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A study exploring approaches and practices of peer evaluation is outlined in this article. Participants evaluated peers, before and after identifying their own perspectives on teaching, and after attending a workshop detailing five perspectives on teaching. Analyses of results reveal that preconceived notions regarding good teaching practices and personal teaching practices tend to influence the assessments of peer teachers.
Updated: Feb. 10, 2008
Filipino Pre-service Education Students' Preconceptions of Teacher Roles Viewed through a Metaphorical Lens
A study of 125 teacher education students from the Philippines examined their ideas on what a teacher is, through metaphorical images constructed by the students. The images were listed, tallied, analyzed and categorized to explore meaningful patterns and themes. Results show preconceptions in knowledge source, direction-setter, character-formatter, change agent and learner.
Updated: Jan. 09, 2008