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ERIC Number: EJ1104533
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Indonesian EFL Teachers Professional Knowledge Development during Their Participation in TSG: A Case Study
Munifatullah, Feni; Musthafa, Bachrudin; Sundayana, Wachyu
English Language Teaching, v9 n8 p62-72 2016
The study examines three new EFL teachers professional knowledge development through discussion in a "Teacher Study Group" ("TSG") in Indonesian (Asian) context. These three participants have less than five year-teaching experience and teach junior high schools in Bandarlampung in the time of the study. The data were collected through audio-visual recorded observation of TSG sessions teaching practice. They were converted into written transcription. The analysis signifies that group discussion recalls participants' case knowledge from distant experience while group reflection explores participants' practical knowledge from their own immediate practice. Some of the knowledge is still fragmented and some has been integrated into pedagogical content knowledge (PCK). Both TSG group theme-based discussion and collaborative reflection manage to explore participants' professional knowledge.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Junior High Schools; Secondary Education; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indonesia