• Sociology
  • Published 2006

Field Experience in Distance Delivered Initial Teacher Education Programmes.

@inproceedings{Simpson2006FieldEI,
  title={Field Experience in Distance Delivered Initial Teacher Education Programmes.},
  author={Mary Simpson},
  year={2006}
}
Field experience is a core element in an initial or preservice teacher education programme. It allows students to enact and reflect on their developing philosophies of teaching and is the "testing ground" for theory/practice links. Educational theorists and programme planners in distance delivered teacher education programmes acknowledge the centrality of field experience. Yet for distance education students, that experience is often minimalized because of administrative costs and a range of… CONTINUE READING

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