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This study is designed to report the use of action research for the development of early years professional practice by analyzing the pre-project and the post-project video-filmed teaching events. The finding was that action research might support knowledge development in the teacher profession.
Updated: Oct. 05, 2008
A review of research on the impact of professional learning communities on teaching practice and student learning
A review of the impact of professional learning communities (PLCs) on teaching practices and student learning was the subject of ten American studies and one English study. Collective results of the studies suggested that well developed PLCs have positive impact on both teaching practice and student achievement.
Updated: Feb. 05, 2008
Countering insularity in teacher education: academic work on pre-service courses in nursing, social work and teacher education
The issues of second order practice are examined in this article which compares teacher educators and educators of preservice courses for nurses and social workers. The article highlights teaching in higher education, research for scholarship, contribution to the original professional field and service to the university, as elements that bolster professional practices. Another discussion centers around tensions created for professional educators when they consider imperatives of both higher education and professional fields.
Updated: Dec. 25, 2007