Promoting active learning in mathematics teacher education: the Flipped classroom method and use of video content
AuthorTaylan, Rukiye Didem
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CitationTaylan, R. D. (2017). Promoting Active Learning in Mathematics Teacher Education: The Flipped Classroom Method (269-284). Handbook of Research on Transformative Digital Content and Learning Technologies, (2017)., Editör: J. Keengwe, P.H. Bull. IGI Global.
Teacher educators have a responsibility to help prospective teachers in their professional growth. It is important that teacher educators not only teach prospective teachers about benefits of active learning in student learning, but that they also prepare future teachers in using pedagogical methods aligned with active learning principles. This manuscript provides examples of how mathematics teacher educators can promote prospective teachers’ active learning and professional growth by bringing together the Flipped Classroom method with video content on teaching and learning as well as workplace learning opportunities in a pedagogy course. The professional learning of prospective teachers is framed accord- ing to the components of the Pedagogical Content Knowledge (Park & Olive, 2008; Shulman, 1986). Implications for future trends in teacher education are provided.