Videopapers – an attempt to narrow the notorious gap between theory and practice in teacher education

@inproceedings{Krumsvik2009VideopapersA,
  title={Videopapers – an attempt to narrow the notorious gap between theory and practice in teacher education},
  author={Rune Krumsvik and Kari Smith},
  year={2009}
}
Student teachers often complain about the lack of relevance of the theoretical courses in teacher education, and they repeatedly stress the importance of the practicum as the most significant component in preparation for teaching. However, most teacher educators, as well as students themselves, recognise the importance of being well informed about educational theory which provides them with a better understanding of the professional responsibilities as teachers. Moreover, a sound theoretical… CONTINUE READING