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ERIC Number: EJ1106692
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1657-0790
Unveiling Pre-Service Teachers' Attitudes toward Teaching: The Role of Pedagogical Practicums
Morales Cortés, Yimer Andrés
PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, v18 n2 p47-61 Jul-Dec 2016
This article reports a research developed at Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia with a group of pre-service teachers that was immersed in an English teaching practicum. The main purpose of this inquiry was to find out the role that practicum exerted on novice teachers' attitudes towards teaching. Data were collected through interviews, questionnaires, verbal reports, and artifacts. The results evidenced the English practicum provided the teachers being trained opportunities to consider what teaching entails. Thus, the participants were able to reflect, develop awareness, positive attitudes, and satisfaction towards their teaching practice.
Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Carrera 30 No. 45-03 Ciudad Universitaria, Bogotá, Colombia. Tel: +571-3165000 Ext.16780; Fax: +571-3165000 Ext.16780 or 16773; e-mail: rprofile_fchbog@unal.edu.co; Web site: http://www.revistas.unal.edu.co/index.php/profile
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Colombia