Pre-service teachers’ metaphors of the relationship between curriculum and instruction
Relationship between curriculum and instruction
This study analyzed pre-service teachers’ metaphors of the relationship between curriculum and instruction. On analysis, results revealed that PRESETs use diverse metaphors that are related to their everyday lived experiences. On categorizing the metaphors, five themes emerged namely gadgets and equipment; embodied learning; energy; journey, direction and navigation and; artistry. It was also found there is no relationship between the subject-based disciplines and the metaphors given. Lastly, the metaphors revealed that the teachers had fair understanding of the relationship between curriculum and instruction. The implications of the findings for teacher education were discussed.
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