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In this study, the authors were interested to understand their practice as teacher educators. The authors argue that from their reflections on their own experiences, they now better understand the power of their personal apprenticeships of observation over their teaching practices.
Updated: Oct. 28, 2018
Initial Epistemological Beliefs Transformation in One Teacher Education Classroom: Case Study of Four Preservice Teachers
Education literature suggests that preservice teachers hold similar initial beliefs, viewing the teacher as the authority figure passing knowledge to the students. In consistency with constructivist practice, these beliefs should be challenged to enable the preservice teachers to develop alternative ideas, seeing the students capable of constructing knowledge with the help of the teacher. This study examined the beliefs of four preservice teachers in an introduction methods course. The results showed that the four participants had different epistemological beliefs, some beliefs being more resistant to change than others.
Updated: Nov. 29, 2010