publication . Doctoral thesis . 2009

Perspectives on instructor modeling in mathematics teacher education

Brown, Cassondra;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Algeria
Abstract
Teachers' instructional practices are greatly shaped by their own learning experiences as students in K-12 and college classrooms, which for most teachers was traditional, teacher-centered instruction. One of the challenges facing mathematics education reform is that, traditional teaching is in contrast to reform student- centered instruction. If teachers learn from their experiences as mathematics students, mathematics teacher educators are encouraged to model practices they would like teachers to use. In this study I examined the implications of instructor modeling in mathematics teacher education courses. More specifically, I investigated what practicing teac...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: UCSD Dissertations, Academic Mathematics and science education. (Discipline)
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