ERIC Number: EJ625454
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Personal Practice Theories in the Professional Development of a Beginning High School Chemistry Teacher.
Sweeney, Aldrin E.; Bula, Oleh A.; Cornett, Jeffrey W.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v38 n4 p408-41 Apr 2001
Examines relationships between a beginning high school chemistry teacher's articulated personal practice theories and his actions as demonstrated by his curricular decisions and instructional practices. Describes ways in which the formal articulations of this teacher's personal practice theories lent themselves to his development as teacher and researcher, and proposes this development as a useful model of science teacher practitioner professionalism. (Contains 80 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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