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Reflections upon Teacher Education in Severe Difficulties in the USA: Shared Concerns about Quantity and Quality
British Journal of Special Education Vol. 36, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 69–75
In this article, Phyllis Jones of the Department of Special Education at the University of South Florida and Elizabeth West from the University of Washington explore key issues in respect to teacher education for teachers who teach pupils with...
Evaluation, or Just Data Collection? An Exploration of the Evaluation Practice of Selected UK Environmental Educators
Journal of Environmental Education Vol. 46, No. 1 (2015) pp. 41–55
Little is known about the evaluation practices of environmental educators. Questionnaires and discussion groups with a convenience sample of UK-based practitioners were used to uncover their evaluation methods. Although many report that they are...
Moving toward a Hybrid Teacher Education Course: Supporting the Theory to Practice Challenge in Special Education
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 25, No. 2 (2010) pp. 45–56
The use of teacher education hybrid courses has become a growing and more visible phenomenon in the field of special education. This article describes a hybrid course development process that utilizes a seven-stage learning cycle model for course...
Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education Vol. 28, No. 3 (2012) pp. 108–116
This study examined the sense of community in an online course for special education teachers enrolled in a master's program. The sense of community in an online environment may contribute to students' success and satisfaction (Knapczyk, Chapman,...
Glen Bull; Marshall George; Melanie Shoffner; Cheryl Mason Bolick; John Lee; Janice Anderson; David Slykhuis; Joe Garofalo; Robin Angotti; Elizabeth West; Mary Herring; Sara Dexter; Abbie Brown; Mark Hofer
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 2 (June 2012) pp. 115–121
Representatives from ten specialty professional associations affiliated with the National Technology Leadership Coalition (NTLC) are collaborating with Microsoft Corporation to develop an innovative professional development opportunity for teacher...
Implementation of interprofessional education (IPE) in 16 U.S. medical schools: Common practices, barriers and facilitators
Courtney West; Lori Graham; Ryan T. Palmer; Marissa Fuqua Miller; Erin K. Thayer; Margaret L. Stuber; Linda Awdishu; Rachel A. Umoren; Maria A. Wamsley; Elizabeth A. Nelson; Pablo A. Joo; James W. Tysinger; Paul George; Patricia A. Carney
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 4, No. 1 (September 2016) pp. 41–49
Enhanced patient outcomes and accreditation criteria have led schools to integrate interprofessional education (IPE). While several studies describe IPE curricula at individual institutions, few examine practices across multiple institutions.To...