Document Type : Research Paper
Teacher education researchers and educational societies are approaching research-based teacher education. High quality education focuses on the importance of teacher training from elementary level to professional development in order to updating teacher knowledge, deepening their understanding and developing their skills. The aim of research-based approach is to develop educational thinking process of teachers. The main goal of this approach is to develop reflective teachers. Teachers should have a study program with a systematic educational structure and students should enjoy this opportunity in order to make practical reasoning, decision making and problem solving. In conclusion, programs that are merely based on theory are not successful. In order to reach the best conclusion, there is a need to develop the experiences that are based on work-setting evidences. In this article, we will discuss the research-based approach education as the main organizing theme of teacher education.