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

July 2012 Volume 28, Number 5

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Number of articles: 13

  1. International comparative studies in teaching and teacher education

    Bob Adamson

    This review of eight papers published in Teaching and Teacher Education over the past twenty years shows how the profession has been impacted by the forces of globalisation. The impact varies in... More

    pp. 641-648

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  2. Action research, pedagogy, and activity theory: Tools facilitating two instructors' interpretations of the professional development of four preservice teachers

    Pier A. Junor Clarke & Janice B. Fournillier

    This paper explores the value of action research in the understanding of the professional development of 4 preservice secondary school mathematics (PSSM) teachers and their instructors in a teacher... More

    pp. 649-660

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  3. The Interconnected Model of Professional Growth as a means to assess the development of a mathematics teacher

    Martha Witterholt, Martin Goedhart, Cor Suhre & Anno van Streun

    In this qualitative study we used a case study approach to observe and analyse a mathematics teacher who was challenged to redesign her lessons during network meetings with colleagues. Changes in... More

    pp. 661-674

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  4. Using action research in middle level teacher education to evaluate and deepen reflective practice

    Rita Hagevik, Mehmet Aydeniz & C. Glennon Rowell

    The study examined the role of action research in promoting critical reflective thinking among twenty preservice teachers engaged in a year-long middle level program. Data from collaborative... More

    pp. 675-684

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  5. Institutional conceptualisations of teacher education as academic work in England

    Viv Ellis, Jane McNicholl & Anna Pendry

    Through an analysis of job recruitment texts, and interviews with academic leaders, this article shows how the university-based teacher educator is produced as a category of academic worker in... More

    pp. 685-693

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  6. Professional development, changes in teacher practice and improvements in Indigenous students’ educational performance: A case study from New Zealand

    Russell Bishop, Mere Berryman, Janice Wearmouth, Mira Peter & Sandra Clapham

    This paper considers the relationship between a professional development programme designed to bring about changes in teacher practice through iterative cycles of implementation and evaluation and ... More

    pp. 694-705

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  7. Teachers’ professional identity: Contributions of a critical EFL teacher education course in Iran

    Arman Abednia

    This paper is a report on contributions of a critical EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teacher education course to Iranian teachers’ professional identity reconstruction.22My preference for the ... More

    pp. 706-717

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  8. Examining the aesthetic dimensions of teaching: Relationships between teacher knowledge, identity and passion

    Linda Hobbs

    Having an appreciation for the subject, their students and what the subject can offer their students has both cognitive and emotional dimensions for teachers. This paper uses empirical data to... More

    pp. 718-727

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  9. The influence of video analysis on the process of teacher change

    Tonya R. Tripp & Peter J. Rich

    If the purpose of reflection is to improve teaching, it is essential to understand how video-aided reflection influences teacher change. Yet, there is limited research addressing how video analysis... More

    pp. 728-739

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  10. Teaching Islamic education in Finnish schools: A field of negotiations

    Inkeri Rissanen

    The challenges of contemporary multicultural societies have resulted in changing aims for religious education and the necessity to adjust teacher education accordingly. The processes of negotiation... More

    pp. 740-749

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  11. How emotionally intelligent are pre-service teachers?

    Roisin P. Corcoran & Roland Tormey

    Although there is evidence that teacher emotional intelligence is important for pupil adjustment and learning and for teachers in managing the emotional demands of their work, little is known about... More

    pp. 750-759

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  12. “Everything goes smoothly”: A case study of an immigrant Chinese language teacher's personal practical knowledge

    Dekun Sun

    Much of teacher knowledge research in teacher education has focused on Western views of teacher knowledge. By reporting on a case study of an immigrant Chinese language teacher's personal practical... More

    pp. 760-767

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  13. Opportunities to develop adaptive teaching expertise during supervisory conferences

    Elizabeth Soslau

    Adaptive teaching expertise is a critical component of quality teaching. University-based supervisors should employ specific supervision styles and discourse types during post-lesson observation... More

    pp. 768-779

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