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

May 2010 Volume 26, Number 4

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Number of articles: 44

  1. Research on peer coaching in preservice teacher education – A review of literature

    Hsiu-Lien Lu

    This study reviewed eight studies selected from the ERIC and Education Complete databases covering the years 1997 through 2007. The goals of this study were to identify similarities and differences... More

    pp. 748-753

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  2. Does the gender of the teacher matter in the teaching of reading literacy? Teacher gender and pupil attainment in reading literacy in Hong Kong

    Y.H. Raymond Lam, Shek Kam Tse, Joseph W.I. Lam & Elizabeth K.Y. Loh

    A study of 148 primary school teachers and 4867 Grade 4 pupils in Hong Kong found no support for the proposal that boys learn to read better when taught by men teachers. In fact, it was found that ... More

    pp. 754-759

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  3. Evaluating the quality of BEd programme: Students' views of their college experiences

    Shafqat Hussain Khan & Muhammad Saeed

    Quality assurance of teacher training has become of a great concern nowadays. This paper addresses the quality of BEd programme of the University of Education (UE) Lahore. The main purpose of the... More

    pp. 760-766

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  4. Training preservice teachers rapidly: The need to articulate the training given by university supervisors and cooperating teachers

    Sébastien Chaliès, Françoise Bruno-Méard, Jacques Méard & Stéfano Bertone

    This study evaluated the impact of a specific program on the training of preservice teachers; the program consisted of alternating periods of “condensed” and autonomous classroom work and training ... More

    pp. 767-774

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  5. Comparative education in primary teacher education in Ireland and South Africa

    Margo C. O'Sullivan, Charl C. Wolhuter & Ruaan F. Maarman

    Comparative Education as a subject or course on teacher education curricula mainly continues to be taught in Ireland, some African and East European countries and a few colleges in Ireland, the UK ... More

    pp. 775-785

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  6. Do principal-educators have the ability to transform schools?: A South African perspective

    I. November, G. Alexander & M.M. van Wyk

    Post-1994 South Africa adopted a new education system that would seemingly break with the past practices of the apartheid education system ( Naicker, 1999) and produce citizens prepared for a... More

    pp. 786-795

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  7. “Relocating the Personal” to engender critically reflective practice in pre-service literacy teachers

    Rachel Heydon & Kathy Hibbert

    This case study mapped candidates' responses to a pre-service literacy course designed to relocate teacher candidates' literacy histories and beliefs from a personal to political frame with the... More

    pp. 796-804

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  8. “I had no idea”: Developing dispositional awareness and sensitivity through a cross-professional pedagogy

    Benjamin H. Dotger

    This research scrutinized the diffusion of a medical education pedagogy to the context of teacher education. Specifically, it focused on the use of standardized parents as an emerging pedagogy in... More

    pp. 805-812

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  9. The scholarship of research in teacher education in a higher education institution in transition: Issues of identity

    Rajendra Chetty & Fred Lubben

    This paper examines perceptions of professional and organizational identity of teacher educators in a ‘new’ University of Technology in South Africa, resulting from several recent mergers of... More

    pp. 813-820

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  10. Fostering understanding of institutional oppression among U.S. pre-service teachers

    Nora E. Hyland & Kim Heuschkel

    This paper describes the use of an institutional inquiry assignment for pre-service teachers at a large state university in the US to foster critical understanding of institutional oppression.... More

    pp. 821-829

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  11. Disruptive behaviour of students in primary education and emotional intelligence

    M. Estrella Esturgó-Deu & Josefina Sala-Roca

    This study analyses the relation between disruptive behaviours and the emotional abilities of children in primary education. To do this, disruptive behaviour and emotional abilities were evaluated ... More

    pp. 830-837

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  12. Teachers' talk of experiencing: Conflict, resistance and agency

    Annalisa Sannino

    This article draws on the concept of experiencing to highlight a positive connection between resistance and agency, and its potential for teachers' professional development and educational change. ... More

    pp. 838-844

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  13. Recent tensions and challenges in teacher education as manifested in curriculum discourse

    Päivi Hökkä, Anneli Eteläpelto & Helena Rasku-Puttonen

    This study seeks to contribute to discussions on the development of teacher education by analysing teacher educators' talk concerning curriculum reform. The curriculum is understood as a mediating ... More

    pp. 845-853

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  14. Towards a collaborative, interactionist model of teacher change

    Raimo Kaasila & Anneli Lauriala

    The aim of this article is to extend the scope of the models of teacher change to an interactionist view which co-ordinates sociocultural and constructivist perspectives. Accordingly our focus will... More

    pp. 854-862

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  15. Evidence of impact: Transforming teacher education with preparing tomorrow's teachers to teach with technology (PT3) grants

    Drew Polly, Clif Mims, Craig E. Shepherd & Fethi Inan

    This article uses the framework of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK; Mishra & Koehler, 2006) to analyze findings across projects from the U.S. Department of Education's... More

    pp. 863-870

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  16. Teachers' instructional planning for computer-supported collaborative learning: Macro-scripts as a pedagogical method to facilitate collaborative learning

    Raija Hämäläinen & Päivi Häkkinen

    Technological tools challenge teachers' pedagogical activities. The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in education should help teachers integrate new pedagogical methods into ... More

    pp. 871-877

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  17. Pre-service teachers' use of reading strategies in their own readings and future classrooms

    Hayati Akyol & Mustafa Ulusoy

    The main purpose of this study was to determine pre-service teachers' use of reading strategies in their own readings. In addition, pre-service teachers' use of these strategies in their future... More

    pp. 878-884

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  18. Preservice physical education teachers' attributes related to teaching a student labeled ADHD

    Hyun-Kyoung Oh, Terry L. Rizzo, Hosung So, Dong-Hwa Chung, Sung-Je Park & Qiang Lei

    This study assessed the association between preservice teacher-related variables [i.e., age, adapted physical education (APE) and special education (SPED) coursework, experience teaching students... More

    pp. 885-890

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  19. Science curriculum and teacher education: The role of presuppositions, contradictions, controversies and speculations vs Kuhn's ‘normal science’

    Mansoor Niaz

    Kuhn (1970) considered textbooks to be good 'pedagogical vehicles' for the perpetuation of ‘normal science’. Collins (2000) has pointed out a fundamental contradiction with respect to... More

    pp. 891-899

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  20. Actors and act-ers: Enhancing inclusion and diversity in teaching and teacher education through the validation of quiet teaching

    Steve Collins & Hermia Ting

    We find that Teacher Education attracts, in addition to those outgoing students who are at ease in front of a group of people, a number of student teachers who are often quiet, reserved, shy, or... More

    pp. 900-905

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