kindergartens for More Playing, Learning and Exploration
Christian Nordahl Rolfsen, Bente Fønnebø Abstract The opportunities for exploration, playing and learning is essential for children in the kindergartens. Urban kindergartens have limited spaces available. This article discusses and analyzes various aspects of the possibility for change and development… Read More ›
Can International Practicum Foster Intercultural Competence Among Student Teachers?
Gerd Wikan, Jorgen Klein Abstract International practicum is potentially effective in preparing student teachers for work in a diverse classroom. The cultural shock they experience may catalyse a change in frames of reference, which in turn could lead to increased… Read More ›
#FramingFragmentsofThought – Exploring the Role of Social Media, in Developing Emergent Reflective Practitioners in Initial Teacher Training
#FramingFragmentsofThought – Exploring the Role of Social Media, in Developing Emergent Reflective Practitioners in Initial Teacher Training Chris Warnock Abstract Abstract #framingfragmentsofthoughtconsiders the changing dynamic of teacher education and the relevance of digital pedagogical changes in course instruction. It explores… Read More ›
Skill Based Teacher Education in Blended Learning Scenarios
Ralf Schlöffel, Thomas Borchert Abstract Development, implementation and reflection of blended learning scenarios, have become established in both research and education (Mehl 2011). Results are evident for the different phases of teacher education. Imbedded in a design based research a blended… Read More ›