Handbook of Research on Innovative Pedagogies and Best Practices in Teacher Education, 1st Edition

  • Jared Keengwe
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  • ISBN-10: 1522592334
  • ISBN-13: 9781522592334
  • DDC: 370.71
  • 422 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released July 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Educators and those who prepare teachers are facing increased scrutiny on their practice that include pressures to demonstrate their effectiveness, meet the needs of changing demographics and students, and adapt to ever-changing learning environments. Thus, there is a need for innovative pedagogies and adoption of best practices to effectively serve the needs of digital learners. The Handbook of Research on Innovative Pedagogies and Best Practices in Teacher Education is an essential research book that takes an in-depth look at the methods by which educators are prepared to address shifting demographics and technologies in the classroom and provides strategies for focusing their curricula on diverse learning types. It takes a look at the use of innovative pedagogies and effective learning spaces in teacher education programs and the decisions behind them to enhance more inquiry learning, STEM initiatives, and prove more kinds of exploratory learning for students. Covering topics such as higher education, virtual reality, and inclusive education, this book is ideally designed for teachers, administrators, academicians, instructors, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Utilizing Learning Management System (LMS) Tools to Foster Innovative Teaching.
2: Examining the Possibilities: Gameful Learning as an Innovative Pedagogy for Teacher Preparation Programs.
3: Altered Realities: How Virtual and Augmented Realities Are Supporting Learning.
4: Best Practices in Teacher Preparation for Inclusive Education.
5: Instructors' Professional Learning and Implementation of Problem-Based Learning in Higher Education.
6: Reimagined Higher Ed Classrooms: Meaningful Learning Through Culturally Unbiased Virtual and Augmented Reality.
7: Empowering Preservice Teachers Through Alternative Stem Teaching Experiences.
8: Inspiring Teacher Candidates to Embrace Cultural Diversity.
9: Pedagogical Cases in Integrating Technology Into Instruction: What Can We Do to Celebrate Failure?.
10: Systematic Selection of Innovative Pedagogies in Teacher Education Courses and Practica.
11: Systematic Evaluation of Innovative Pedagogies in Teacher Education Courses and Practica.
12: Teacher Residency 2.0: Case Studies of an Innovative and Evolving Preparation Program Implementing Culturally Efficacious Instruction.
13: Smash-Up: Design Thinking, Personalized Learning, and Gifted Learners.
14: Building Connections Between Teacher Education Candidates and Urban Middle School Students Through Social Action: A Community Literacy Partnership.
15: Digital Pedagogy for the 21st Century Educator.
16: Experiential Learning Model for Online and F2F Programs in University Continuing Education.
17: Teacher, Mentor, and Teacher Education.
18: Micro-Case Videos: A Proposal for Purposeful Video Design to Enhance Prospective Teachers' Noticing of Student Thinking.
19: Wearable Technology: Improving Mathematical Classroom Discourse Using Pivothead Eyeglasses.
20: Applying Unesco ICT Competency Framework to Evaluate Teachers' ICT Competence Levels in Tanzania.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.