Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Luminosity of Mind Mapping in Teaching Writing

    Mustafa Mohamed Ahmed Younis

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 26 November 2018
    Accepted: 17 December 2018
    Published: 24 January 2019
    Abstract: The study sought to scrutinize the impact of mind mapping teaching technique on the Sudanese tertiary EFL learners’ writing performance. It aimed to diagnose the incompetence of traditional techniques used in that teaching to make well-use of identifying an appropriate teaching technique along with an application procedure to rectify such students'... Show More
  • Professional Integrity Among Pre-Service Teachers During Teaching Practice: Experience from School Leaders in Misungwi District, Tanzania

    Placidius Ndibalema

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 9-18
    Received: 29 December 2018
    Accepted: 16 January 2019
    Published: 30 January 2019
    Abstract: This study investigated lived experiences among school leaders about pre-service teachers’ professional integrity during the teaching practice in Misungwi District. Narrative interview was used to collect the data. Fifteen (15) school leaders were purposively selected from 5 secondary schools that accommodated pre-service teachers to do the teachin... Show More
  • "Lived-In": Embedding Teacher Education in Middle & Secondary Classrooms

    Brad Maguth, Alfred Daviso

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 19-26
    Received: 27 December 2018
    Accepted: 21 February 2019
    Published: 12 March 2019
    Abstract: An overview of a clinically intensive “lived-in” model to teacher education is provided. For sixteen weeks, teacher candidates enrolled in their methods courses mentor, tutor, and teach academically vulnerable middle and high school students, all identified as the school’s most academically vulnerable, in urban schools. Under the supervision of the... Show More
  • Values Education: A Panacea for Social Reforms in Nigeria

    Theresa Ebiere Dorgu, Nemine Ebi-bulami Bridget, Olu-Obafemi Ebidewari Catherine

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 27-32
    Received: 31 January 2019
    Accepted: 1 April 2019
    Published: 15 May 2019
    Abstract: This paper attempted to establish values education as a panacea for social reforms in Nigeria. It held that values are principles that act as guidelines of our lives and that education serves as a major instrument for social reforms and together, “values education” plays a major role in the nation's bid to attain social reforms. It further listed s... Show More