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Bangir-Alpan, Gülgün; Koç-Erdamar, Gürcü – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
Professional knowledge courses (PKC) at education faculties are designed to educate high quality teachers. This study aims to examine the views of education faculty lecturers, graduates and senior year students about the place and implementation of PKC in teacher education. The study group of the qualitative study included lecturers (20), senior…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Erbas, Yahya Han – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
The Republic of Turkey became more diverse than ever in its history. Multiculturalism and multicultural education, as part of Turkey's globalization efforts, may be the most appropriate approach for the Turkish educational system to form a synthesis of cultures and to help diverse groups build an interactive dialog with others regardless of local,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity
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Osmanoglu, Aslihan; Dincer, Emrah Oguzhan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate prospective secondary mathematics teachers' perceptions on and adaptation of student-centred approach to teaching. The study was conducted with 58 prospective secondary mathematics teachers who were the graduates from mathematics departments from different universities' Science and Literature faculties.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Altun, Dilek – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
School readiness is associated with children's subsequent school based-outcomes. School readiness covers skills, behaviors, and attitudes related to whole child development. It is a multidimensional issue regarding readiness in children, and for parents and schools. Therefore, the issue concerns parents, teachers, and researchers. In the present…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Phenomenology, Parent Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Gholam, Alain – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
Beginning teachers experience a variety of challenges and difficulties as they struggle to develop and progress in their teaching career. The following qualitative case study focused on a novice teacher's perceptions concerning the mentoring experience she received in her practicum course at the American University in Dubai. The study was guided…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Karadag, Nazife – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The purpose of the study is to determine the views of the instructors about the experiences they have during the international publishing in terms of academic productivity. The study aims to reveal the problems the instructors experience during the publication process in international journal indexes and in the journals like SSCI, SCI and AHCI and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Productivity, Writing for Publication, Periodicals
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Tasgin, Adnan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between the research attitudes of the pre-service teachers and their academic dishonesty tendencies. This study employs a quantitative method with a correlational design consisting of 659 volunteer pre-service teachers from the faculty of education of a state university in East of Turkey. The…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Teacher Attitudes
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Nguyen, Ha – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
According to Baker and Rytina's (2014), the total number of legal immigrants coming to the United States during the ten years from 1980 to 1989 is 990,000, whereas in two more recent years from 2010 to 2012, the number rose to 2,810,000. As a country with an increasing influx of immigrants from all over the world, the United States has expressed a…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yesil, Seyma; Demiröz, Hakan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
As the seamless connection between language and culture is commensurate with related research carried on language and culture; language is greatly affected and structured by cultural values, attitudes and beliefs. The goal of the present study is to investigate and analyse English language teachers' perceptions and opinions about the integration…
Descriptors: English Teachers, English (Second Language), Teacher Attitudes, Cultural Education
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Burgaz, Berrin; Kocak, Seval – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2015
This study aims to find out teachers' motivation for applying for graduate programs and to explore their expectations from the programs and their ideas regarding the necessity of such programs for teachers. The paper is based on a qualitative research method and draws its data from focus group interviews. The study used the criterion sampling…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Expectation, Faculty Development
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Edwards, Laura A.; Greenwalt, Kyle A. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This paper explores what might be seen as a paradox at the heart of the current push to "globalize" education: at a moment when administrators, especially in higher education, are seeking to globalize their programs (often for reasons having to do with increasing international competition and decreasing funding for education), global…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Social Change, Competition, Global Approach
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Harushimana, Immaculee – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2010
This article presents a small scale, qualitative study of nine majority alternate-route teachers and the perceptions they hold about themselves as urban educators and their urban students' academic abilities. Data for this study was collected through self-reflective, written interviews and meta-reflective responses to two published teacher…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Culture Conflict, Autobiographies, Academic Ability