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

January 2011 Volume 27, Number 1

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Number of articles: 24

  1. Teacher knowledge: What is it? How do we uncover it? What are its implications for schooling?

    Miriam Ben-Peretz

    This paper follows the ways in which publications in TATE, that focus on teacher knowledge, provide insights into the development and growth of scholarly understanding of teacher knowledge.... More

    pp. 3-9

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  2. Teacher professional development in Teaching and Teacher Education over ten years

    Beatrice Avalos

    A review of publications in Teaching and Teacher Education over ten years (2000–2010) on teacher professional development is the subject of the paper. The first part synthesises production referred... More

    pp. 10-20

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  3. Ethical and moral matters in teaching and teacher education

    Robert V. Bullough

    The author reviews a set of articles on ethical and moral matters in teaching and teacher education previously published by Teaching and Teacher Education. Comparisons are made and a summary of... More

    pp. 21-28

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  4. Messy collaboration: Learning from a Learning Study

    Bob Adamson & Elizabeth Walker

    Messy collaboration refers to complexity, unpredictability and management dilemmas when educators work together. Such messiness was evident in a Hong Kong English Learning Study, a structured... More

    pp. 29-36

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  5. The role of teachers in facilitating situational interest in an active-learning classroom

    Jerome I. Rotgans & Henk G. Schmidt

    The study sought to explore whether interactional teacher characteristics such as social congruence, subject-matter expertise, and cognitive congruence increase situational interest in students.... More

    pp. 37-42

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  6. Rethinking assumptions of demographic privilege: Diversity among White preservice teachers

    Judson C. Laughter

    In this study, White preservice teachers engaged in a dialogue circle around issues of race and racism in the classroom. Evidence indicated a need to reevaluate and diversify the ways in which each... More

    pp. 43-50

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  7. Measuring authoritative teaching

    Sigrun K. Ertesvåg

    High quality measurements are important to evaluate interventions. The study reports on the development of a measurement to investigate authoritative teaching understood as a two-dimensional... More

    pp. 51-61

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  8. From school teacher to university lecturer: Illuminating the journey from the classroom to the university for two arts educators

    Carmen Carrillo & Margaret Baguley

    This article aims to provide insights into the journey of two artist teachers who currently work as arts educators at the university level. Narrative inquiry has been used to discuss how the arts... More

    pp. 62-72

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  9. The role of teachers’ cognitive support in motivating young Hong Kong Chinese children to read and enhancing reading comprehension

    Yin-kum Law

    This study analysed the reading lessons of 35 Hong Kong Grade 2 Chinese teachers to investigate whether their instructional practices were related to their students’ motivation and reading... More

    pp. 73-84

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  10. Teacher professional leadership in support of teacher professional development

    Mike Taylor, Anne Yates, Luanna H. Meyer & Penny Kinsella

    Counteracting perceptions of teaching as a profession with a flat career trajectory may require professional leadership opportunities for experienced teachers that differ substantively from those... More

    pp. 85-94

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  11. Let’s make a movie: Investigating pre-service teachers’ reflections on using video-recorded role playing cases in Turkey

    Mustafa Koc

    This study examined the potential consequences of using student-filmed video cases in the study of classroom management in teacher education. Pre-service teachers in groups were engaged in video... More

    pp. 95-106

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  12. Developing cohesion and building positive relationships through storytelling in a culturally diverse New Zealand classroom

    Delia Baskerville

    Educational research highlights the importance of positive teacher student relationships and recommends teachers adopt teaching strategies that are more culturally inclusive, and allow for... More

    pp. 107-115

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  13. Professional development across the teaching career: Teachers’ uptake of formal and informal learning opportunities

    Dirk Richter, Mareike Kunter, Uta Klusmann, Oliver Lüdtke & Jürgen Baumert

    This study examined teachers’ uptake of formal and informal learning opportunities across the career cycle. Analyses were based on data from 1939 German secondary teachers in 198 schools. Results... More

    pp. 116-126

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  14. “So, where do they fit in?” Teachers’ perspectives of multi-cultural education and diversity in Singapore

    Theresa Alviar-Martin & Li-Ching Ho

    This qualitative study attends to six Singaporean teachers’ experiences of diversity and understanding of multicultural education to illuminate the influence of national policies and narratives on ... More

    pp. 127-135

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  15. Coping strategies for adaptation to new teacher appointments: Intervention for retention

    Elaine Sharplin, Marnie O’Neill & Anne Chapman

    Findings are presented from a qualitative longitudinal collective case study of 29 teachers newly appointed to rural or remote schools in Western Australia. All participants experienced stress and ... More

    pp. 136-146

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  16. Aspects of school–university research networks that play a role in developing, sharing and using knowledge based on teacher research

    Frank Cornelissen, Jacqueline van Swet, Douwe Beijaard & Theo Bergen

    School–university research networks aim at closer integration of research and practice by means of teacher research. Such practice-oriented research can enhance teachers’ professional knowledge... More

    pp. 147-156

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  17. The dilemma of time: Student-centered teaching in the rural classroom in China

    Dan Wang

    China has been promoting student-centered education under the current curriculum reform. However, teachers in rural schools continue to exercise tight control of the classroom, with lecturing... More

    pp. 157-164

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  18. Taiwanese technical education teachers’ professional development: An examination of some critical factors

    Jen-Chia Chang, Yu-Mei Yeh, Su-Chang Chen & Hsi-Chi Hsiao

    There is a lack of research in the area of the influence that task autonomy (TA), organizational learning (OL), and group cohesiveness (GC) can have on technical education teachers' innovation of... More

    pp. 165-173

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  19. Working with learners’ mathematical thinking: Towards a language of description for changing pedagogy

    Karin Brodie

    This paper examines teachers’ classroom talk as teachers respond to, interact with and take forward learners’ contributions. Teachers’ responses to learner contributions provide a useful lens in... More

    pp. 174-186

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  20. Re-embodying (preservice middle years) teachers? An attempt to reposition the body and its presence in teaching and learning


    This four-part story is about one teacher educator’s attempt to embody praxis as a form of academic work, emphasizing the importance of the corporeal in learning and teaching. I describe the inter-... More

    pp. 187-200

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