International Portal of Teacher Education

Keyword: Expertise
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07.05.2017
Trends in Teacher Education
Teacher Education Futures: Today’s Trends, Tomorrow’s Expectations
This article investigate teacher educators’ views of current trends and their consequences for teacher education futures. The findings reported give voice to the expert participants. The dat...
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15.03.2017
Theories & Approaches
Building Adaptive Expertise and Practice-Based Evidence: Applying the Implementation Stages Framework to Special Education Teacher Preparation
In this paper, the authors describe a capstone project that meets these needs and prepares pre-service special educators for their role in the development of practice-based evidence. These a...
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08.11.2016
Beginning Teachers
Keeping an Eye on Learning: Differences Between Expert and Novice Teachers’ Representations of Classroom Management Events
In this study, the authors created a coding scheme using grounded theory to analyze expert and novice teachers’ verbalizations describing classroom events and their relevance for classroom m...
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14.09.2016
Trends in Teacher Education
Toward Professionalisation or De-Professionalisation? Teacher Education Over the Past 40 Years: A Japanese Retrospection
In this article, the author discusses how to enhance Japanese teacher education. After sketching teacher education from the mid-1940s to the 1960s, he sums up the main topics people discusse...
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12.09.2016
Instruction in Teacher Training
Developing Preservice Teachers’ Expertise in Equitable Assessment for English Learners
This study examines the development of preservice secondary science teachers’ understanding about equitable assessments (EA) as a result of instruction during a methods course and their subs...
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03.07.2016
Mentoring & Supervision
Supporting Mathematics Instruction with an Expert Coaching Model
This paper presents findings from a study in which the author served as an expert coach and provided ongoing support to four elementary school teachers related to employing standards-based ...
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29.12.2015
Teacher Educators
Teaching About Teaching Science: Aims, Strategies, and Backgrounds of Science Teacher Educators
This study focuses on the specific expertise that science teacher educators (TEs) bring into teacher education. The authors were interested to gain insight into teacher educators' aims for t...
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07.12.2014
Mentoring & Supervision
Opportunities to Develop Adaptive Teaching Expertise during Supervisory Conferences
The purpose of this study was to identify the supervision styles and types of discourse used when addressing or failing to address the three specific problems. The findings suggest that stud...
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04.11.2014
Professional Development
What about Language While Equitably Assessing Science?: Case Studies of Preservice Teachers’ Evolving Expertise
The goal of this article was to explore the ways in which language played a role in the teachers’ evolving expertise and enactment of equitable science assessment. The findings revealed that...
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20.07.2014
Theories & Approaches
What Is Design Thinking and Why Is It Important?
Design thinking is generally defined as an analytic and creative process that engages a person in opportunities to experiment, create and prototype models, gather feedback, and redesign. The...
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16.01.2014
Theories & Approaches
The Concept of Coherency in Teaching: Forging an Idea from Professional Literature – A Case Analysis and a Discussion with Experts
The goal of this article is to increase the authors' understanding of the concept ‘coherency in teaching’ as part of the search for a good teacher. The article exposes the concept of coheren...
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16.12.2013
Theories & Approaches
The Psychological Dimension of Transformation in Teacher Learning
This article argues for its central construct – that of transformation – to be understood by teachers and teacher educators in psychological terms. Transformation requires teachers to fashio...
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03.12.2013
Theories & Approaches
Horse Riding 101: The Role of Experience in Reframing Teacher Education Practices
Using self-study approach, the author was interested to learn about teaching teachers. The author positioned herself as a novice in the unfamiliar context of learning to ride a horse. Two th...
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09.10.2013
Assessment & Evaluation
Voyages of Measurement in Education in the Twentieth Century: Experts, Tools and Centres
This article claims that the administration and management of education came to depend on the work of community to solve problems and develop governance and control across the sites and work...
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24.03.2013
Professional Development
How Has Recent Curriculum Reform in China Influenced School-based Teacher Learning? An Ethnographic Study of Two Subject Departments in Shanghai, China
This ethnographic study investigates the impacts of current curriculum reform on teacher learning using two subject departments from two schools in Shanghai, China. This study shows that tea...
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27.02.2013
Mentoring & Supervision
Perspectives of New Trades Tutors: Boundary Crossing between Vocational Identities
The current paper reports on a study of the perspectives of new tutors teaching traditional vocational trades who recently commenced teaching in the Institutes of Technologies and Polytechni...
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30.07.2012
Instruction in Teacher Training
Fostering Meaning-Oriented Learning and Deliberate Practice in Teacher Education
In this article, the authors interviewed twelve expert teacher educators to explore their understanding of the concepts of meaning-oriented learning and deliberate practice. These concepts m...
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24.06.2012
Instruction in Teacher Training
Grading Styles and Disciplinary Expertise: The Mediating Role of the Teacher’s Perception of the Subject Matter
This study examines the mediatory role of the taechers' perception of the subject matter in the relation between their disciplinary expertise and their grading style. Data were collected fr...
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13.03.2012
Beginning Teachers
Bridging the Gap between Expert-Novice Differences: The Model-Based Feedback Approach
The current research aims to add to the body of knowledge about different types of feedback. This paper reports the investigation of different types of automated model-based feedback. The st...
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06.12.2011
Multiculturalism & Diversity
Inside and Outside the Integrated Bilingual Palestinian–Jewish Schools in Israel: Teachers’ Perceptions of Personal, Professional and Political Positioning
This study explored how teachers of the integrated bilingual Palestinian–Jewish schools in Israel construct their school culture in relation to various outside pressures in their attempt to ...
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01.11.2011
Professional Development
Teacher professional leadership in support of teacher professional development
The current evaluation study investigated the results of a professional development initiative for subject specialist teachers seconded to a leadership role in their curriculum areas. The au...
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25.01.2011
Trends in Teacher Education
Expertise, Networks and Indicators: The Construction of the European Strategy in Education
This paper describes the networks of experts involved in the fabrication of indicators and benchmarks supporting the Open Method of Coordination led by the European Commission. In studying i...
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02.12.2009
Trends in Teacher Education
Distinctive Qualities of Expert Teachers
This article attempts to identify the distinctive qualities of successful veteran teachers, referred to as “expert teachers”, which separates them not only from novice teachers but more impo...
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10.11.2009
Teacher Education Programs
Capacity = Expertise x Motivation x Opportunities: Factors in Capacity Building in Teacher Education in England
This article offers an initial account of the Teacher Education Research Network (TERN) designed to test a 'social practices' model for building an educational research infrastructure across...
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11.09.2008
Teacher Educators
Towards the Re-Articulation of the Work of Teacher Educators in Higher Education Institutions in England
The article refers to professional standards for teacher educators for teacher that have develop be the Netherlands and the United States. These standards are used to identify the profession...
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27.08.2008
ICT & Teaching
“A prophet never accepted by their own town”: a teacher's learning trajectory when using technology
This article examines how an experienced elementary school teacher in Singapore, becomes an expert technology user. It highlights major milestones in the teachers trajectory of learning and...
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