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An examination of teachers’ perceptions and practice when teaching large and reduced-size classes: Do teachers really teach them in the same way?
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 132–140
Class size research suggests that teachers do not vary their teaching strategies when moving from large to smaller classes. This study draws on interviews and classroom observations of three experienced English language teachers working with large...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 41, No. 4 (2004) pp. 353–366
This paper describes the professional growth of two teacher educators. It notes obstacles to teachers’ professional development, and investigates the factors which make some teachers less vulnerable to challenges. The paper observes that teacher...
Transforming traditional models of initial teacher education through a mandatory experiential learning programme
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 73, No. 1 (July 2018) pp. 120–129
This paper reports on the impact of a compulsory credit-bearing experiential learning (EL) block embedded into an initial teacher education (ITE) programme in Hong Kong. Student teachers engage in extended participation with community-based projects,...