University of Oulu

In search of powerful learning environments for teacher education in the 21st century

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Author: Kumpulainen, Kristiina1
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Sciences and Teacher Education
Format: ebook
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 3.1 MB)
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Language: English
Published: 2000
Publish Date: 2000-02-18
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Reviewer: Professor Eeva Hujala
Professor Pauli Kaikkonen


This publication discusses the challenges of teacher education in the coming era. Particularly it is concerned with the nature and quality of teacher education in the international, multicultural and technological world. The articles presented in this publication are derived from the 10th annual European Teacher Education Network (ETEN) conference “In search of powerful learning environments for teacher education in the 21stcentury” organised by the University of Oulu, Department of Teacher Education in May 28–30 1999. In following the thematic structure of the conference, the articles are organised under three specific themes, namely Teaching and teacher education including teacher education, early childhood education, continuing professional development, life long learning, special needs education, Multicultural teacher education including perspectives such as ethics, cultural diversity, social justice, democracy, inequality, communities and their schools, and Technology and teacher education including technology-based learning and instruction, open and distance education, multimedia education. In summary, the publication provides a unique opportunity to examine current challenges and developments in teacher education from national and international perspectives.

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Series: Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. E, Scientiae rerum socialium
ISSN-E: 1796-2242
ISBN: 951-42-5621-2
ISBN Print: 951-42-5556-9
Issue: 39
Copyright information: © University of Oulu, 2000. This publication is copyrighted. You may download, display and print it for your own personal use. Commercial use is prohibited.