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Yurtseven, Nihal – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
Professional development is an ongoing process in which teachers review their teaching practices and learn how to respond to their students' needs. To make the professional development process more effective, we need to define the identity of a teacher correctly and clarify the perspective about teachers' professional development. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Investigations, Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development, Qualitative Research
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Bender, Elena; Schaper, Niclas; Caspersen, Michael E.; Margaritis, Melanie; Hubwieser, Peter – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
How teachers are able to adapt to a changing environment is essentially dependent on their beliefs and motivational orientations. The development of these aspects in the context of professional competence takes place during teachers' educational phase and professional practice. The overall understanding of professional competence for teaching…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Competencies, Computer Science Education
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Reyes-Guerra, Daniel; Lochmiller, Chad R. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2016
Florida's Race to the Top (RTTT) competition invited university-district partnerships to compete for funds aimed at improving principal preparation programs. In this article, we report findings from a qualitative case study focused on one program partnership funded by RTTT. Drawing upon interviews with faculty and relevant documents, we conducted…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
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Featro, Susan Mary; DiGregorio, Daniela – TESL-EJ, 2016
Theories on emerging technologies have stated that using blogs in the classroom can engage students in discussion, support peer learning, and improve students' literacy skills. Research has pointed to many ways that blogging is beneficial to student learning when used as an instructional tool. The researchers conducted a project that investigated…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Masters Degrees
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Silina-Jasjukevica, Gunta; Briška, Ilze – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
There is much research and educational practices at all levels of education on how to deal with promoting acceptance and understanding between different cultures. A cultural study forms an important part of shaping intercultural understanding. "The aim" of the research is to analyze an innovative way of incorporating cultural studies in…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Multicultural Education, Intercultural Programs, Teacher Education Programs
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Yaylaci, Ali Faruk – Education, 2016
This study intends to explore the perspectives of school administrators, teachers, and parents on the rights and responsibilities of teachers and parents in terms of organizational citizenship. The study was designed as a qualitative research. The study group consisted of 95 participants in total (20 school administrators, 20 teachers, 15 parents,…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Teacher Rights, Teacher Responsibility, Parent Rights
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Ari, Sinan; Ünal, Emre – College Student Journal, 2016
The need for and employment of qualified teachers have always been in the agenda since the foundation of our country. It is aimed with this study to reveal the convenience of the Content Knowledge Test for Teaching (CKTT), which was first held in 2014, in terms of the content of the classroom teaching undergraduate programs, general competencies…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Tests, Undergraduate Students, Teacher Competencies
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Dickey, Michele D. – Interactive Learning Environments, 2015
The purpose of this study is to investigate teachers' perceptions of the integration of digital games for K-12 education. Specifically, this qualitative investigation focuses on reflective dialogued gathered from a group of K-12 educators about their experiences and perceptions of learning about and playing digital games for teaching and learning.…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Qualitative Research, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Lang, Catherine; Neal, Deborah; Karvouni, Maria; Chandler, Debbie – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
We present a sustainable and innovative model for pre-service teacher paired professional placements called the Teaching School model. The Teaching School model was piloted initially in partnership with a Metropolitan University and a P-12 College located in Melbourne's northern suburbs in 2013. It was expanded in 2014 to capitalise on an existing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Development Schools, Preservice Teachers, Partnerships in Education
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Hurst, Sara D.; Conner, Nathan W.; Stripling, Christopher T.; Blythe, Jessica; Giorgi, Aaron; Rubenstein, Eric D.; Futrell, Angel; Jenkins, Jenny; Roberts, T. Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
A team of nine researchers from the United States spent 10 days exploring the formal agricultural education system in Trinidad and Tobago from primary education through postgraduate education. Data were collected from interviews and observations from students, teachers/instructors, and agricultural producers. The team concluded that (a) the people…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Kemp, Andrew T.; Preston, John; Page, C. Steven; Harper, Rebecca; Dillard, Benita; Flynn, Joseph; Yamaguchi, Misato – Qualitative Report, 2014
Technology is often touted as the savior of education (Collins & Haverson, 2009). However, is technology the panacea that it is made out to be? This paper is an extended conversation among a group of faculty members at three different universities and their attitudes and beliefs about technology and education. Three professors shared their…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Teacher Attitudes
Taylor, Cheryl; McNaney-Funk, Claire; Jardine, Don; Lehman, Geannette; Fok-Chan, Evelyn – Online Submission, 2014
Studies have shown that teachers appreciate intrinsic rewards, such as student achievement, positive relationships with students, self-growth, and mastery of professional skills, far greater than extrinsic motivators, like holidays and salary (Plihal, 1981; Plihal, 1982; Ashiedu & Scott-Ladd, 2012; Baleghizadeh & Gordani, 2012). This paper…
Descriptors: Rewards, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Hu, Ran; Baumann, James F. – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2014
The purpose of this study was to describe teachers' perspectives and comments about their reading curriculum and instruction at different school levels. A brief historical examination of the English instruction and the contemporary education policies in China was provided. Twelve Chinese teachers of English at different schools levels participated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Reading Instruction
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DeMulder, Elizabeth K.; Stribling, Stacia M.; Day, Monimalika – Teaching Education, 2014
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to examine ways that a multicultural perspective using critical literacy practices engaged practicing teachers to rethink and re-vision oppressive hegemonic structures and attitudes regarding immigrant students and their families and helped them to develop as critical educators. In the context of a…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Teaching Methods, Qualitative Research
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Clayton, Jennifer K. – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2014
This study examined the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for aspiring school leaders from the perspective of university faculty in educational administration programs and acting school administrators and teacher leaders. Additionally, I sought to understand the congruence and/or dissonance between university faculty in educational…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, College Faculty, Teacher Leadership, Skill Analysis
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