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Using a Nonrestrictive Web-Based Forum to Promote Reflective Discourse with Preservice Science Teachers

by ALEC M. BODZIN, Lehigh University; & JOHN C. PARK, North Carolina State University

  Teaching has been characterized as a culture of isolation (Schlagel, Trathen, & Blanton, 1996). A practicing teacher does not usually have access to ongoing development and support in a classroom setting which promotes idea sharing or support from peers. Electronic communities for teachers have the potential to break down these teacher isolation barriers and […]

Exploring Pedagogical Discourse on the Web: A Commentary on Bodzin and Park

by JANICE KOCH, Hofstra University

The struggle for many professors using Asynchronous Learning Networks has been creating a meaningful educational experience, as opposed to merely meeting informational needs of…students. (Thompson & McGrath, 1999). As student teachers of science enter the world of the high school and middle school, they are often at a loss for a sense of community and […]