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IJSTR >> Volume 8 - Issue 10, October 2019 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

An International Teaching Practicum: Pre-Service Student Teacher Exchange In Southeast Asia (SEA Teacher)’S Cultural And Teaching Experiences

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Robi Hendra, Amirul Mukminin, Friscilla Wulan Tersta, Priyanto, Nurhuda



teaching practicum, SEA teacher, multicultural education..



International networking among universities are a vital point to be executed in order to answer the global demand. International teaching practicum is one of the new programs in Indonesia, which develops a collaboration with other international organizations. It is believed that teaching practice (TP) is a fundamental issue of a good preparation of teachers. Teaching practice deeply is rooted in a drive towards the development of competent and professional teachers. This study aimed to investigate the pre-service sea teachers experience professional learning during teaching practices in different cultures and the meanings that they made during their experience being pre-service sea teachers. A qualitative design in the phenomenological tradition was used to describe and understand the lived experiences of the pre service teachers during their teaching process in Indonesia. The findings indicated that there were four aspects that emerged including the issues of religious sensitivity, content subject differentiates, language barrier, and school climate. By conducting this research, the pre service teachers had a new perspective in teaching students from different cultures leading them to be a global teacher. The pre service teachers were also able to cope with some obstacles relating to the students-teachers’ host nation.



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