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Pages: 8260-8268
Publication year: 2015
ISBN: 978-84-608-2657-6
ISSN: 2340-1095

Conference name: 8th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 18-20 November, 2015
Location: Seville, Spain

PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION: ENHANCING HIGHER ORDER THINKING SKILLS OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS THROUGH COLLABORATION IN SCHOOL-BASED EXPERIENCE

N.A. Ahmad1, N. Abdul Majid2, M.I. Azis3

1Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia (MALAYSIA)
2Sultan Idris Education University (MALAYSIA)
3Institute of Teacher Education (MALAYSIA)
The aim of this study is to enhance the skills of pre-service teachers in understanding the theory of cognitive development in children through collaboration with school in School Based Experience Program (SBE). The study involved 48 pre-service teachers who enrolled in a compulsory course EDU 3102 Child Development, which is a basic professionalism course taught at Malaysian Institute of Teacher Education. The methods used to collect data were observation, interviews, questionnaires and self reflective writing. The result of this study showed that school collaboration had improved the level of understanding of children's cognitive development theory among the pre-service teachers. Additionally, they had also gained valuable experience during their involvement in school based experience program (SBE). The program had enable them to document the physical and cognitive development of children of 6 to 7 years of age. The program has strengthened the knowledge and skills of the pre-service teachers on theoretical and practical aspects of child development.
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title = {PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION: ENHANCING HIGHER ORDER THINKING SKILLS OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS THROUGH COLLABORATION IN SCHOOL-BASED EXPERIENCE},
series = {8th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation},
booktitle = {ICERI2015 Proceedings},
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N.A. Ahmad, N. Abdul Majid, M.I. Azis (2015) PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION: ENHANCING HIGHER ORDER THINKING SKILLS OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS THROUGH COLLABORATION IN SCHOOL-BASED EXPERIENCE, ICERI2015 Proceedings, pp. 8260-8268.
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