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

Volume 15, Number 6

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Number of articles: 8

  1. The evolution of the social roletaking and guided reflection framework in teacher education: recent theory and quantitative synthesis of research

    Alan J Reiman

    In this paper the problem of lack of theory and directing constructs for reflective practice in teacher education is addressed. Selected theoretical tenets of Vygotsky and Piaget are reviewed and... More

    pp. 597-612

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  2. Educational goal preferences among novice and veteran teachers of sciences and humanities

    Yisrael Rich & Malka Almozlino

    Does teaching experience differentially shape the thinking of teachers of different academic disciplines regarding schooling issues incidentally related to subject matter instruction? This question... More

    pp. 613-629

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  3. Deliberate practice in teaching: what teachers do for self-improvement

    Thomas G. Dunn & Constance Shriner

    Two studies investigated teacher activities that may lead to the development of competence, if not expertise. In Study I, 136 teachers indicated in a questionnaire that evaluation and planning... More

    pp. 631-651

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  4. The decimal point situation: a close look at the use of mathematics-classroom-situations in teacher education

    Zvia Markovits & Ruhama Even

    Mathematics classroom situations (MCS) are real or hypothetical classroom situations involving mathematics, in which the teacher has to respond to a student's hypothesis, question or idea. This... More

    pp. 653-665

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  5. Novice teachers’ experiences of community service–learning

    Rahima C Wade, Jeffrey B Anderson, Donald B Yarbrough, Terry Pickeral, Joseph B Erickson & Thomas Kromer

    This study focuses on beginning teachers’ experiences with a currently popular curriculum strategy in the US: community service–learning. To determine the personal and contextual factors... More

    pp. 667-684

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  6. Service–learning for preservice teachers: ethical dilemmas for practice

    David M Donahue

    Increasingly in the United States, service–learning is being used to educate preservice teachers. Service varies greatly in its ethical foundation, however, and service–learning presents new... More

    pp. 685-695

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  7. Quality control and quality assurance in teacher training institutions: messages from Botswana

    A.G. Hopkin

    The general thesis of this paper is that external factors, such as affiliation to a university, can be used to improve teacher training programmes. The specific issues discussed deal with quality... More

    pp. 697-713

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  8. Do pre-service primary teachers who excel in mathematics become good mathematics teachers?

    Dumma C Mapolelo

    The purpose of the study was to investigate the nature of pedagogical competency of three student teachers by comparing their planning, teaching and post-lesson reflections. The three student... More

    pp. 715-725

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