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Teachers College Record Vol. 107, No. 8 (August 2005) pp. 1626–1651
This article reports on an evaluation of a virtual schooling innovation in an Australian context. The Virtual Schooling Service Pilot uses online technologies to deliver senior school subjects in both synchronous and asynchronous modes of delivery....
Thinking Differently about Infants and Toddlers: Exploring the Reflections of Future Australian Early Childhood Teachers in Australia
Australian Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 40, No. 4 (April 2015)
In Australian early childhood teacher education programs there is typically a greater focus on the age group of kindergarten children compared to that of infants and toddlers (Garvis, Lemon, Pendergast and Yim, 2013). As a consequence, pre-service...
Self-Determination: Using Agency, Efficacy and Resilience (AER) to Counter Novice Teachers' Experiences of Intensification
Australian Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 37, No. 8 (August 2012)
The intensification process associated with the first year of teaching has a significant impact on beginning teachers' personal and professional lives. This paper uses a narrative approach to investigate the electronic conversations of 16 beginning...