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Jedemark, Marie – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This article aims to highlight how a scientific and critical approach is used in assessment dialogues during the last period of a practical, school-based teacher education programme. The result is based on 13 assessment dialogues conducted in a course at a Swedish university, where one of the course objectives is to, 'in a scientific way, analyse…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Teacher Educators
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O'Neill, D. Kevin – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This paper provides teachers and teacher educators with food for thought by developing a broad, contemporary re-evaluation of the often-used analogy between teaching and the theatre. It does so by synthesizing insights from scholarly works in education with insights from writing about theatre, including both historical work and published…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Teaching Conditions, Online Courses, Teacher Educators
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Unterhalter, Elaine – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017
The article argues teachers matter because of their potential to engage in critical reflection on values associated with connecting the local, the national and the global. Their practice can support those who are dislocated, and who have no place. Teachers matter because they can help us understand how we share humanity and aspirations across many…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Reflection, Critical Thinking, Values
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Chen, Xiangming; Wei, Ge; Jiang, Shuling – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017
Previous research concerning teacher practical knowledge has revealed its epistemological foundations, content structure and research methodology, but little research examines its ethical dimension. Based on a four-year project in China, this study probes the ethical dimension of an experienced teacher's practical knowledge, explicated in a…
Descriptors: Ethics, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Epistemology
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Gravett, Sarah; de Beer, Josef; Odendaal-Kroon, Rika; Merseth, Katherine K. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017
This paper reports on a qualitative enquiry into the affordances of case-based teaching for the professional learning of student-teachers. The context is a first-year foundational course in a four-year undergraduate teacher education programme, offered by an urban university in Johannesburg, South Africa, with a student enrolment of close to 700…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Affordances, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Preservice Teacher Education
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Hanley, Chris; Brown, Tony – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017
What might a distinct university contribution to teacher education look like? This paper tracks a group of prospective teachers making the transition from undergraduate to teacher on a one-year school-based postgraduate course. The study employs a practitioner research methodological framework where teacher learning is understood as a process of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Canrinus, Esther T.; Bergem, Ole Kristian; Klette, Kirsti; Hammerness, Karen – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017
This study draws upon survey data of 486 student teachers from five different programmes based in five different countries (one programme in each country), and programmes that have varied in their efforts to become more coherent. We explore students' perceptions of the coherence within their teacher education programmes and across the five…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Student Attitudes, Teacher Education, Statistical Analysis
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Schmidt, William H.; Burroughs, Nathan A.; Cogan, Leland S.; Houang, Richard T. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017
International comparative studies in education provide a fresh perspective on K-12 education policy by enabling countries to learn from each other's approaches. The recently conducted Teacher Education and Development Study--Mathematics provides a worldwide lens by which to examine the role of subject-matter in the preparation of US teachers of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, International Education, Educational Policy, Comparative Analysis
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Stoller, Aaron – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2015
This essay examines the shared philosophical foundations of Fredrick W. Taylor's scientific management principles and the contemporary learning outcomes movement (LOM). It analyses the shared philosophical ground between the focal point of Taylor's system--"the task"--and the conceptualization and deployment of "learning…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Educational Assessment
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Vanassche, Eline; Kelchtermans, Geert – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2015
This article reports on a systematic review of the Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices research literature published between 1990 and 2012. Self-study research refers to teacher educators researching their practice with the purpose of improving it, making explicit and validating their professional expertise and, at the same time,…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Groups), Teacher Education, Literature Reviews, Educational Research
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Baker, David P. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2015
Michael Young's recent paper in this journal is correct; there is a profound crisis in curriculum theory, and to be intellectually viable into the future the field must strive to "bring back" in empirical study of curriculum. Also by ignoring the empirical content of knowledge and access to it in mass education systems throughout the…
Descriptors: Criticism, Futures (of Society), Educational Theories, Educational History
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Yemini, Miri; Yardeni-Kuperberg, Oria; Natur, Nazie – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2015
This study reveals the views of future teachers from Israeli-Jewish and Palestinian-Arab communities regarding the desired school history curricula. We applied a quantitative and qualitative survey to a sample of 528 students studying in teachers' preparation programmes in three higher education institutions: one research university with a large…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Conflict, Jews, Arabs
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Lundgren, Ulf P. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2015
Michael Young's article "Overcoming the crisis in curriculum theory: a knowledge-based approach" ("JCS, 45", 2) is discussed from the starting point that the claimed crisis is constructed from a decisive solution, that is the solution determines what is a crisis. But curriculum research and curriculum theory are in need of…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Research
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Alliaud, Andrea; Feeney, Silvina María – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2015
Over the last decades, teachers have often been identified as 'key' players for the improvement of education systems. The successive waves of reform taking place in Latin America since the 1990s have aimed at initial and continuous teacher training. The main changes intended to improve the quality and lengthen the duration of initial teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational Change, Educational Quality
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Shim, Jenna Min – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2014
Juxtaposing the concepts of screen memory, counter-transference and the holding environment within psychoanalytic theory, this essay explores the author's emotional experience, who begins the exploration by asking several questions. What happens to a teacher's emotional world and her consciousness in the process of trying to shift…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Emotional Experience, Teacher Educators, Teacher Education
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