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Improving Pre-Service Teachers Training in Universities of Education
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, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South) ; , Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Korea (South) ; , Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Jacksonville, Florida, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-07-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This article aims to analyze the existing computer science teachers training and to propose improvements. Modern society revolves around IT, allowing people to acquire the information they want at any time. Such a paradigm shift demands paradigm shift in education, from the delivery of knowledge to information centered on how to learn. This means that teachers training must change. The computer science teachers training courses in universities of education consist of pedagogy, computer science teaching, learning theory, computer science content learning, and two months of teaching practice in a school. After graduation, university graduates are selected via a teacher recruitment examination. This process separates the teaching pedagogy from major content learning and focuses on theory, although they are connected, so that there are insufficient opportunities to gain teaching practice that combines teaching pedagogy and major content learning. Therefore, this study proposed the learning

Citation

Choi, J., Lee, E. & Lee, Y. (2014). Improving Pre-Service Teachers Training in Universities of Education. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2014--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1561-1564). Jacksonville, Florida, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved May 25, 2019 from .

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