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Ihmeideh, Fathi; Coughlin, Chris – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
Much attention has been given to the impact of cooperative teachers on the pedagogical behaviour of student teachers. In many cases, however, cooperating teachers gain as much from the student teacher as the student teacher acquires from them. This study was designed to elicit answers to the following two questions: (1) What are the perspectives…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Cooperating Teachers, Reading Instruction
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Kraska, Jake; Boyle, Christopher – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Teachers' attitudes towards inclusion are important as they have the primary responsibility of implementing inclusive education. Attitudes at the beginning of teaching careers are likely to predict future attitudes. Some studies show a drop in attitudes after leaving university education. Using the Teachers' Attitudes Towards Inclusion (Amended)…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Elementary Education
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Dwyer, Joanne – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2007
There have been increasing expectations that all primary school students and teachers actively use information and communications technologies (ICT) in their learning. In order to achieve this it is important that appropriate environments are set up to support the varying needs and potential of the different groups within the school context.…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Information Technology, Educational Environment, Access to Computers
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Cushman, Penni – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2005
In recent years, there has been increasing academic debate concerning both the need for more male primary schoolteachers and the reasons for their minority status, numerically. Yet there has been relatively little heard from the men themselves. In this study the author used focus group discussions to investigate the views and experiences of…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Males
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Hopkins, Sarah; Ogle, Graham; Kaleveld, Lisette; Maurice, John; Keria, Betty; Louden, William; Rohl, Mary – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2005
Reading literacy and reading interest was examined in four primary schools in Papua New Guinea: in an international, suburban, settlement and village school. In this paper we present a summary of findings located within a local context and examine the implications as viewed through two lenses. From an 'educational for equality' perspective, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Materials, School Libraries, Reading Interests