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International Journal of Teacher Education and Professional Development

January 2018 Volume 1, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. A Study on Effectiveness of Student Professor Relationship: With Special Reference to Colleges in Bangalore

    V Chitra, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore, India; Ritty Francis, St. Joseph's College, Bangalore, India

    The scholastic field witnesses both teachers and students having the same purpose i.e., learning and to be successful in this they need to strive together. Teacher holds the ever-wavering mind of a... More

    pp. 1-20

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  2. A Self-Study of Factors Affecting the Collaboration Between University and School Professionals

    Lucila Rudge, University of Montana, Missoula, United States

    Self-study research is aimed at making explicit the knowledge of practice gained through systematic investigation of one's professional practices. This self-study examines the collaborative... More

    pp. 21-35

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  3. Being a Chinese Teacher in a Rural Primary School in Tibet: A Narrative Inquiry of a Han Chinese Teacher's Identity Development

    Chaoran Wang, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, United States

    China is a multi-ethnic country with one majority ethnic group (i.e. the Hans) and fifty-five minority groups. Nowadays Mandarin is a required course in Tibetan schools, and there are many Han... More

    pp. 36-47

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  4. School Ready: Helping Families to Plan, Practice, and Prepare for School

    Cheryl Slattery, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, United States

    This article presents an innovative organizational design with the action oriented goal to get families involved in their children's literacy development prior to the start of formal schooling. A... More

    pp. 48-57

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  5. Teaching English Language Learners: A Mainstream Response to Rural Teacher Preparation

    Kelly Moser, Daina Zhu, Ha Nguyen & Emily Williams, Mississippi State University, Starkville, United States

    English language learners (ELLs) are increasingly placed in classes with mainstream teachers lacking training and experience to teach diverse populations. Rural areas are being characterized by a... More

    pp. 58-75

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  6. Examining the Psychometric Properties of the Standards Assessment Inventory

    William Merchant, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, United States; Kaita Ciampa & Zora Wolfe, Widener University, Chester, United States

    The purpose of this article is to assess the psychometric properties of the Standards Assessment Inventory (SAI) in order to confirm its construct validity using modern statistical procedures. The ... More

    pp. 76-88

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