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Cliff Hodges, Gabrielle – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2016
The poet, Seamus Heaney, argues that transformations for both teachers and students may be engendered through recognising the connections and distinctions between the language of poetry and the language of everyday life. This article explores some of the ways in which choral reading of poetry, using multiple voices like musical instruments, may…
Descriptors: Poetry, Oral Reading, Secondary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Avis, James; Wright, Carole; Fisher, Pamela; Swindell, Steve; Locke, Abigail – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2011
This article draws on a small-scale case study of English pre- and in-service Further Education (FE) trainee teachers from a northern university. It explores their understanding of notions of well-being and health. In particular, it examines trainees' orientation to care as well as their constructions of learners. It analyses two contradictory but…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Vocational Education, Trainees, Universities
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Colclough, Nicholas Denys; Lock, Roger; Soares, Allan – International Journal of Science Education, 2011
This study focussed on secondary school (11-18 years) pre-service teachers' (n = 73) knowledge of and attitudes towards risks associated with alpha, beta, and gamma radiations. A multi-method approach was used with physics, chemistry, biology, and history graduates undertaking the one-year initial teacher training, Post Graduate Certificate in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Knowledge Level, Graduates, Physics