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Researching Teacher Education Practices: Responding to the Challenges, Demands, and Expectations of Self-Study
The article explores the topic of self-study, and how it is conducted and reported. The authors make an argument for the need for learning through self-study and its documentation, so that it may be accessible to others and meaningful for other preservice teachers and teacher educators. Although the term self-study suggests singular and individual research, the data, research methods, and ideas may contribute greatly to a deeper understanding of the relationships between teaching about teaching and learning about teaching.
Updated: Jan. 07, 2008
This article calls for strengthening self study research and creating a closer connection between self studies research of teacher educators and substantive teacher education research issues. The writer encourages the incorporation of teacher educators into the mainstream of teacher education research, so as to incorporate their voices into the syntheses of research on issues in teacher education. The author also encourages researchers to work both gaining a greater theoretical understanding and the improvement of teacher education practice.
Updated: Dec. 11, 2007