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ERIC Number: EJ1211046
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Apr
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1694-609X
Research Trends in In-Service Science Teacher Professional Development from 2012 to 2016
Aldahmash, Abdulwali H.; Alshamrani, Saeed M.; Alshaya, Fahad S.; Alsarrani, Nawwaf A.
International Journal of Instruction, v12 n2 p163-178 Apr 2019
This paper presents a content analytic approach to research related to in-service science teachers' professional development. The research under consideration was published in four international science education journals and three international conference proceedings specialized in science education from 2012 through 2016. A total of 204 articles (44 published in journals and 160 published in conference proceedings) were examined to identify the fields of concentration within continuous professional development (CPD) programmes, which are; focus of professional development, Types of Professional development, research purposes, research tools, Types of the data, the context of the in-service CPD programmes. The result indicated that there is increasing emphasis on pedagogical content knowledge (PCK), inquiry, problem-solving and thinking. Most of the journals and conferences provide CPD as in-school and long-term training programmes subject to systematic evaluation.
International Journal of Instruction. Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Education, Eskisehir, 26480, Turkey. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia