ERIC Number: EJ625739
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Beginning Teachers Becoming Professionals through Action Research.
Ginns, Ian; Heirdsfield, Ann; Atweh, Bill; Watters, James J.
Educational Action Research, v9 n1 p111-33 2001
Describes an Australian study designed to promote professional growth of beginning elementary teachers through participatory action research. Beginning teachers collaborated with university faculty, forming action research groups which focused on specific aspects of teaching. Data from teacher journals, reports, and meetings indicated that participatory action research supported beginning teachers and enhanced their professional growth during the first teaching year. (SM)
Descriptors: Action Research, Beginning Teachers, College Faculty, College School Cooperation, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Researchers
Triangle Journals Limited, P.O. Box 65, Wallingford, Oxford OX10 OYG, U.K.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia