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Power, Keith; Goodnough, Karen – Teaching Education, 2019
Employing a self-determination theory lens, this qualitative case study analyzed the impact of a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professional learning program on six elementary schoolteachers' autonomous motivation. The outcomes revealed that the program was successful in accommodating the teachers' needs to feel competent,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Motivation, Faculty Development
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Larsen, Marianne A. – Teaching Education, 2016
This article begins with a brief overview of the relationship between globalisation and the internationalisation of higher education. This serves as a backdrop for the focus of the article, which is the internationalisation of teacher education. In order to see the diverse ways that teacher education programmes have been internationalised over the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Case Studies, International Education, Global Approach
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Fletcher, Tim; Baker, Kellie – Teaching Education, 2015
This research investigates how teacher candidates in a primary physical education curriculum and methods course learned about and were influenced by efforts to emphasise classroom community and organisation. Qualitative data in the form of interviews, focus groups, and course artefacts were gathered from nine participants throughout one academic…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education, Qualitative Research
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Clandinin, D. Jean; Long, Julie; Schaefer, Lee; Downey, C. Aiden; Steeves, Pam; Pinnegar, Eliza; McKenzie Robblee, Sue; Wnuk, Sheri – Teaching Education, 2015
Early career teacher attrition has most often been conceptualized as either a problem associated with individual factors (e.g. burnout) or a problem associated with contextual factors (e.g. support and salary). This study considered early career teacher attrition as an identity making process that involves a complex negotiation between individual…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Semi Structured Interviews, Working Hours
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Anderson, Vince; McKenzie, Marcia; Allan, Scott; Hill, Teresa; McLean, Sheelah; Kayira, Jean; Knorr, Michelle; Stone, Joshua; Murphy, Jeremy; Butcher, Kim – Teaching Education, 2015
A research collective comprised of teacher candidates, graduate students, and faculty set out to investigate the role and impact of social and ecological justice learning in a teacher education program. Amidst the tensions, negotiations, and articulations of the research design, the collective came to recognize the spaces of participatory action…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Social Justice, Ecology
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Hands, Catherine – Teaching Education, 2013
Parent engagement plays an essential role in student achievement and well-being, but not all families are able to participate in their children's education. This article focuses on strategies for reaching and supporting parents who face challenges to engagement such as poverty and cultural diversity. Five district-level parent engagement projects…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Well Being, Foreign Countries, Schools of Education
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Duncan, Heather E.; Barnett, John – Teaching Education, 2010
This case study explored the educational experiences of Canadian preservice teachers in a course designed to teach about online teaching. Students gained experience in course design and delivery, and safe and ethical behavior related to technology. Findings indicated that projects in which students actively applied their knowledge were more…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Online Courses, Ethics, Teaching Methods
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Russell, Vanessa Tamara – Teaching Education, 2010
Although all teachers are expected to be "role models," discursive trajectories reaching back to the West's gay liberation pressure queer teachers to be role models in specific ways--by "coming out" and helping queer students out of their "time of difficulty." Paradoxically, discourses that construct children as…
Descriptors: Role Models, Confidentiality, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality
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den Heyer, Kent – Teaching Education, 2009
In this study, a group of teacher educators converse about their teaching practice in light of a new provincial K-12 program of social studies. The most noteworthy feature of this new program is its explicit call for teachers to include Aboriginal and Francophone perspectives as they teach to the program's two central themes of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators