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Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies

Volume 18, Number 6

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Non-graduate teacher recruitment and retention: some factors affecting teacher effectiveness in Tanzania

    Peter Towse, David Kent, Funja Osaki & Noah Kirua

    Since students generally perform better if taught by well qualified, trained and motivated teachers, recruiting better qualified young people is a prerequisite to improving the quality of... More

    pp. 637-652

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  2. Teachers’ academic preparation and commitment to teach math and science

    R Jason LaTurner

    This study has two primary aims: (1) to describe the different paths to teaching grades 6 through 12 math and science taken by recent college graduates in the United States; and (2) to detail... More

    pp. 653-663

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  3. Two profiles of schoolteachers: a discriminant analysis of job satisfaction

    Ronit Bogler

    Using discriminant analysis, this study attempts to construct profiles of two types of teachers: those with a low level of job satisfaction and those with a high level of job satisfaction. In... More

    pp. 665-673

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  4. Teacher self-efficacy: a classroom-organization conceptualization

    Isaac A Friedman & Efrat Kass

    In current conceptualizations teacher sense of self-efficacy relates mainly to teaching tasks, in particular within the classroom context. This article offers a new conceptualization of teacher... More

    pp. 675-686

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  5. Becoming a history teacher: observations on the beliefs and growth of student teachers

    Arja Virta

    This article reports on history student teachers’ development and their beliefs about teaching and good teachers. The data consist of several essays of 18 respondents written during their education... More

    pp. 687-698

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  6. Of organelles and octagons: what do preservice secondary teachers learn from interdisciplinary teaching?

    Elizabeth Spalding

    This study examined the impact of an interdisciplinary teaching project on the learning of preservice secondary teachers enrolled in a graduate-level, year-long teacher education program. Data were... More

    pp. 699-714

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  7. Developing teaching knowledge through peer discourse

    Azita Manouchehri

    The central focus of the research reported here was to evaluate the usefulness of peer interaction on the development of professional knowledge of prospective secondary mathematics teachers.... More

    pp. 715-737

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  8. Praising and correcting: prospective teachers investigate their teacherly talk

    Sandra Crespo

    Despite recent calls for teachers to promote and increase students’ communication and discussion in their classrooms, prospective teachers have limited opportunities to explore issues of classroom ... More

    pp. 739-758

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