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Handbook of Research on Global Issues in Next-Generation Teacher Education

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There is no question that all aspects of modern life have been imbued with technology. In education, students are becoming increasingly savvy in their use of the myriad technologies and virtual tools and must be taught adequate complimentary skills to be effective in the 21st century workforce. To answer this call, teachers’ education must reflect modern demands by integrating the use of these tools as part of their teaching practices. The Handbook of Research on Global Issues in Next-Generation Teacher Education addresses this need with precise, comprehensive research and case studies. With strategies and emerging research on the empowerment of tomorrow’s inspirational educational leaders, this handbook of research outlines the challenges, benefits, and opportunities of engaging teachers with the 21st century skills their students require. Teachers, students of education, administrators, and policy makers will find this publication offers a number of innovative solutions.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Chapter 1: A Blended Approach to Teacher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. STUDY CONTEXT
    4. FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 2: Transformational Leadership and Teacher Engagement in an International Context
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ENGAGEMENT
    4. TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
    5. KOREAN CULTURE VALUES
    6. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 3: Navigating 21st Century Multimodal Textual Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LOCATING CURRICULUM WITHIN A 21 CENTURY CONTEXT
    4. THE CASE STUDY
    5. REFLECTING ON THE PEDAGOGICAL PROCESS - TONI’S PERSPECTIVE
    6. KATE’S MOVIE
    7. ANALYSIS OF THE DIGITAL TEXT USING THE 21 CENTURY LITERACY FRAMEWORK
    8. LOCATING DIGITAL LITERACY WITHIN THE PROJECT
    9. DISCUSSION OF THE DIGITAL LITERACY ACTIVITY
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    12. REFERENCES
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 4: Perceptions of Teacher Education Candidates to Digital and Learning Technologies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. NATIONAL, STATE AND PROFESSIONAL TRENDS
    4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK: SELF-EFFICACY THEORY
    5. PARTICIPANTS
    6. RESEARCH DESIGN
    7. FINDINGS
    8. DISCUSSIONS
    9. IMPLICATIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    13. APPENDIX
  13. Chapter 5: Pre-Service Teachers and Technology Integration
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. EXPLORING THE ISSUES
    5. RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 6: Joint Professional Development of Teacher Candidates and Mentoring Teachers in Using Project-Based Learning for 21st Century Learning Outcomes
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT OF SCHOOLS
    3. FEATURES OF PROJECT BASED LEARNING
    4. PBL COURSE DESIGN
    5. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM TEACHER CANDIDATES AND MENTORING TEACHERS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  15. Chapter 7: A Teaching Philosophy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
    4. CONCLUSION
    5. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THEORY, PRACTICE, AND POLICY
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 8: Cultivating 21st Century Skills in Teachers through Project-Based Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK FOR PROJECT BASED LEARNING
    5. THE PBL COURSE PROCESS
    6. CONCEPTS INFORMING THE LEARNING COMMUNITY FRAMEWORK
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. RECOMMENDATIONS AND FURTHER AREAS OF INQUIRY
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 9: Teachers' Portfolios
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. REFLECTIVE TEACHING: EXPLORING THE PROCESS
    4. RATIONAL FOR REFLECTIVE TEACHING
    5. TEACHERS’ PORTFOLIOS: DEFINITIONS AND IMPORTANCE
    6. A TEACHING PORTFOLIO SAMPLE FORMAT
    7. TEACHING PORTFOLIO CONTENTS
    8. TEACHING PORTFOLIO PROCESS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ADDITIONAL READING
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 10: Enhancing Quality Teacher Education Programs in Developing Countries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE CONCEPT OF TEACHER QUALITY
    4. SECONDARY TEACHER EDUCATION CURRICULUM
    5. PRINCIPLES OF GOOD TEACHING AND LEARNING
    6. TEACHING METHODOLOGIES
    7. TEACHING PLANNING/PREPARATION
    8. TAXONOMY OF LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    9. ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION
    10. INFRASTRUCTURE AND LEARNING RESOURCES
    11. CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AND DISCIPLINE
    12. EMERGING ISSUES IN TEACHER EDUCATION
    13. STRATEGIES TO ENHANCE QUALITY TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS
    14. CONCLUSION
    15. REFERENCES
    16. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 11: Students Support Services
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHOD
    5. FINDINGS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. RECOMMENDATIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 12: Mentoring Students through Digital Learning Experiences
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND/THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE
    4. PURPOSE
    5. METHOD
    6. MENTORING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
    7. MENTORING GRADUATE STUDENTS (MASTER’S LEVEL)
    8. MENTORING EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST AND DOCTORAL DEGREE STUDENTS
    9. MENTORING STUDENTS IN HEALTH-RELATED FIELDS
    10. MENTORING: AN “AWESOME” EXPERIENCE
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. RECOMMENDATIONS/IMPLICATIONS
    13. CONCLUSION
    14. REFERENCES
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Chapter 13: Mentoring and Lived Experiences of Beginning Teachers in a Resident Teacher Program
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
    4. IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY TEACHING
    5. BEGINNING TEACHER EXPERIENCE AND LEARNING AND CHALLENGES
    6. MENTORING AND INDUCTION SUPPORT
    7. RESIDENT TEACHER PROGRAMS
    8. PROGRAM PRINCIPLES, COMPONENTS, AND CHARACTERISTICS
    9. METHODOLOGY
    10. FINDINGS
    11. ANALYSIS BASED ON RESIDENT TEACHER PROGRAM STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS
    12. ESSENCE AND ASSERTIONS
    13. CONCLUSION
    14. REFERENCES
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Chapter 14: Mentorship in Technology-Rich, 21st-Century Classrooms
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHOD
    5. FINDINGS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  23. Chapter 15: The Impact of School Leadership and Professional Development on Professional Commitment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FRAMEWORK
    4. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY AND RESEARCH QUESTIONS
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. APPENDIX
  24. Chapter 16: Promoting Culturally Responsive Pedagogical Competence among Preservice Teachers
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TEACHER EDUCATION AND QUALITY TEACHING
    4. DIVERSITY, CULTURE, AND ETHNICITY
    5. SUPPORTING TEACHERS TO TEACH CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE STUDENTS
    6. A CASE STUDY
    7. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: FOCUS ON CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE PEDAGOGY
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  25. Chapter 17: Preparing Teacher Candidates for Diverse School Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. AUTHENTIC CULTURALLY AND ENGAGING SERVICE-LEARNING: CALL FOR A PARADIGM SHIFT OF TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  26. Chapter 18: Globalization and Teacher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
    4. METHOD
    5. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  27. Chapter 19: The Relationship between Transformational Leadership Characteristics and Multicultural Education Practices in Teacher Educators
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODS
    5. RESULTS
    6. FINDINGS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE PRACTICE
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ADDITIONAL READING
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  28. Chapter 20: Promoting Culturally Sensitive Strategies to Enhance Physical Education among Immigrant and Refugee Youth
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODS
    5. PARTICIPANTS
    6. PROCEDURE
    7. RESULTS
    8. CULTURALLY AND SOCIALLY SENSITIVE SUGGESTED STRATEGIES TO INCREASE PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  29. Compilation of References
  30. About the Contributors