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

January 2009 Volume 25, Number 1

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Number of articles: 25

  1. Teachers’ sanction in the classroom: Effect of age, experience, gender and academic context

    Véronique Salvano-Pardieu, Roger Fontaine, Badiâa Bouazzaoui & Faith Florer

    The moral judgement of sanction in teaching and disciplinary practices was studied in a group of 222 teachers to determine the factors that affect sanction in the classroom. Factors studied... More

    pp. 1-11

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  2. Teacher behaviour and student outcomes: Suggestions for research on teacher training and professional development

    L. Kyriakides, B.P.M. Creemers & P. Antoniou

    The study reported here examines whether teaching skills included in the dynamic model of educational effectiveness can be grouped into types of teacher behaviour and whether these types are... More

    pp. 12-23

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  3. Pasifika students: teachers and parents voice their perceptions of what provides supports and barriers to Pasifika students' achievement in literacy and learning

    Jo Fletcher, Faye Parkhill, Amosa Fa'afoi, Leali'ie'e Tufulasi Taleni & Bridget O'Regan

    The changing ethnic population of schools in New Zealand challenges our educators to respond proactively in reviewing how students from minority groups develop effective literacy and learning... More

    pp. 24-33

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  4. Teacher investment in learner identity

    Jenelle Reeves

    From a sociocultural perspective, teacher identity is constructed in relation to others, including other teachers and students. Drawing on positioning theory and the concept of investment, this... More

    pp. 34-41

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  5. Internal and external factors shaping educational beliefs of high school teachers of “sacred” subjects to girls

    Shira Iluz & Yisrael Rich

    This research investigated pedagogical beliefs of teachers of “sacred” school subjects, curricular topics that the school community deems culturally valued, unassailable and inviolate. Two hundred ... More

    pp. 42-51

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  6. International field experiences: The impact of class, gender and race on the perceptions and experiences of preservice teachers

    Erik Malewski & JoAnn Phillion

    We explore ways class, gender and race complicate perceptions and experiences of preservice teachers during an international field experience in Honduras. Data were collected over 5 years through... More

    pp. 52-60

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  7. Catalyzing student–teacher interactions and teacher learning in science practical formative assessment with digital video technology

    Aik Ling Tan & Phillip A. Towndrow

    This paper reports how a teacher–researcher partnership examined a biology teacher's existing pedagogical practices and attempted, through a task design innovation, to create the circumstances... More

    pp. 61-67

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  8. Coping and buoyancy in the workplace: Understanding their effects on teachers' work-related well-being and engagement

    Philip D. Parker & Andrew J. Martin

    Given the high levels of attrition in the teaching profession there is a need for research to better understand factors that lead to greater teacher well-being and engagement. The present study... More

    pp. 68-75

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  9. Pre-service and in-service teachers' metacognitive knowledge about problem-solving strategies

    Panayiota Metallidou

    The present study based on Antonietti, A., Ignazi, S., & Perego, P. (2000). Metacognitive knowledge about problem-solving methods. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 70, 1–16 methodology... More

    pp. 76-82

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  10. Professional judgment and dispositions in teacher education

    Erskine S. Dottin

    The word “dispositions” has suddenly emerged in the lexicon of teacher educators in the United States of America, and around the globe as found in publications such as The International Journal of ... More

    pp. 83-88

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  11. Understanding teacher learning in secondary education: The relations of teacher activities to changed beliefs about teaching and learning

    Jacobiene A. Meirink, Paulien C. Meijer, Nico Verloop & Theo C.M. Bergen

    In this study, relations between learning activities of teachers and changes in their beliefs were examined. Thirty-four teachers in Dutch secondary education were asked to complete a questionnaire... More

    pp. 89-100

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  12. Exploring the behavioral patterns of an online knowledge-sharing discussion activity among teachers with problem-solving strategy

    Huei-Tse Hou, Yao-Ting Sung & Kuo-En Chang

    The sharing of teaching-related knowledge may help teachers solve a variety of problems that they face, and the appropriate use of online knowledge-sharing activities is expected to assist teachers... More

    pp. 101-108

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  13. University teacher approaches to design and teaching and concepts of learning technologies

    Robert A. Ellis, Jane Hughes, Mark Weyers & Phil Riding

    This study investigates the experience of teaching of 19 teachers who are teaching on university courses involving face-to-face and on-line learning. The teachers are asked about how they think... More

    pp. 109-117

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  14. What and how do student teachers learn during school-based teacher education

    Jaap Buitink

    This study looks at how student teachers learn to teach during school-based teacher education. It explores the changes that occurred in the practical theories of the student teachers and how the... More

    pp. 118-127

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  15. From “Big Ideas” to deliberate action: Curriculum revision and alignment in an American special education teacher preparation program

    Jennifer Bautel Williams, Sarah C. Williams, Debbie Metcalf, Lora Lee Smith Canter, Alana Zambone, Tara Jeffs & Kim Floyd

    Curriculum design is a complicated and time consuming process, especially when considering multiple standards from national, state, and local levels. This is further complicated for teacher... More

    pp. 128-133

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  16. “It enables me to realise my fantasies regarding the practicum”: A preliminary study of an academia–school partnership in Israel

    Gila Vogel & Gilada Avissar

    Models of collaboration between teacher training institutions and Professional Development Schools have become commonplace in general teacher education. These partnerships are less well documented ... More

    pp. 134-140

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  17. HIV/AIDS educators: The challenges and issues for Namibian bachelor of education students

    Sara McGinty & Karen Mundy

    The Life Skills course is offered to Namibian students in grades eight through twelve. It includes lessons on HIV/AIDS, imparting information and equipping them with the necessary psycho-social... More

    pp. 141-148

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  18. Views on using portfolio in teacher education

    Margarete Imhof & Christin Picard

    The usage of portfolio methods to document professional development in teaching is increasing in Germany, but despite its proliferation, the issue of how the effects of portfolio methods can be... More

    pp. 149-154

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  19. Competing views of teaching in a school–university partnership

    Samantha Scribner Bartholomew & Judith Haymore Sandholtz

    This case study examines how differing views on the teacher's role in school reform affected the work of a school–university partnership. The school district and the university had a history of... More

    pp. 155-165

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  20. Developing pre-service teachers understanding of fractions through problem posing

    Zülbiye Toluk-Uçar

    This study investigated the effect of problem posing on the pre-service primary teachers' understanding of fraction concepts enrolled in two different versions of a methods course at a university... More

    pp. 166-175

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