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Understanding Teacher Education
By James Calderhead

Understanding Teacher Education

Case Studies in the Professional Development of Beginning Teachers

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Understanding Teacher Education by James Calderhead

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This text reports a study of 20 student primary teachers, 10 on a conventional PGCE course and 10 on a school-based articled teacher training course. documenting their learning experiences over a two year period, the authors explore the factors that facilitate or impede the students' learning as teachers. In drawing upon these case studies together with existing theoretical models of professional development, the authors distinguish several key characteristics of learning to teach and discuss the implications of these for the design of effective school- based teacher education courses.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750703987
ISBN-10: 0750703989
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 241
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Understanding Teacher Education by James Calderhead Understanding Teacher Education, Paperback (April 1997)

Based on a study of 20 student primary teachers, 10 on a conventional PGCE course and 10 on a school-based teacher training course, this text explores topics such as the factors that may facilitate or impede the training of student teachers, and the design of effective teacher education courses.

Conceptualising Reflection in Teacher Development by James Calderhead Conceptualising Reflection in Teacher Development, Hardback (February 1993)

Highlights popular debates about the contribution of reflection to teacher education and emphasizes the role of the mentor in facilitating teachers' professional development. Each chapter is concerned with exploring the concept of reflection and considering its contributions to teacher education.

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