International Portal of Teacher Education

Keyword: Program implementation
Abstract
15.03.2017
Theories & Approaches
Building Adaptive Expertise and Practice-Based Evidence: Applying the Implementation Stages Framework to Special Education Teacher Preparation
In this paper, the authors describe a capstone project that meets these needs and prepares pre-service special educators for their role in the development of practice-based evidence. These a...
Abstract
04.09.2016
Theories & Approaches
A Five-Year Retrospective on the Arkansas Department of Education Co-teaching Project
This paper provides the details of the systemic change occurring over a five-year period through a comprehensive evaluation model. The results of the comprehensive evaluation plan indicate, ...
Summary
11.07.2016
Mentoring & Supervision
An Exploration of the Relationships between Mentor Recruitment, the Implementation of Mentoring, and Mentors’ Attitudes
This study examined aspects of mentor recruitment in relationship to the content and logistics of mentoring, mentors’ feelings of role conflict, satisfaction from mentoring, and their attitu...
Abstract
07.06.2016
Assessment & Evaluation
Examining the Quality of Technology Implementation in STEM Classrooms: Demonstration of an Evaluative Framework
In this study, the authors examined the impact of teacher professional development focused on incorporating these workplace technologies in the classroom. For this study, they developed an e...
Abstract
24.09.2015
Professional Development
Researching the Impact of Teacher Professional Development Programmes Based on Action Research, Constructivism, and Systems Theory
This article examines the topic of professional development programmes’ impact. Concepts and ideas of action research, constructivism, and systems theory are used as a theoretical framework....
Abstract
03.08.2015
Preservice Teachers
Mobile Video Collection in Preservice Teacher Practicum Placements
This study investigates how iPhones® have been used by preservice students, supervising teachers and teacher educators to provide formative assessment to preservice teachers on practicum. Da...
Abstract
30.07.2015
Theories & Approaches
Sustaining Evidence-Based Practices by Graduated Special Educators of Students With ASD: Creating a Community of Practice
In this article, the authors used multiple measures to evaluate whether special education graduates (a) remain in the field working with students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and (b)...
Abstract
05.07.2015
Instruction in Teacher Training
Maximizing ESY Services: Teaching Pre-Service Teachers to Assess Communication Skills and Implement Picture Exchange With Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Disabilities
In this article, the authors supervised and trained pre-service teachers while conducting extended school year (ESY) services for pre-kindergarten and elementary students with autism spectru...
Abstract
22.12.2014
ICT & Teaching
Introducing E-Portfolios to Pre-service Teachers as Tools for Reflection and Growth: Lessons Learnt
In this article, the authors discuss the introduction of Wi-Fi-based e-portfolios into a Master of Teaching programme at an Australian university. They describe how the e-portfolios were per...
Summary
17.12.2014
Teacher Educators
Growing the Profession: What the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Offers to Emerging Scholars
This article describes the birth and success of Emerging Scholars program. This is a new program of Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), which designed to help graduate students and thos...
Abstract
19.02.2014
Professional Development
Teacher Training Matters: The Results of a Multistate Survey of Secondary Special Educators Regarding Transition From School to Adulthood
The present study examined critical features of secondary special educator’s experiences with transition professional development to predict variables most likely to influence performance of...
Summary
20.01.2014
Instruction in Teacher Training
Lesson Study in a Methods Course: Connecting Teacher Education to the Field
The purpose of this study was to examine the learning outcomes emerging from semi-structured lesson study as a central task in a methods course and determine the factors that facilitate or i...
Abstract
16.09.2013
Research Methods
Improving Educational Aspirations and Outcomes through Community Action Research
This article examines how a community action research approach supported the implementation of an educational support programme for children, parents and local educators. The aim was the cre...
Abstract
24.07.2013
Beginning Teachers
Examining the Effectiveness of the Remote Observation of Graduate Interns
This study examined the results of a project providing interns with two forms of a technology-mediated, remote observation program with the objective of overcoming cost-related barriers to g...
Abstract
26.06.2013
ICT & Teaching
Implementing an Educational Technology Course in Namibia’s Basic Education Teaching Diploma Programme
This article reports on the progress made towards implementing a pre-service education course in instructional media to be implemented in at all four Colleges of Education in Namibia. The a...
Summary
05.06.2013
Assessment & Evaluation
Electronic Portfolios in Teacher Education: Forging a Middle Ground
The authors review the compatibility of key purposes for Electronic Portfolios (EPs) in light of the changing landscape of their use in teacher education. The authors will focus on analyzing...
Abstract
29.05.2013
Professional Development
Contribution of Professional Development to Standards Implementation
A national professional development (PD) framework was developed for the implementation of science standards published by the Israeli Ministry of Education, which was activated before introd...
Summary
04.03.2013
Mentoring & Supervision
The Involvement of the University Community in Tutorial Action: A Case Study
In this article, the authors examine the degree of effectiveness in the application of the tutorial action programme at the University of Alicante. The results demonstrated that the tutorial...
Abstract
27.02.2013
Theories & Approaches
Social Capital and the College Enrollment Process: How Can a School Program Make a Difference?
This qualitative study describes how the coach program works and analyzes key aspects that may explain its positive relationship with college enrollment outcomes. Interviews were conducted b...
Summary
21.01.2013
Professional Development
Taking stock of Lesson Study as a platform for teacher development in Singapore
In this study, the authors were interested to understand how lesson study (LS) protocols were adapted to suit local school conditions and contexts and the kinds of problems and constraints t...
Abstract
30.12.2012
Preservice Teachers
Their Portfolios, Our Role: Examining a Community College Teacher Education Digital Portfolio Program From the Students' Perspective
In this article, the authors describe an implementation of digital portfolio development for all of the preservice early childhood educators registered in the infant-toddler and preschool–ea...
Abstract
27.12.2012
Teacher Education Programs
Master's Programs in Israeli Colleges of Education: A New Learning Opportunity in Early Childhood Education
The goal of this article is to highlight the importance of advanced studies for the professional staff working in the field of early childhood education (ECE). The program is unique in its c...
Abstract
17.11.2011
Teacher Education Programs
Substance and Show: Understanding Responses to Teacher Education Programme Accreditation Processes
The current case study investigates how several universities in the state of Connecticut responded to teacher education accreditation policy between 2002 and 2006. Using a cognitive perspect...
Summary
04.09.2011
ICT & Teaching
Examining Authentic Intellectual Work with a Historical Digital Documentary Inquiry Project in A Mandated State Testing Environment
In this case study, the authors examine whether student construction of digital documentaries on curriculum-based topics may offer potential to both support students’ acquisition of content ...
Abstract
26.07.2011
Professional Development
A Study of Greek Teachers’ Satisfaction with the Implementation of the European Pedagogical ICT License Pilot Course
This study presented a survey which examines Greek teachers’ satisfaction with the implementation of the European Pedagogical Information and Communication Technology License (EPICT) pilot c...
Abstract
13.05.2011
Instruction in Teacher Training
A Study of Teacher-Mediated Enhancement of Students’ Organization of Earth Science Knowledge Using Web Diagrams as a Teaching Device
The research examined teacher implementation of a novel teaching strategy called “web diagramming”. This teaching strategy is a form of network mapping, in a secondary school earth science ...
Summary
10.05.2011
Professional Development
Essential Characteristics for a Professional Development Program for Promoting the Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Science Module
The purpose of this study was to theoretically and empirically identify essential characteristics for a professional development program that promotes the acquisition of teachers’ competence...
Abstract
12.04.2011
Teacher Education Programs
Competence-Based Teacher Education: Illusion or Reality? An Assessment of the Implementation Status in Flanders from Teachers’ and Students’ Points of View
This study examines whether teacher education institutions in Flanders have succeeded to implement competences in teacher education programs. An online survey inquiry was set up in eight ele...
Abstract
22.03.2011
Professional Development
Professional Experience Reform in China: Key Issues and Challenges
The Chinese Ministry of Education proposed recently reforms in professional experience for pre-service teachers. The current study explores the attitudes of teacher educators in China toward...
Abstract
09.03.2011
Research Methods
'We Are So Over Pharaohs and Pyramids!' Re-Presenting the Othered Lives with Young People through An International Studies Program
The current article focuses the international presenters' interpretation of and reaction to the program through their interaction with the students. The article is based on a year-long imple...
Summary
09.03.2011
ICT & Teaching
The Design and Application of the Digital Backpack
In this study, the authors introduce the digital backpack as a means for creating a rich learning experience for students of multiple ages. Development, design, and refinement of the digital...
Summary
23.01.2011
Mentoring & Supervision
Using Coaching to Improve the Fidelity of Evidence-Based Practices: A Review of Studies
The goal of this review was to summarize studies that examined the effects of coaching on improvements in preservice and in-service teachers' implementation of evidence-based practices...
Abstract
27.09.2010
ICT & Teaching
Continuing Change in a Virtual World: Training and Recruiting Instructors
This article describes the process of teacher identification, selection, initial training, and on-going professional development that has developed at the Illinois Virtual High School (IVHS)...
Abstract
27.09.2010
ICT & Teaching
Field Experience in Virtual Schools—To Be There Virtually
This article describes a pilot of Virtual Schooling (VS) field experience within an initial teacher education program in the USA as part of a national project, including multimedia appendice...
Summary
13.07.2010
Theories & Approaches
Individual and Structural Orientations in Socially Just Teaching: Conceptualization, Implementation, and Collaborative Effort
This essay, drawn from theory, research, and the author’s practitioner research as a teacher educator, proposes a framework to inform teacher educators’ conceptualization and implementation ...
Summary
29.06.2010
Research Methods
Technology and Education Change: Focus on Student Learning
This study examined technology implementation practices associated with student learning gains. The findings highlight the importance of school practices in the areas of principal support an...
Abstract
29.06.2010
Research Methods
Technology's Achilles Heel: Achieving High-Quality Implementation
Technology educators and school staffs are frequently challenged to accomplish high levels of implementation. The metaphor of the Implementation Bridge and four research-based constructs of ...
Abstract
13.06.2010
Instruction in Teacher Training
A Bottom-Up Approach for Implementing Electronic Portfolios in a Teacher Education Program
In an effort to generate a bottom-up approach for the program-wide implementation of electronic portfolios, this article first reports on the ways in which teacher candidates perceived the b...
Abstract
31.01.2010
Teacher Education Programs
Every Child Matters: The Perceptions of a Sample of Initial Teacher Education Trainees in England
The authors discuss an investigation into the understandings of trainee teachers about government policy. The authors use the UK government's 'Every Child Matters' (ECM). The project focused...
Abstract
31.01.2010
Multiculturalism & Diversity
The Refugee Action Support Program: Developing Understandings of Diversity
In a world increasingly globalised, it is crucial that preservice teachers are equipped with a range of pedagogical knowledges, understandings and practices related to diversity and differen...
Abstract
16.12.2009
Professional Development
Teachers Learning How to Learn
School pupils learning how to learn (LHTL), aimed at helping them develop learning autonomy, requires teachers to develop new classroom practices. Hence teachers LHTL is equally important. T...
Abstract
15.12.2009
Teacher Education Programs
The Use of Evidence-Based Instructional Strategies in Special Education Settings in Secondary Schools: Development, Implementation and Outcomes
This study examined the level of implementation of evidence-based practices by teachers after they participated in a unique training program aimed at enhancing the use of evidence-based prac...
Abstract
19.10.2009
Instruction in Teacher Training
An Exploration in Mindfulness: Classroom of Detectives
This exploratory feasibility study assesses a mindfulness program in a fifth-grade classroom. The goal of the study was to help children understand and access their own mindfulness within th...
Abstract
06.07.2009
Trends in Teacher Education
Realizing the Equity-Minded Aspirations of Detracking and Inclusion: Toward a Capacity-Oriented Framework for Teacher Education
Drawing on ethnographic research in detracked and inclusion classrooms, this paper analyzes the nature and sources of the tensions and dilemmas felt by teachers working in intentionally hete...
Abstract
30.03.2009
Beginning Teachers
When Intentions and Reality Clash: Inherent Implementation Difficulties of An Induction Program for New Teachers
New teachers are often required to go through an induction program in order to become fully certified. Induction programs are varied and the overall picture regarding their implementation is...
Abstract
02.03.2009
Trends in Teacher Education
Negotiating the Dilemmas of Community-Based Learning in Teacher Education
In this article, the implementation of community-based teaching and learning programs developed by pre-service teachers (PSTs) is examined for educational and organizational issues that shap...
Abstract
29.12.2008
ICT & Teaching
Florida’s EETT Leveraging Laptops Initiative and Its Impact on Teaching Practices
This study measures changes in teaching practices that occurred during a school year that included laptop implementation and professional development. The changes were documented through dir...
Abstract
14.12.2008
Research Methods
The Implementation of A Collaborative Action Research Programme for Developing Inclusive Practices: Social Learning in Small Internal Networks
In this study, the authors implement a programme of collaborative action research with the purpose of investigating the degree to which it could contribute to the development of inclusive pr...
Abstract
26.06.2008
Instruction in Teacher Training
Implementing a Structured Reading Program in an Afterschool Setting: Problems and Potential Solutions
In this article, the authors present results from their implementation study of a structured reading program for fourth, fifth, and sixth graders in an afterschool setting. As the authors ex...
Abstract
08.04.2008
Research Methods
The start-up phase in a research and development work project: A foundation for development
The article describes the research and development phase of a project conducted in a secondary school in Norway. The study focused on the teacher's role during the initial phase of the proj...
Abstract
08.04.2008
Professional Development
Teaching communication skills in science: Tracing teacher change
The article describes a model for skills instruction and implementation of scientific communication. The modular model offers explicit instructions, content integration, contextual practice,...
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