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Mason, Kevin O. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2013
Many researchers in the field of teacher education have proposed the formation of partnerships between teachers and teacher educators, without explicitly stating what additional roles teachers might play in the teacher preparation process. This article describes how some pre-service teacher education programmes have increased the involvement of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Partnerships in Education, Teachers
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Hong, Ji Y. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2012
With the increasing concern about the high attrition rate among beginning teachers, it is essential that we come to a better understanding of why teachers leave the profession. This study explored differences between leavers and stayers in terms of the process of their resilience responses. Major psychological factors such as value, self-efficacy,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Self Efficacy, Semi Structured Interviews, Career Change
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Hutchinson, Mary; Hadjioannou, Xenia – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2011
In this study, the authors examine the impact of an English as a second language (ESL) professional development offering designed to meet this challenge: the Modular Design for English Language Learners (MODELL) instruction program. The authors were part of a team of faculty that designed and developed this hybrid professional development program…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Second Language Learning, Mainstreaming, Classroom Environment
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den Brok, Perry; van Eerde, Dolly; Hajer, Maaike – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2010
Dealing with ethnic and linguistic diversity is one of the major challenges in today's education. Therefore, the formulation of competencies for teachers and teacher training should take into account the specific requirements of teaching in multicultural schools. In 2002, a series of small-scale studies were conducted to identify and formulate…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Measures (Individuals), Interaction, Case Studies
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Gore, Jennifer M.; Gitlin, Andrew D. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2004
In this paper, we explore the divide between academics and teachers over the production and use of knowledge. Teachers' views (pre-service and inservice teachers from both Australia and the United States) on educational research are utilized to better understand and [re]vision this divide. These teachers overwhelmingly dismissed academic research…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Theory Practice Relationship