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Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies

August 2012 Volume 28, Number 6

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Number of articles: 13

  1. Practicalising theoretical knowledge in student teachers' professional learning in initial teacher education

    May M.H. Cheng, Sylvia Y.F. Tang & Annie Y.N. Cheng

    This paper reports the findings collected from a four year longitudinal study aiming to investigate the professional learning of student-teachers in Bachelor of Education programmes. Four case... More

    pp. 781-790

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  2. Motivations for choosing teaching as a career: An international comparison using the FIT-Choice scale

    Helen M.G. Watt, Paul W. Richardson, Uta Klusmann, Mareike Kunter, Beate Beyer, Ulrich Trautwein & Jürgen Baumert

    Motivations for preservice teachers' choice of teaching as a career were investigated using the Factors Influencing Teaching Choice scale (FIT-Choice scale; Watt & Richardson, 2007). This scale was... More

    pp. 791-805

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  3. A cross-cultural investigation into how tasks influence seatwork activities in mathematics lessons

    Ana M. Serrano

    This study examined how types of tasks influenced student activities/thinking and defined the role of Seatwork in mathematics lessons. It used 60 lessons from the TIMSS videotaped Study. These data... More

    pp. 806-817

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  4. Idiographic roles of cooperating teachers as mentors in pre-service distance teacher education

    Ebru Melek Koç

    This study aims to define the roles of cooperating teachers as mentors in the context of distance-learning teacher education. The participants included 358 cooperating teachers who mentored 4th... More

    pp. 818-826

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  5. The Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale: Confirming the factor structure with beginning pre-service teachers

    Lisa C. Duffin, Brian F. French & Helen Patrick

    This study examined the factor structure of the Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale (TSES; Tschannen-Moran & Woolfolk Hoy, 2001) using the scores of pre-service teachers at the beginning stage of... More

    pp. 827-834

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  6. Observed lesson structure during the first year of secondary education: Exploration of change and link with academic engagement

    Ridwan Maulana, Marie-Christine Opdenakker, Kim Stroet & Roel Bosker

    This study investigates whether lesson structure (LS) matters and which components are important for academic engagement during the first grade of secondary education. Data from videoed lessons of ... More

    pp. 835-850

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  7. For children only? Effects of the KiVa antibullying program on teachers

    Annarilla Ahtola, Anne Haataja, Antti Kärnä, Elisa Poskiparta & Christina Salmivalli

    The effects of an antibullying program, KiVa, on Grade 1–3 teachers' perceptions of bullying were investigated. Data were gathered from 128 teachers in 33 intervention schools and 110 teachers in... More

    pp. 851-859

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  8. Teachers' attitudes and students' opposition. School misconduct as a reaction to teachers' diminished effort and affect

    Jannick Demanet & Mieke Van Houtte

    Recent decades have seen many studies dealing with the effects of teacher expectations. While most have focused on students' cognitive outcomes, we relate teacher expectations to student deviancy. ... More

    pp. 860-869

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  9. Excluding students from classroom: Teacher techniques that promote student responsibility

    Ramon (Rom) Lewis, Shlomo Romi & Joel Roache

    Students who continuously misbehave are frequently excluded from class, allowing them time to reflect on their inappropriate behavior. This paper examines students’ perceptions of the teacher’s... More

    pp. 870-878

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  10. The role of teacher and faculty trust in forming teachers' job satisfaction: Do years of experience make a difference?

    Dimitri Van Maele & Mieke Van Houtte

    This study relates trust at the level of both the teacher and the faculty to teachers' job satisfaction. Teaching experience is explored as a moderator of the trust–satisfaction relationship.... More

    pp. 879-889

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  11. How do teachers make judgments about ethical and unethical behaviors? Toward the development of a code of conduct for teachers

    David E. Barrett, J. Elizabeth Casey, Ryan D. Visser & Kathy N. Headley

    The authors examined the dimensions that underlie teachers' judgments about ethical versus unethical behaviors. 593 educators and teachers in training were administered a 41 item survey. For each... More

    pp. 890-898

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  12. Collaborative teacher learning across foci of collaboration: Perceived activities and outcomes

    J.J. Doppenberg, P.J. den Brok & A.W.E.A. Bakx

    This study compared teacher collaboration with differing foci, in terms of various learning activities and learning outcomes. A total of 411 teachers from 49 primary schools participated by... More

    pp. 899-910

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  13. Teacher beliefs and intentions regarding the instruction of English grammar under national curriculum reforms: A Theory of Planned Behaviour perspective

    Paul R. Underwood

    While numerous studies in mainstream education have drawn on the Theory of Planned Behaviour to investigate curriculum impact, in English Language Teaching contexts such research is scant. This... More

    pp. 911-925

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