Facilitating student-teacher professional learning in their field experience

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Abstract

This part introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters. The part provides teacher educators with insights into ways to facilitate student-teacher professional learning. It aims to alert teacher educators to the decline in teacher motivation as student-teachers progress through their programmes. The part demonstrates that teacher educators support their students as they build a realistic picture of teaching, rather than idealizing the profession. It also demonstrates that interpersonal support and sharing with experienced teachers at different stages of their career, which can inform student-teachers of how they may overcome challenges in their professional career. The part discusses the use of video and photos to facilitate student-teachers' reflection on their practice. It explains the challenges which student-teachers face during their field experience, and also provides a number of suggestions for teacher education programmes. The part describes the need to clarify the roles and responsibilities of the participating parties during the field experience. Copyright © 2018 selection and editorial matter, Kerry J. Kennedy and John Chi-Kin Lee; individual chapters, the contributors.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoutledge international handbook of schools and schooling in Asia
EditorsKerry J. KENNEDY, John Chi-Kin LEE
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherRoutledge
Pages899-901
ISBN (Electronic)9781315694382
ISBN (Print)9781138908499
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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Citation

Cheng, M. M. H. (2018). Facilitating student-teacher professional learning in their field experience. In K. J. Kennedy & J. C.-K. Lee (Eds.), Routledge international handbook of schools and schooling in Asia (pp. 899-901). New York: Routledge.