Barcelona, Chicago, Toronto: Pre-Service Students Collaborate Using ICT to Learn about Teaching, Culture, and Themselves as Risk Takers

Isabel Alvarez, Brent Kilbourn, George Olson

Abstract


This project used an ICT workspace to enable pre-service teachers in Barcelona, Spain, to communicate with in-service teachers in Chicago, USA, about issues of teaching and culture. This qualitative paper reports on the nature of the experience from the views of the participants and professors. Surmounting language differences, participants learned about another culture, learned about alternative ways of teaching, and learned about themselves as risk takers. The collaborative learning environment helped them transcend their immediate context.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/gjes.v2i1.8718

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