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Anagnostopoulos, Dorothea; Levine, Thomas; Roselle, Rene; Lombardi, Allison – Teaching Education, 2018
University-based teacher education faces intensifying pressure to prove its effectiveness. This has prompted renewed interest in program redesign. In this article, we argue that enacting meaningful redesign requires university-based teacher educators to learn new ways of thinking and acting not only with teacher candidates but also with their…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Education, Program Design, Educational Innovation
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Chen, Yuan; Peng, Jing – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
This brief article reports on a professional development programme aiming to provide professional training and support to EMI teachers in a university in China. Drawing on interview data with five participants, the findings show that the programme improved the teachers' self-efficacy by guiding teachers to think about the nature of EMI and its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Self Efficacy
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Ara, Kaukab; Akbar, Aisha – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2016
This paper is an effort to explore the impact of moonlighting practices on job satisfaction of teachers of public sector universities of the province of Punjab and Federal Capital. Only main campuses of universities were included and the sample of the study consisted of all four categories of university teachers, Professors, Associate Professors,…
Descriptors: Multiple Employment, Job Satisfaction, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Oolbekkink-Marchand, H. W.; Van Driel, J. H.; Verloop, N. – Teaching in Higher Education, 2014
Many factors play a role in the successful transition of students from secondary to university education: one of them is the (university) teacher. In this study the similarities and differences in the perspectives on teaching and learning of secondary and university teachers were investigated. A survey was performed among 675 teachers. Three…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Secondary School Teachers, Beliefs, Credibility
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Cheng, Xiangli – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
Drawing on narrative inquiry, the present study aims to investigate the trajectory of identity formation of EFL university teachers. Two types of data are collected. One type comes from life histories of Hyland (2014), Nunan (2011) and Widdowson (2009), and the other type comes from semi-structured interviews with three excellent university…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Self Concept
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Li, Zheng; Rubie-Davies, Christine M. – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2018
This study was designed to investigate the bases of teacher expectations in higher education. The first author interviewed 20 university teachers from an English-as-a-foreign-language course, exploring their expectations for the first-year undergraduates in their classes. The grounded theory method was adopted to analyse the data that had been…
Descriptors: Teacher Expectations of Students, College Faculty, English Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Korhonen, Vesa; Törmä, Sirpa – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2016
The aim of this qualitative study was to identify teachers' ways of experiencing their identity and development challenges as teachers in the social and professional context of university. Identity and development as a teacher were examined based on interviews and drawings of career paths collected from a group of university teachers representing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teaching (Occupation), Professional Identity
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Lei, Jiang; Lin, Yuewu – English Language Teaching, 2018
Mediation theory facilitates teachers and students to tackle the barriers in English teaching and learning process. It offers a sound systematic theoretical fort on which teachers could rely, redefines teachers' roles and functionings in the process of learners' cognitive development and growing self-regulations. The famous psychologist Lev…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Khan, Shafqat; Shah, Syed Manzoor Hussain; Khan, Tariq Mahmood – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2018
The purpose of this analytical descriptive study was to investigate the attitudes of university teachers towards their research activities. Faculty of the public sector general universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the population of the study. Stratified random sampling was used to select a sample of 240 faculty members from six randomly selected…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Researchers, Teacher Attitudes, Incentives
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Ruiz-Esparza Barajas, Elizabeth; Medrano Vela, Cecilia Araceli; Zepeda Huerta, Jesús Helbert Karim – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2016
This study reports on the first stage of a larger joint research project undertaken by five universities in Mexico to explore university teachers' thinking about out-of-class teamwork. Data from interviews were analyzed using open and axial coding. Although results suggest a positive perception towards teamwork, the study unveiled important…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teamwork, Coding
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Maher, Damian; Schuck, Sandy; Perry, Rachel – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
This article reports on a study in which teachers, university teacher educators and a software company formed a learning community which provided a mechanism for knowledge exchange regarding pedagogical approaches using mobile technologies. The study employed an interpretivist methodology. The findings indicated that the collaboration promoted…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, School Business Relationship, College Faculty, Teachers
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Kazzemi, Akram; Narafshan, Mehry Haddad – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2014
This paper is a try to investigate the attitudes of English language university teachers in Kerman (Iran) toward computer technology and find the hidden factors that make university teachers avoid using technology in English language teaching. 30 university teachers participated in this study. A questionnaire and semi-structured interview were…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Faculty
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Guillen, Lorena; Zeichner, Ken – Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This article examines the experiences of a group of nine community-based mentors of teacher candidates who partnered for several years through a local, community-based organization with the graduate elementary and secondary teacher education programs at a research university in the Pacific Northwest. Following a brief discussion of the history of…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Huo, Mingkui – International Journal of Higher Education, 2013
The knowledge-sharing activity is a major drive force behind the progress and innovation of university teacher team. Based on the evolutionary game theory, this article analyzes the knowledge-sharing process model of this team, studies the influencing mechanism of various factors such as knowledge aggregate gap, incentive coefficient and risk…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Sharing Behavior, College Faculty, Team Teaching
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Shaikh, Zaffar Ahmed; Khoja, Shakeel Ahmed – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
This paper presents the results of research using an online Delphi method, which aimed to explore university teacher roles and readiness for learner-centred pedagogy, driven by personal learning environments (PLEs). Using a modified Policy Delphi technique, a group of researchers worked with 34 international experts who are university teachers by…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Teaching Methods, Teacher Role, Readiness
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