Bridging the gap: a case study of international student teaching and computer mediated communication

dc.contributor.author Rinkleff, Sara
dc.contributor.department Curriculum and Instruction
dc.date 2020-08-05T05:04:03.000
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-26T08:43:33Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-26T08:43:33Z
dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2003
dc.date.issued 2003-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>International education, a broad term for a type of education that encompasses, but is not limited to foreign language study, learning about cultures and global issues, opportunities to interact with international students, and study and work abroad programs, is experiencing resurgence in higher education. Colleges and universities have come to recognize the need for graduating students who will be competent citizens in today's global community. One way colleges of education are ensuring their students have the skills and knowledge to live and teach in a global society is to provide international teaching opportunities for its students. The international student teaching program at Iowa State University is one example of such an opportunity. While student teaching internationally is such an important opportunity for student teachers, we need to ensure that student teachers are gaining the most out of their teaching experiences. The use of computer mediated communication (CMC) to enhance the communication between student teachers who are teaching at international locations, and also with their supervisors back in the United States is one way to do this. The purpose of this study was to develop a deeper understanding of how CMC could facilitate communication between student teachers at international locations and their supervisors back at Iowa State University. This study also looked at the communication among student teachers teaching at different international locations. The use of CMC in the international student teaching program at Iowa State University was analyzed using the components of activity theory.</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/rtd/20013/
dc.identifier.articleid 21012
dc.identifier.contextkey 18791780
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-20200803-336
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath rtd/20013
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/97380
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.keywords Curriculum and instruction
dc.subject.keywords Education (Curriculum and instructional technology)
dc.subject.keywords Curriculum and instructional technology
dc.title Bridging the gap: a case study of international student teaching and computer mediated communication
dc.type article
dc.type.genre thesis
dspace.entity.type Publication
thesis.degree.discipline Education (Curriculum and Instructional Technology)
thesis.degree.level thesis
thesis.degree.name Master of Science
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