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Learning to Teach Mathematics: Expanding the Role of Practicum as an Integrated Part of a Teacher Education Programme

  • Christer Bergsten
  • Barbro Grevholm
  • Franco Favilli
  • N. Bednarz
  • J. Proulx
  • D. Mewborn
  • P. Johnson
  • T. Rowland
  • A. Thwaites
  • P. Huckstep
  • L. DeBlois
  • J.-F. Maheux
  • O. Chapman
  • L. M. Rosu
  • B. Arvold
  • U. Gellert
  • G. Krummheuer
  • J. Skott
  • K. G. Garegae
  • P. A. Chakalisa
  • D. Kadijevich
  • L. Haapasalo
  • J. Hvorecky
  • A. Carneiro Abrahão
  • A. T. de Carvalho Correa de Oliveira
  • J. Novotná
  • M. Hofmannová
  • D. Tirosh
  • P. Tsamir
Part of the New ICMI Study Series book series (NISS, volume 11)

Teacher education programmes at tertiary educational institutions traditionally comprise three key strands–disciplinary studies, educational studies, and teaching practice (Comiti & Ball, 1996). The aim of these strands is to develop an integrated competence in student teachers and is often referred to as teacher knowledge. Winsløw and Durrand-Guerrier (2007) name the respective target knowledge components as content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, and didactical knowledge, noting that each component “may occur with different emphases on theory and practice” (p. 7) and are viewed, in terms of weight and organisation, differently within different cultural traditions.

Keywords

Teacher Education Mathematics Teacher Student Teacher Teacher Knowledge Future Teacher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christer Bergsten
    • 1
  • Barbro Grevholm
    • 2
  • Franco Favilli
    • 3
  • N. Bednarz
  • J. Proulx
  • D. Mewborn
  • P. Johnson
  • T. Rowland
  • A. Thwaites
  • P. Huckstep
  • L. DeBlois
  • J.-F. Maheux
  • O. Chapman
  • L. M. Rosu
  • B. Arvold
  • U. Gellert
  • G. Krummheuer
  • J. Skott
  • K. G. Garegae
  • P. A. Chakalisa
  • D. Kadijevich
  • L. Haapasalo
  • J. Hvorecky
  • A. Carneiro Abrahão
  • A. T. de Carvalho Correa de Oliveira
  • J. Novotná
  • M. Hofmannová
  • D. Tirosh
  • P. Tsamir
  1. 1.Linköping UniversitySweden
  2. 2.University of AgderNorway
  3. 3.University of PisaItaly

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