Publication

Creating the future of teacher education together: The role of emotionality in university-school partnership

Higgins, Andrea
Heinz, Manuela
McCauley, Veronica
Fleming, Mary
Citation
Higgins, A., Heinz, M., McCauley, V., & Fleming, M. (2013). Creating the Future of Teacher Education Together: The Role of Emotionality in University-school Partnership. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 93, 1110-1115. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.09.340
Abstract
This paper describes an innovative project between university tutors and co-operating teachers in self-selected partner schools with a focus on improving the school placement experience of the pre-service teacher. The evolution of collaborative partnership is explored from the perspectives of the university tutors. A social constructivist interpretation guided the project and the central role that engagement with emotion played, emerged as a dominant and defining theme. The paper concludes with a final reflection on the transformational effects of the experience on the work lives of the tutors.
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Publisher
Elsevier
Publisher DOI
10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.09.340
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Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Ireland