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Hayler, Mike; Williams, Judy – Studying Teacher Education, 2018
In this self-study, we look at the contribution made towards our professional learning through an aspect of teacher education work that is not commonly featured in the research literature: exploring the implications of our work as co-editors of an international collection about teacher educators' journeys of professional becoming. Through this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Editing, Collaborative Writing, Writing (Composition)
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Berry, Amanda; Forgasz, Rachel – Studying Teacher Education, 2018
This article is inspired simultaneously by the metaphor of professional knowledge landscapes and our experiences of the transformative potential of self-study methodology. We argue for the unique potential of self-study research, as a means not only for teacher educators to develop their pedagogy, but also to leave the mark of their experiences on…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Figurative Language
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Forgasz, Rachel – Studying Teacher Education, 2017
The practicum is an important part of teacher education and has been widely studied from a variety of perspectives, including teacher candidates, associate or cooperating teachers, and supervisors. In this issue of "Studying Teacher Education," each author has written a self-study describing a personal journey of coming to understand…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Practicums, Educational Attitudes
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Forgasz, Rachel; McDonough, Sharon – Studying Teacher Education, 2017
Embodied pedagogies offer methodological and pedagogical possibilities for exploring and understanding the emotional and embodied dimensions of teaching and learning to teach. In this paper we present a collaborative self-study that examines what we have learned about the nature, value and facilitation of embodied pedagogies through our…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teacher Educators, Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
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McDonough, Sharon – Studying Teacher Education, 2017
The work of teacher educators is complex and multifaceted and requires knowledge of pedagogy and practice in both schools and teacher education institutions. This complexity, combined with calls for teacher educators to work in close partnership with schools, sees some in teacher education working in hybrid roles and across the boundaries of…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers
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Williams, Judy; Grierson, Arlene – Studying Teacher Education, 2016
This collaborative self-study details the experiences of an Australian teacher educator and a Canadian teacher educator, who led teacher candidates on international practicum placements to the Cook Islands and Kenya respectively. Focusing on critical incidents, they collaboratively analyzed dilemmas that occurred when providing professional…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Critical Incidents Method, Teacher Education, Practicums
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Auld, Glenn; Ridgway, Avis; Williams, Judy – Studying Teacher Education, 2013
This article reports on a self-study of teacher educators involved in a preservice teacher unit on literacy. In this study the teacher educators provided the preservice teachers with digital oral feedback about their final unit of work. Rather than marking written work as individual lecturers, we collaboratively read each assignment and recorded a…
Descriptors: Assignments, Feedback (Response), Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Educators
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Brandenburg, Robyn; Gervasoni, Ann – Studying Teacher Education, 2012
The ethical practice underpinning self-study research has been addressed extensively in the literature of self-study of teacher education practices. Less attention has been paid to how researchers deal with ethical tensions and dilemmas when they arise unexpectedly during self-study research. In this article, we examine how the extrapolation and…
Descriptors: Ethics, Standards, Praxis, Critical Incidents Method
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McDonough, Sharon; Brandenburg, Robyn – Studying Teacher Education, 2012
The role of university-based mentors providing support for pre-service teachers (PSTs) on professional experience placements has long been an element of teacher education programs. These mentors often face challenging situations as they confront their own assumptions about teaching and learning, while also supporting PSTs who may be experiencing…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Mentors, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries
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Aubusson, Peter; Griffin, Janette; Steele, Frances – Studying Teacher Education, 2010
Reflection is critical to successful pre-service teacher learning, but it is hard to teach and difficult for students to conceptualize. This article reports a self-study, with others, where a practitioner and colleagues scrutinized an intervention in teacher education. The study employed design-based methodology to examine an intervention in a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Intervention, Focus Groups, Cooperative Learning
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Wood, Denise; Borg, Tracey – Studying Teacher Education, 2010
This paper examines the transition that classroom teachers experience moving into the academy as teacher educators, considering the change in professional identity and the subsequent alignment of situational and substantial selves. We outline the findings of a qualitative case study that utilised self-study and teacher narrative to explore the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Career Change, Teacher Educators
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Schuck, Sandy – Studying Teacher Education, 2009
This article examines the findings of a research program that investigated primary school mathematics teaching by graduates of the teacher education program at the University of Technology Sydney. The research comprised two distinct studies, one examining the experiences of student teachers in our teacher education program and the other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Mathematics, Teacher Education Programs, Program Evaluation
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Hoban, Garry F.; Butler, Sue; Lesslie, Loraine – Studying Teacher Education, 2007
In this study a teacher educator worked with two elementary teachers to facilitate a self-study of their learning during a professional development programme. The programme extended for 6 months and was underpinned by four learning processes--reflection, sharing, action and feedback. The two teachers documented their learning experiences and were…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teacher Educators, Elementary School Teachers, Professional Development