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Gavish, Bella – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
To open a window into perceptions entailed in the professional world view of special education teacher trainees, three research questions were developed: (a) What are their motives for joining the profession? (b) How do they perceive the role of the special education teacher? and (c) What are their expectations from teacher training? The research…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Training
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Sharma, Lalit – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
The study explores the institutional factors which influence the impact of education in building academic entrepreneurship in higher educational institutes of Uttarakhand state, India. In order to understand the institutional barriers, the author interviewed 68 senior-level educationists, who were working in the capacity of Director General,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Barriers, Teacher Attitudes
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Zyngier, David – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
This paper analyses pre-service education student perceptions and perspectives related to education for democracy in Australia. Using a critical pedagogical framework datum from an online survey, it presents both quantitative and qualitative responses of contrasting understandings of democracy. It begins by outlining the concepts of thick and thin…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Democracy
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Tam, Angela Choi Fung – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
This qualitative study aimed to explore Hong Kong pre-service teachers' beliefs about the potential benefits of a short-term study abroad programme and their practices. Pre- and post-programme semi-structured interviews and reflective journals were employed to collect data. The findings suggest that the transformation of beliefs into practices…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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Admiraal, Wilfried; Berry, Amanda – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
In teacher education programmes, written portfolios or text-based self-evaluations are generally used to document the development of student teachers' competence. However, such approaches do no justice to the complex nature of teaching as they tend to lead to evidence in which teacher competencies are disconnected and removed from the actual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Student Teachers, Video Technology
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Geerdink, Gerda; Boei, Fer; Willemse, Martijn; Kools, Quinta; Van Vlokhoven, Haske – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
Most teacher educators who work at institutes for higher vocational education have faced a new role since the European Community aimed to upgrade the general quality of education. Research tasks have been added as a new important core business for institutes that used to be mainly focused on education. Teacher educators therefore have to become…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Faculty Development, Research Skills
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Phelps, Christine M.; Spitzer, Sandy M. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
Although researchers and educators have suggested teaching prospective teachers (PTs) to investigate and learn from their own teaching over time, little research has investigated PTs' beliefs about such an approach. This qualitative study examines prospective elementary teachers' conceptions and values about systematically studying and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Holbert, Romena M. Garrett – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
Much research examines professional learning for pre-service and beginning teachers. However, in midcareer, teaching satisfaction and effectiveness are challenged by decreased recognition and support and increasing stressors including isolation, accountability demands, mentorship roles, and personal/family responsibilities. Often, midcareer…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Seminars, Experienced Teachers, Graduate Students
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Chien, Chin-Wen – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
Though it is well known that pre-service teachers' field experiences are recognized as key to enhancing teaching practice, Taiwanese pre-service teachers who take "Teaching Methods and Materials" in elementary school's seven areas often complain that they lack field experience. They do not have the opportunity to experience teaching…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Mentors, Experienced Teachers
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Picower, Bree – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
Within the field of teacher education, increased emphasis has been placed on social justice education (SJE). This qualitative study examined a group of beginning teachers who voluntarily participated in a social justice critical inquiry project (CIP). The findings indicate that while many of them were successful at teaching social issues, they…
Descriptors: Social Change, Social Problems, Social Justice, Teacher Education
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Wright, Noeline – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
In New Zealand schools, the adoption and persistent use of digital tools to aid learning is a growing but uneven, trend, often linked to the practices of early adopters and/or robust wifi infrastructure. The Technology Adoption Model is used internationally to gauge levels of uptake of technological tools, particularly in commerce and also in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Graduate Students, Preservice Teacher Education
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He, Ye; Prater, Kathryn – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2014
In this study, community service learning is incorporated into a graduate-level English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) teacher preparation course. Focusing on a writing project participants completed with English Learners (ELs) as part of the service-learning project, we explored the impact of the project on: (1) teachers' understanding of ESL…
Descriptors: Service Learning, English Teacher Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Nolan, Andrea; Taket, Ann; Stagnitti, Karen – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2014
It is an accepted fact that resilience is a multifaceted phenomenon which has been proven to affect the learning, growth and development of individuals. A child's formative years are a time when resilience needs to be promoted so they can cope with the challenges of life. This paper reports some of the findings of an Australian Research…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Early Childhood Education, Teacher Role, Foreign Countries
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Ruys, Ilse; Van Keer, Hilde; Aelterman, Antonia – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2014
Despite the research evidence on the effectiveness of collaborative learning (CL), the implementation of this teaching strategy has not yet found a profound place in teaching practice. As a consequence, several studies have investigated teachers' motives regarding and experiences with the use of CL. Most of these studies concern however senior…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Cooperative Learning, Novices, Beginning Teachers
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Cheng, May M. H.; Tang, Sylvia Y. F.; Cheng, Annie Y. N. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2014
As teacher educators, preparing student-teachers who are able to address diverse student needs is our main concern. It has been suggested in the literature that teachers who are adaptive to students' needs are those who possess adequate pedagogical content knowledge or pedagogical understanding. However, it is not uncommon for teacher educators to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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