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Student Science Teachers' Conceptions of Sustainable Development: An Empirical Study of Three Postgraduate Training Cohorts
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 25, No. 3 (November 2007) pp. 307–327
Conceptions of sustainable development were elicited using a questionnaire completed by three cohorts of postgraduate students starting a secondary science teacher-training course (N = 123). Qualitative responses were analysed in three ways: (i)...
Innovation in teacher education: Collective creativity in the development of a teacher education internship
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 77, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 277–286
This article reports on research into the development of a teacher education internship scheme at Oxford University from 1973 to 1987. Based on an analysis of an archive of documents and interviews with key protagonists, the paper uses insights from ...
Development of the Distance@Education@Program@Assessment (2000) pp. 1–120
Problem . The problem of this study was to develop a valid and reliable instrument that would accurately assess specified distance education program characteristics in institutions of higher learning. Procedures ...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (2011) pp. 143–160
This article reports on a research study that looked at the issues and challenges of training new science teachers to use the Internet in their planning and teaching. It was conducted within three university departments in England and focused on an...
Collaborative Approaches in Initial Teacher Education: Lessons from Approaches to Developing Student Teachers' Use of the Internet in Science Teaching
Teacher Development Vol. 18, No. 1 (2014) pp. 107–123
In many countries, governments are keen to persuade teachers at all levels to seek to enhance the learning of their students by incorporating information and communication technologies within their classrooms. This paper reports on the development...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 73, No. 1 (2015) pp. 44–52
Issues, Challenges and Needs of Student Science Teachers in Using the Internet as a Tool for Teaching
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (July 2006) pp. 207–221
In recent years there has been a strong emphasis on the value of various applications of information and communication technology as tools to support teaching and learning. One tool that has been given prominence is the Internet and in order to...
The Use of the Internet in Science Teaching: A Longitudinal Study of Developments in Use by Student-Teachers in England
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 29, No. 13 (October 2007) pp. 1605–1627
This paper reports on a longitudinal study of developments in use of the Internet by science student-teachers on Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) courses in five higher education institution-school partnerships in England. These are 1...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 25, No. 1 (April 2007) pp. 77–97
This paper reports on 12 in-depth case studies of trainee science teachers' use of the Internet in their science teaching from teacher training programmes in four UK universities. The findings reveal many opportunities and challenges trainee...