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ERIC Number: EJ809200
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
Pre-Service Teachers' Use of the Objective Knowledge Framework for Reflection during Practicum
Chitpin, Stephanie; Simon, Marielle; Galipeau, James
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v24 n8 p2049-2058 Nov 2008
This empirical study, conducted in a Canadian university, argues that the objective knowledge growth framework (OKGF), a self-directed reflective approach, can contribute to the professional development of pre-service teachers in dealing with the complexities of teaching. The paper seeks to answer the following research question: How do pre-service teachers use the OKGF as a self-directed professional development tool to solve teaching practice issues that arise during their practicum? It offers a critical analysis of 24 pre-service teachers' use of the OKGF, as well as the trends in their application and interpretation of the OKGF in solving issues of teaching practice during practicum.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada