Using a virtual classroom in initial teacher training: creating a safe place for practice

Brown, B.M (2017) Using a virtual classroom in initial teacher training: creating a safe place for practice. In: VIII Forum on Intercultural Learning and Exchange, 2-4 November 2017, Colle Val d’Elsa, Italy.

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Abstract

This discussion will focus on the use of the innovative technology of a virtual classroom and describe how it is being used in initial teacher training to create a safe place for students to practice pedagogical skills and deal with difficult conversations. This pilot project at Bath Spa University is the first time in the UK that hundreds of initial teacher trainees across several programmes will use this technology. We will discuss how this technology is currently being used and how it could be used to enhance intercultural learning and teaching.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Keywords: initial teacher education, technology, intercultural learning, intercultural teaching, virtual classroom
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Divisions: Institute for Education
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Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2018 14:50
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2018 14:50
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