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Bohndick, Carla; Kohlmeyer, Susanne; Buhl, Heike M. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
In contrast to other career choices, the teaching profession seems familiar to those interested in teaching because they have had the chance to observe teachers for years. This phenomenon is known as the apprenticeship of observation and manifests in na├»ve ideas and expectations of teaching among teacher students. Therefore, characteristics of…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Competencies, Student Characteristics
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Quinn, Brandy P. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2016
Purpose in life is beneficial for adolescents and their communities. However, less is known about supports for purpose development during adolescence, particularly in the school setting. The study described here drew from theories about teacher beliefs and knowledge, and a multidimensional definition of purpose in life, in order to learn from…
Descriptors: High School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Beliefs, Knowledge Level
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Ateskan, Armagan – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2016
This study investigates Turkish pre-service teachers' experiences related to a two-month international teaching and cultural experience in the United States of America. In total, 289 graduate students from Turkey participated in a collaborative project from 2001 to 2010. The experience included an orientation week, six weeks of student teaching in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Nationals, Study Abroad
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Cabieses, Baltica; Espinoza, Manuel – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2012
Chile is facing a major intellectual revolution: organised college students are arguing for the most significant educational reform since the period of dictatorship (1973-1990). Thousands of high-school and university students have refused to go to lessons since early June 2011, calling for better and more affordable education and an end to a…
Descriptors: Latin Americans, Conflict, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Novak, Jeanne – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2010
How can teacher educators encourage preservice teachers to develop an awareness of disability issues? How do they prepare them to look beyond labels to appreciate the individuality, strengths, and potential of each student they will encounter in their classrooms? This article describes a service-learning course at Bowling Green State University in…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Educators
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Hanhimaki, Eija; Tirri, Kirsi – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2009
The purpose of the present study was to identify and investigate critical incidents at school that require ethically sensitive teaching. This kind of knowledge is needed in teacher education to prepare future teachers for their profession. The data included narrative interviews with 12 teachers from four urban schools in Finland. Critical…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Foreign Countries, Ethics, Teacher Educators
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Jo, Seongja – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2008
The spread of the English language is a global phenomenon, but it has a particular resonance in South Korea, where English is second only to Korean as a common language. The paper examines the current educational context in South Korea and the policy and practice issues that arise within this context regarding teacher education in English as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Languages, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Miyajima, Tomomi – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2008
This study explores gender inequality in the occupational culture of Japanese high school teachers with special focus on women teachers' resistance to gender-biased practices. It examines the effectiveness of official and informal teacher training programmes in raising awareness of gender issues. Through an ethnographic case study conducted in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Work Environment, Organizational Culture
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Gazeley, Louise; Dunne, Mairead – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
The social class attainment gap in education is now attracting an increased level of concern. Despite the efforts of the British New Labour government to address the continuing underachievement of working class pupils in England, there has been little progress. This paper reports on one aspect of a wider research study carried out in an Initial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Underachievement, Students, Working Class
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Ogan-Bekiroglu, Feral – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
Turkish science teachers' in-service needs and the effects of teacher and school demographic variables on these needs are examined in this study. In addition, major barriers that prevented science teachers from attending in-service programmes are investigated. The data for the research were gathered through a survey. This study shows that Turkish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Laboratory Equipment, Instructional Materials, Science Teachers
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Hakkinen, Paivi – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2003
Today, a variety of web-based learning environments have been developed for educational purposes, especially in higher education and continuing education courses. At the same time many studies have reported how networked interaction in many learning projects results in superficial and experience-based discussion, and does not reach the level of…
Descriptors: Interaction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Cooperative Learning