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Other

Description:

This article describes how the technique of concept mapping can be useful for identifying gaps in pre-service teachers' knowledge. The validity of the technique was tested using blind interviews with a representative sample of eight trainees. This technique has potential as a valuable self-diagnostic tool for teachers teaching outside their area of specialization.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

NSDL,Self Evaluation (Individuals),Concept Mapping,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Preservice Teacher Education,Foreign Countries,Misconceptions,Social Sciences,Graduate/Professional,Biology,Science Instruction,Teacher Preparation,Education Foundations,Life Science,Teacher Characteristics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061213013914337T,Higher Education,Middle School,Elementary School,Chemistry,Content Knowledge,Education Practices,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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