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Li, Jing; Yang, Xiaohong; Craig, Cheryl J. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
This study revolves around an organically lived online community of Chinese elementary teachers. The teachers shared their reflective journals and engaged in conversations with the facilitators and also with their peers. Following one participant's postings over a span of thirteen months helped the research team to narratively explore how the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Communities of Practice, Computer Mediated Communication
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Ya-Ting, Huang; Hui-Min, Wang – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
The brief report describes an exploratory investigation into changes to three university EFL teachers' teaching practices in a research-intensive university framed by managerialist technologies to improve its visibility and global ranking. The findings revealed that substantial changes have been brought about to their teaching practices in terms…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Change, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Yuan, Rui – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
This paper reports on a comparative study that investigates English language teacher educators' ideal identities from the dual perspectives of language teachers and teacher educators in China. Drawing on data from focus and individual interviews, the findings of the study reveal a range of identities such as 'practical expert,' 'model' and…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Professional Identity, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Bai, Barry; Song, Huan; Zhang, Qian – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
Opportunities for high quality teachers' continuing professional development (CPD) are considered scarce in Asian countries such as China, Vietnam, and Cambodia. In addition, there seem to be few sustainable outcomes of teachers' CPD. The present study aimed to address English teachers' dissatisfaction with their own CPD in China. With some…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teaching Styles, Foreign Countries, Professional Continuing Education
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Chen, Yuan; Peng, Jing – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
This brief article reports on a professional development programme aiming to provide professional training and support to EMI teachers in a university in China. Drawing on interview data with five participants, the findings show that the programme improved the teachers' self-efficacy by guiding teachers to think about the nature of EMI and its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Self Efficacy
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Shen, Bin; Bai, Barry – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
Chinese university EFL teachers face challenges in teaching English writing effectively. On one hand, a lack of teaching strategies, heavy workload, and inability to meet students' increasing expectations are driving them to seek continuing professional development (CPD) and adopt new pedagogies, e.g., peer assessment. On the other hand, their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Cao, Yanling; Postareff, Liisa; Lindblom, Sari; Toom, Auli – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
Teacher educators' approaches to teaching, and their experience of burnout and self-efficacy beliefs, are related to how they are able to facilitate student teachers' learning. In this study, 115 Chinese teacher educators responded to a questionnaire in 2015. Based on the previous study investigating the teacher educators' approaches to teaching,…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Self Efficacy, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Education
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Zhu, Jinfei; Zhu, Gang – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
This paper traces 120 student teachers' professional identity transformation during practicums in China and US. By eliciting the participants' 240 written metaphors at the start and the end of the teaching practicums respectively, this study reveals the change of the embodied metaphors revolving around four arenas: (1) from idealistic expectations…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Practicums, Figurative Language, Mentors
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Gan, Zhengdong; Nang, Honghan; Mu, Kejuan – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
While different theoretical frameworks have been proposed to characterise the nature of feedback and the conditions under which feedback contributes to student learning, few empirical studies have examined the usefulness of these theoretical frameworks to understand student feedback experiences in classrooms particularly in a pre-service context.…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Classroom Techniques, Feedback (Response), Student Motivation
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Maddamsetti, Jihea – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
This case study examines a Chinese and Korean-Chinese pre-service teachers' perceptions of their mentor teachers' role in supporting inclusive practicum experiences in USA elementary school contexts. The findings demonstrate that a mentor teacher's open conversations and willingness to host those students bring positive influence on their learning…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Mentors, Inclusion
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Liu, Wei; Yuan, Rui; Zhang, Hong – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
This brief report describes an investigation into the motivational changes of two school counselling teachers in two rural schools in the Chinese context. The findings revealed the mixed motivations of the participants in joining school counselling and how their motivations transformed through their professional engagement and social interactions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Counseling, School Counselors, Faculty Advisers
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Ma, Xiuli; Gao, Xuesong – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
This inquiry explored 68 pre-service perceptions and aspirations of Teaching Chinese as an International Language (TCIL) teachers by analysing the metaphors they used to describe themselves as teachers. The inquiry revealed that the participants used a variety of metaphors to project the images of themselves as pre-service TCIL teachers. The…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Language Usage, Language Teachers, Asians
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Zhang, Limin; Yu, Shulin – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
Although studies on teacher identity have proliferated in recent years, and examinations of the said topic have been conducted under various educational contexts, limited focus has been given to teacher identity in the early childhood educational context. Drawing upon data from semi-structured interviews with five early childhood teachers, this…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Professional Identity
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Yan, Chunmei; He, Chuanjun – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
Despite its inherent nature of artificiality, microteaching has been widely used as a routine procedure in pre-service teacher education courses to apply theoretical knowledge and develop practical teaching competence. Its importance in the practice element of teacher education programmes has given rise to a considerable amount of attention to its…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Microteaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Wang, Bo; Teo, Timothy; Yu, Shulin – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
Whilst much research has been conducted on teacher feedback in various teaching and learning contexts, little is known about how teachers give feedback on student oral presentations to enhance students' oral communicative skills in second-language (L2) education. Drawing on data from semi-structured interviews, this case study investigated the…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Communication Skills
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