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Relationships of New Teachers' Beliefs and Instructional Practices: Comparisons across Four Countries
Action in Teacher Education Vol. 36, No. 4 (2014) pp. 322–341
Drawing on large-scale international teachers' data from Hungary, Korea, Norway, and Turkey in the Teaching and Learning International Survey in 2008 assessment, this study examined the relationships between new teachers' beliefs about...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 40, No. 4 (2009) pp. 429–449
Use of web technology in student construction of knowledge through writing their own textbooks via the Wikibooks platform may affect their epistemological beliefs. By using Epistemological Beliefs Inventory, this article investigates whether two...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 25, No. 8 (November 2009) pp. 1117–1124
This study investigated preservice and inservice teachers' perceptions of appropriateness of teacher self-disclosure. A sample of 180 preservice teachers and 135 preK-12 teachers participated in the study. Results showed statistically significant...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3140–3146
Traditionally, teachers and traditional textbooks written by experts were epistemologically perceived as the major sources from which students were to acquire knowledge in school or on campus. The appearance and subsequent growth of Web technology...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2338–2346
Epistemological beliefs concern conceptions of knowledge and knowing, and involve various understandings of the nature, construction and evaluation of knowledge. Using Biglan’s classification, a growing number of the research on epistemological...