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ERIC Number: EJ1234530
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0260-7476
Enhancing Student Teacher Motivation through Mentor Feedback on Practicum Reports: A Case Study
Lin, Zhong; Wu, Bin; Wang, Feng; Yang, Dangling
Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, v45 n5 p605-607 2019
Drawing on data from semi-structured interviews, this case study enquires into the methods employed by a Chinese teacher mentor of English as a Foreign Language to give feedback on practicum reports to poorly motivated student teachers. Data analysis showed that the mentor provided written comments mainly on empowered motivation with a focus on the reflection section. The findings also revealed that the mentor patterned her feedback with 'praise-suggestion' to shape student teachers' identity emotionally and ethically.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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