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Óskarsdóttir, Edda; Guðjónsdóttir, Hafdís; Tidwell, Deborah – Studying Teacher Education, 2019
This self-study, based on research, conducted over five years, focuses on my leadership role employing an inclusion model of education in a school in Iceland serving students from ages 6 to 16. In this article, we examine how Edda's practice helped support inclusion for the students, their families, and the teachers who engage with them. This…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Inclusion, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Simpson, Amber – Studying Teacher Education, 2019
This research utilized self-study methodology to examine my experience as a novice elementary mathematics teacher educator whose foundation was a high school mathematics teacher and graduate training in secondary mathematics education. By analyzing video data of the weekly mathematics methods course, I relived moments in which I masked my…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Beginning Teachers
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Martin, Andrea K. – Studying Teacher Education, 2017
Teacher education programs that appear to be more successful work to thread practicum experiences and on-campus courses with an eye to achieving overall program coherence. As part of a funded research project centred on understanding how teacher candidates perceive quality in their practicum experiences and, by extension, in their professional…
Descriptors: Practicums, Preservice Teachers, Program Effectiveness, Focus Groups
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Eberhardt, Annelie; Heinz, Manuela – Studying Teacher Education, 2017
This article is a narrative résumé of a year-long collaborative critical inquiry into teaching methods with teachers of modern languages in Irish secondary schools. Putting myself, a cultural stranger and first-time qualitative researcher, at the core of this self-study, I discuss first the context and methodological framework of the study to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Secondary Education, Critical Theory
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Samaras, Anastasia P.; Frank, Toya Jones; Williams, Monique Apollon; Christopher, Emily; Rodick, William Harry, III. – Studying Teacher Education, 2016
Student feedback collected through program evaluation of secondary education licensure and Master's program clinical experiences prompted us to conduct a collective self-study. We used a reflective framework for analysis and discussion of the shifts students in our courses made as they progressed from observers to practicing teachers. Along with…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Groups), Program Improvement, Clinical Experience, Program Evaluation
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Drake, Michael R. A. – Studying Teacher Education, 2016
In some forms of practice-based teacher education, one important task for the teacher educator is to undertake in-the-moment coaching during rehearsals of practice. However, being such a coach is a new role for many teacher educators and requires a different skill set to other forms of teacher educator practice. In addition, there is little…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Poyas, Yael – Studying Teacher Education, 2016
This article describes a self-study pursuant to a clash between a lecturer and a student concerning the teaching of literature in a politically fraught context. The learning group is composed of Arab and Jewish teachers at a college in northern Israel. The work read by the group expresses a Palestinian perspective. The incident, discussed with…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Literature, Political Issues, Foreign Countries
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Coleman, Elizabeth; Leider, Megan – Studying Teacher Education, 2014
This study focuses on the experience of designing and implementing an action research-based curriculum in a secondary science classroom. By systematically examining ourselves and our practices, we brought to light beliefs and values that were realized through this process, came to a deeper understanding of our own learning, and developed new…
Descriptors: Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Cooperation, Teaching Methods
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Peercy, Megan Madigan – Studying Teacher Education, 2014
In this study, I explore my practices as a teacher educator in one course both before and after returning to the K-12 classroom to teach secondary language learners for one academic year. By examining the intersection of self-study and practice-based teacher education, I illustrate how I used self-study as a mechanism for innovation and change and…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Practices, Teacher Educators
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Gísladóttir, Karen Rut – Studying Teacher Education, 2014
To address the low literacy achievement of minority students, the sociocultural movement of the New Literacy Studies (NLS) encourages us to expand on current understandings of literacy. Instead of thinking of literacy as a neutral set of skills transferable from one setting to another, NLS researchers encourage us to contextualize literacy within…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Multiple Literacies, Literacy
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Kitchen, Julian; Bellini, Christine – Studying Teacher Education, 2012
Teacher education programs have a critical role in helping incoming teachers develop a deeper understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues and their moral and legal obligations to counter homophobic bullying. In this self-study, two educators--a university professor and a classroom teacher, who facilitated a workshop…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Homosexuality, Foreign Countries
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Aubusson, Peter; Griffin, Janette; Steele, Frances – Studying Teacher Education, 2010
Reflection is critical to successful pre-service teacher learning, but it is hard to teach and difficult for students to conceptualize. This article reports a self-study, with others, where a practitioner and colleagues scrutinized an intervention in teacher education. The study employed design-based methodology to examine an intervention in a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Intervention, Focus Groups, Cooperative Learning