ECS 100 38 cards

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Field Experiences

Opportunities for teachers-in-training to experience first-hand the world of the teacher, by observing, tutoring and instructing small groups

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In-service workshops

On-site professional development programs in which teachers meet to learn new techniques, develop curricular materials, share ideas, or solve problems

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Ethics

A branch of pilosophy concerned with principles of conduct and determining what is good and evil, right and wrong, in human behaviour

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Job Analysis

A procedure for determining the knowledge and skills needed for a job

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Knowledge Base

The body of knowledge that represents what teachers need to know and be able to do

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Mentor

A wise, knowledgeable individual who provides guidance and encouragement to someone

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Mentoring

An intensive form of teaching in which a wise and experienced teacher (the mentor) inducts a student (the protege) into a profesional way of life

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Microteaching

A brief single-concept lesson taught by a teacher education student to a small group of students; usually designed to give the education student an opportunity to practice a specific training skill

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observations

Field experiences where a teacher education student observe a specific aspect of classroom life, such as the students, the teacher, the interactions between the two, the structure of the lesson, or setting

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outcome-based teacher education

An education reform that focuses on developing studentsè ability to demonstrate mastery of certain desired outcomes or performances

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pedagogical content knowledge

The knowledge accomplished teachers possess regarding how to present subject matter to students though the use of analogies, metaphors, experiments, demonstrations, illustrations and other instructional strategies.

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performance-based teacher education

An education reform that focuses on developing students ability to deomstrate mastery of certain desired performances or outcomes

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Personal Development View

The belief that teachers become more effective by increasing their self knowledge and developing themselves as people

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Practicum

A short field-based experience during which teacher education students spend time observing and assisting in classrooms

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Professional Porfolio

A collection of various kinds of evidence documenting the achievement and performance of individuals in an area of professional practice

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Reflection

The process of thinking carefully and deliberately about the outcomes of ones teaching

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Reflective Teaching Log

A journal of classroom observations in which the teacher education student systematically analyzes specific episodes of teaching

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Research-based competencies

Specific behaviours that educational research has identified as characteristic of effective teachers

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Self assessment

The process of measuring oneès growth in regard to the knowledge, skills, and attitudes possessed by professional teachers

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Substitute Teaching or Supply Teaching

Temporary teachers who replace regular teachers absent due to illness, family responsibilities, personal reasons, or professional workshops and conferences

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existentialism

A philisopical orientation that emphasizes the individuals experiences and maintains that each individual must determine his or her own meaning of existence

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Teacher Centres

Centres where teachers provide other teachers with instructional materials and new methods, and where teachers can exchange ideas

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Teaching simulations

An activity in which teacher education students participate in role plays designed to create situations comparable to those actually encountered by teachers

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Aesthetics

The branch of axiology concerned with values related to beauty and art

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American Tradition

An approach to education which the frontier experience of the United States modified to make it more practical than the British model upon which it was originally based

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axiology

The study of values, including the identification of criteria for determining what is valuable

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Behaviourism

A philosophical orientation based on behaviouristic psychology that maintains that environmental factors shape peoples behavior

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British North America Act (BNA)

The act thta established Canada as a nation and laid the framework for public institutions such a schools

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CEGEP

A Quebec junior college that students can attend one or two years of study

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Cognitive Science

The study of the learning process that focuses on how individuals manipulate symbols and process information

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Constructivism

A psychological orientation that views learning as an active process in which learners construct understanding of the material they learn - in contrast to the view that teachers transmit academic content to students in small segments

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Critical Pedagogy

Educational theory, teaching and learning practices designed to raise students ciritical awareness regarding oppressive social conditions

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Dame-Schools

Colonial schools, usually held in the homes of widows or housewives, for teaching children basic reading, writing and mathematical skills

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Educational Philosophy

A set of ideas and beliefs about education that guide the professional behaviour of educators

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English as a Second Language (ESL)

English language training for individuals whose first language is not English

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English Tradition

A model of education based upon church controls, class, and seperate schools for boys and girls

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Epistemology

A branch of philosophy concerned with the nature of knowledge and what it means to know something

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Essentialism

Formulated in part as a response to progressivism, this philosophical orientation holds that a core of common knowledge about the real world should be transmitted to students in a systematic, disciplined way