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Bentley, Erinn – English Education, 2013
Within the field of writing teacher education, scholars and practitioners agree that effective writing instructors (at both the P--12 and postsecondary levels) are not simply cognizant of composition pedagogies, rhetorical theories, and their students' unique learning needs. Effective writing instructors also regularly…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Teacher Education
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Zigo, Diane; Derrico, Regina Dunlavey – English Education, 2009
This article looks at a research partnership between a high school English teacher and a university teacher educator, focusing on the impact of their work of co-teaching two integrated courses in the university's teacher education program. Findings from a study conducted during their third year of working together were used to revise the course…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, English Teachers, Teacher Educators, Teacher Collaboration
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Smith, Emily R.; Anagnostopoulos, Dorothea – English Education, 2008
This article examines how secondary English teachers serving as preservice mentors developed pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) of literature discussions by participating in a cross-institutional teacher educator network. The joint creation of dialogic space in the English Educators' Network provided a context where mentor teachers expanded their…
Descriptors: Mentors, English Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Educators
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Myers, John W. – English Education, 1983
Reports results of student teachers' evaluations of one university's course offerings in the Department of Education and the English department, their English methods course, and the degree to which the two departments worked together. Concludes that cooperation between the two departments could be improved. (FL)
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, Educational Needs, Educational Research, English Departments
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Boyle, Janet – English Education, 1983
Reports on the responses to questionnaires sent to instructors of both the general secondary level methods course and the more specific English methods course in an attempt to identify possible overlap between the two courses. (HOD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Research, English Teacher Education, Higher Education
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Quisenberry, James D. – English Education, 1981
Reports on a survey of 52 teacher education programs to determine how English and language arts teachers are being prepared. Notes what teacher educators rank as the top requirements in knowledge, abilities, and attitudes of teachers, as well as the status of the general English teacher education program. (RL)
Descriptors: English Teacher Education, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Content
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Tighe, Mary Ann – English Education, 1991
Investigates the attitudes of secondary English student teachers regarding literature and reading, language, listening and speaking, task analysis, and composition. Finds that interns often teach according to educationally unsound practices because they feel they should follow the practices of cooperating teachers and they are overwhelmed by the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, English Instruction, Faculty Workload, Secondary Education
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Luke, Allan; And Others – English Education, 1986
Reports on a study intended to discover the criteria for selecting children's literature and textbooks. Concludes that the teachers' choices were sexist because selected stories were resolved through male agency. (SRT)
Descriptors: Censorship, Characterization, Childrens Literature, Educational Research
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Clift, Renee T. – English Education, 1987
Discusses a study of six senior English majors at the University of Houston, three of whom intended to be teachers and three who did not. Concludes that English teachers' prior experience as students has a crucial impact on the way they view teaching. (JC)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Research, Educational Theories, English Instruction
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Tighe, M. A.; Koziol, S. M., Jr. – English Education, 1982
Reports on a survey of English, social studies, and science teachers about perceived and actual classroom writing instruction practices. (RL)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Needs, English Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach