Comparative experiences of two teacher educators: a self study

Vincent, K. and Roden, J. (2014) Comparative experiences of two teacher educators: a self study. Teacher Advancement Network Journal, 6 (1). pp. 4-11. ISSN 2054-5266.

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the reflections of a less experienced and a veteran teacher educator at a new university and compares and contrasts their experiences of primary teacher education. The paper draws on the power of the narrative to share these experiences through aspects of self-study. Autobiographical research methods were used to elicit reflection on significant events in the teacher educators’ different and individual pasts in order to understand more about effective learning and teaching in their present roles. This process led to an examination of the values that underpinned and continue to underpin practice. The collaborative examination of significant aspects of personal practice has led to renewed confidence and implications for primary teacher education within the University.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1705 Education and training of teachers and administrators
Divisions: pre Nov-2014 > Faculty of Education > Primary Education
Depositing User: Mrs Karen Vincent
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2014 13:26
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2016 00:06
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/12619

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