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ERIC Number: EJ822553
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
Views on Using Portfolio in Teacher Education
Imhof, Margarete; Picard, Christin
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v25 n1 p149-154 Jan 2009
The usage of portfolio methods to document professional development in teaching is increasing in Germany, but despite its proliferation, the issue of how the effects of portfolio methods can be determined has received little attention. This paper investigates the acceptance of portfolio by the pre-service teachers (N = 144, 112 female) and the effects of portfolio on their professional attitudes and competences. In addition, N = 15 teacher educators were interviewed on their assessment of the portfolio method. Results suggest that the efficiency of the portfolio method depends both on personal competences and on the framing within the training program. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Germany