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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 37, Number 8

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Number of articles: 6

  1. The architecture of professional development: materials, messages and meaning

    Paul V. Bredeson

    As an aesthetic form, architecture deals with the creation and definition of space expressed in buildings and other physical structures. The Colosseum in Rome, Notre Dame in Paris, and the United... More

    pp. 661-675

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  2. School reform and transitions in teacher professionalism and identity

    Christopher Day

    In this paper transitions in the operational definitions of professionalism over the last 20 years will be discussed. As a consequence of (imposed) changes in the control of curriculum and... More

    pp. 677-692

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  3. Professional community and the problem of high school reform

    Judith Warren Little

    A two-year qualitative study of mathematics and English teachers in two urban comprehensive high schools investigated how teacher community serves as resource for teacher development and school... More

    pp. 693-714

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  4. Restructuring schools as a context for teacher learning

    Jeroen Imants

    The two questions in this chapter are whether school restructuring promotes or constrains the professional development of teachers and which mechanisms for workplace learning appear to enhance the ... More

    pp. 715-732

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  5. Situating teacher development: the view from two teachers’ perspectives

    Richard D Sawyer

    Using a narrative inquiry methodology, this 10-year study examined the situated nature of two teachers’ development. Research questions examined how the teachers situated their own learning, how... More

    pp. 733-753

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  6. Micropolitical literacy: reconstructing a neglected dimension in teacher development

    Geert Kelchtermans & Katrijn Ballet

    Teachers’ professional learning takes place in an organisational context, in which issues of power, influence, and control can play an important part. In this article, we argue that learning how to... More

    pp. 755-767

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