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Vidergor, Hava E.; Magen-Nagar, Noga; Ilaiyan, Salman – Teaching Education, 2018
The current pilot study aimed to evaluate the perceptions of Arab and Jewish teacher trainees regarding the impact of variables on preparation for teaching. This study included 314 participating teacher trainees from two colleges in Israel. One hundred forty-eight (47.1%) of them studied in a Hebrew-speaking college and 166 (52.9%) students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Trainees
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Haim, Orly; Amdur, Lisa – Teaching Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the professional challenges and concerns of 30 second career teachers (SCTs) participating in an alternative fast-track induction program during their first year of teaching. Additionally, the study investigated their perspectives of the institutional support provided to them. The main source of data was…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beginning Teacher Induction, Alternative Teacher Certification, School Support
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Hen, Meirav; Sharabi-Nov, Adi – Teaching Education, 2014
A growing body of research in recent years has supported the value of emotional intelligence in both effective teaching and student achievement. This paper presents a pre-post, quasi-experimental design study conducted to evaluate the contributions of a 56-h "Emotional Intelligence" training model. The model has been developed and…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Academic Achievement, Self Control, Metacognition
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Ben-Peretz, Miriam; Eilam, Billie; Landler-Pardo, Gabi – Teaching Education, 2011
In our paper, we examine how classroom management is taught in teacher education in Israel. Three questions are addressed: (1) What is the structure of programs for classroom management (site, timing, duration, number of courses, mandatory/optional)? (2) How is classroom management conceived (technical/pedagogical, individual/systemic)? (3) Does…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences
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Shalom, Yehuda Bar; Schechet, Nita – Teaching Education, 2008
This article describes an in-service training program in action research designed for mature teachers returning to college to upgrade their teaching diplomas and complete their BEd degrees. The initial impetus was the need to develop a student-oriented pedagogy based on and enhancing the extensive professional experience of these teachers,…
Descriptors: Action Research, Rhetorical Criticism, Reflective Teaching, Teaching Methods
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Rosenfeld, Melodie; Rosenfeld, Sherman – Teaching Education, 2008
Three teachers, who held extreme preferences for the ways they learn, participated in a year-long professional development course, designed to sensitize teachers to their own and colleagues' individual learning differences (ILDs). The case study focuses on their extreme learning preferences and discusses the impact of these preferences on their…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Teacher Effectiveness, Professional Development, Case Studies
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Rajuan, Maureen; Beijaard, Douwe; Verloop, Nico – Teaching Education, 2008
This study used responses of 20 student teachers to describe the different ways in which student teachers perceive the practice of their mentors as internal triggers for learning in their practicum experiences in the schools. Reported observations from pedagogical journals of student teachers were described according to various kinds of teaching…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Mentors, Student Teacher Attitudes, Practicums
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Ariav, Tamar; And Others – Teaching Education, 1993
The academization process in Israeli colleges of teacher education was designed to attract better teacher candidates and improve professional status. Research examining resulting changes in curricula and student populations found that the colleges were moving appropriately toward improving academic programs and raising admission requirements but…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Admission Criteria, Curriculum Development, Educational Change