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Sjöberg, Lena – Education Inquiry, 2019
In 2011, new teacher education programmes were introduced in Sweden. This policy case study examines the outcome of the reform, focusing on the pedagogic discourses in the examination practise of the primary teacher education programme, but also on the possible effects of dividing teacher education for primary teachers into two specialisations:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Change, Elementary Education
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Råde, Anders – Education Inquiry, 2019
This paper deals with possibilities and difficulties involved in the integration of academic and professional goals in two final thesis models in European teacher education, the thesis model and the portfolio model. The methodology used is a review of relevant research articles. The thesis model was identified in 19 articles and the portfolio…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Journal Articles, Goal Orientation
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Dodillet, Susanne; Lundin, Sverker; Krüger, Jens Oliver – Education Inquiry, 2019
This article studies the meaning of professionalism in current attempts to professionalise teachers by means of education. The point of departure for our analysis is a small-scale survey among Swedish and German student teachers on their perception of the meaning of professionalism with regard to teachers' work. The article presents two…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Student Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs
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Christophersen, Knut-Andreas; Elstad, Eyvind; Juuti, Kalle; Solhaug, Trond; Turmo, Are – Education Inquiry, 2017
The duration of on-campus academic engagements is an uncertain and highly debated indicator of study input. Researchers adopt this indicator with the expectation that student teachers must invest an amount of time and effort in their courses that more or less equals a normal workweek. In the present empirical study, we examine factors influencing…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Teachers, Foreign Countries, On Campus Students
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Arneback, Emma; Blåsjö, Mona – Education Inquiry, 2017
With a focus on resources for learning through writing, this paper compares the interdisciplinary framings of two teacher education programmes. What are the implications of these framings and resources for students' possibilities when they write independent projects/bachelor theses? The paper presents a case study with data (interviews, texts,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Higher Education, Cooperative Learning, Writing (Composition)
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Helstad, Kristin; Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal; Wittek, Anne Line – Education Inquiry, 2017
Living in complex knowledge societies requires citizens who master multiple literacies involving both cognitive and social skills. Thus, all individuals should be offered relevant educational opportunities and teachers capable of integrating subject expertise with relational aspects. This paper demonstrates a teaching design for mathematics that…
Descriptors: Academic Language, Literacy, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
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Arneback, Emma; Englund, Tomas; Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal – Education Inquiry, 2017
This study focuses on a selection of student teachers' experiences of academic writing in different disciplines in teacher education. By studying two different learning and writing environments at a Swedish university -- teacher education for preschool teachers and for secondary school teachers -- we distinguish different forms of writing ideals…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Academic Language, Writing (Composition), Secondary School Teachers
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Aškerc, Katarina; Kocar, Sebastian – Education Inquiry, 2015
This study examines the teaching in higher education in Slovenia, with an emphasis on the pedagogical training and pedagogical qualification of university teaching staff. Various aspects of the latter were examined among 513 respondents. The results showed that university teachers attribute significant importance to "pedagogical work"…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications
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Sarakinioti, Antigone; Tsatsaroni, Anna – Education Inquiry, 2015
The paper explores the ways in which university-based Teacher Education Departments in Greece have operated to promote changes to their undergraduate curricula. Our research approach views these changes as responses to the policies of the European Union and the Bologna Process for the 'modernisation' of higher education systems across Europe. Data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Elstad, Eyvind; Lejonberg, Eli; Christophersen, Knut-Andreas – Education Inquiry, 2015
Norwegian education authorities pursue the objective that students in upper secondary schools should evaluate teaching. This kind of evaluation scheme has, however, elicited resistance from teachers. The aims of this article are to explain the advent of teaching evaluation policies in Norway and to explore which factors explain teacher resistance…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Secondary School Students, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes
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Arreman, Inger Erixon; Erixon, Per-Olof – Education Inquiry, 2015
This study deals with the undergraduate degree project in teacher training programmes for early childhood education and care in Sweden. For the study we draw on documents and qualitative interviews with teacher educators of different disciplinary backgrounds. The aims of this study were to identify discourses on the degree project in the field of…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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Sjöberg, Lena – Education Inquiry, 2014
In this article Foucault's theoretical concept of governmentality is used to scrutinise the ways in which the ideal pupil is constructed, governed and positioned in and through teacher training in Sweden. The analysis focuses on the construction of subject positions as well as governing technologies and techniques operating in the shaping of the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Teacher Education, Governance, Entrepreneurship
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Østern, Anna-Lena – Education Inquiry, 2012
This article is based on a study of what contributes to the development of an aesthetic approach to supervision that might be identified in a choreographer's supervision of artists in a co-creative artistic production process. The theoretical framework consists of multimodal learning theory with a focus on semiotic mediation inspired by Jewitt,…
Descriptors: Supervision, Aesthetics, Artists, Learning Theories
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Skåreus, Eva – Education Inquiry, 2012
Reflecting on the implementation of a pre-study may be decisive for the design of a following main study. This text consists of a reflective process where the researcher's different choices are examined and problematised. The reflections take place within the framework of a pre-study and in relation to the aim of that study. They also take place…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Resistance (Psychology), Memory, Writing Processes
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Guerrero, Michael D.; Farruggio, Peter – Education Inquiry, 2012
The current era of neoliberal capitalism has witnessed the domination of public education by business interests which openly promote the spirit of competition among schools, educators and students through a policy of high stakes accountability for immediately measurable educational outcomes. In the USA, this policy proposes to make teacher…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Accountability, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Policy
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