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

August 2004 Volume 20, Number 6

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Teacher change and “high-stakes” assessment: what happens to professional development?

    Alison Gould Boardman & Althea L Woodruff

    This study explored the impact of learning a new instructional practice in a US school district that places great value in a statewide student assessment. Grounded Theory methodology (Strauss &... More

    pp. 545-557

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  2. Revisiting enquiry-based teacher education in neo-liberal times

    Alan Reid & Michael O’Donoghue

    In contemporary times educators must be able to work effectively within contexts of change, paradox and instability. This has implications for programs that prepare teachers. In particular, teacher... More

    pp. 559-570

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  3. Teachers’ development of professional knowledge through action research and the facilitation of this by teacher educators

    Petra Ponte, Jan Ax, Douwe Beijaard & Theo Wubbels

    This article describes the design and results of a descriptive and explorative case study into the development of professional knowledge by teachers through action research and the facilitation of ... More

    pp. 571-588

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  4. The classroom as a stage and the teacher's role

    Tove Pettersson, “Tina”, May Britt Postholm, Annlaug Flem & Sigrun Gudmundsdottir

    Teaching is a profession in which teachers are accustomed to being in the spotlight. In this paper we meet “Tina”11Tina: “Berge” School, Trondheim Municipal School District, Norway.—a newly... More

    pp. 589-605

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  5. Types of “teachers in training”: the reactions of primary school science teachers when confronted with the task of implementing an innovation

    Naomi Bitan-Friedlander, Amos Dreyfus & Zachi Milgrom

    The purpose of this study was to assess the reaction of a group of Israeli primary school science teachers when confronted with the task of implementing an innovation. The innovation was introduced... More

    pp. 607-619

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  6. The emergence of community in a preservice teacher education program

    Jennifer Sumsion & Catherine Patterson

    This paper traces the unexpected emergence of community in a recently reconceptualized Teachers as Researchers unit in a preservice teacher education program. Drawing on data collected from 145 of ... More

    pp. 621-635

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  7. Understanding teaching through the minds of teacher candidates: a curious blend of realism and idealism

    Calliope Haritos

    This study identifies candidate's teaching concerns and teacher role beliefs and examines the relationship between such concerns and beliefs prior to candidate entry into a teacher education... More

    pp. 637-654

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