Beliefs and practices of prospective history teachers on the relationship between past and present in history education. KU Leuven
Ethiopian EFL teachersU+2019 beliefs and practice in grammar teaching: From an analysis of culturally grounded belief systems and epistemologies to recommendations for a linguistically informed pedagogy Ghent University
This project focuses on EFL in Ethiopian secondary schools, where English is the medium of instruction. It offers: (1) an analysis of teachersU+2019 beliefs and practices with regard to grammar teaching; (2) recommendations for an adapted pedagogy, which starts from existing teachersU+2019 beliefs and is founded in a functional linguistic theory in which U+2018meaningful grammarU+2019 plays a central role.
Exploring the relationship between educational beliefs and the use of ICT in Education Ghent University
The research literature acknowledged that teachers' beliefs tend to be associated with their specific use of ICT in the classroom. It appears that these bliefs influence to the way ICT is bein used in the context of education. The increasing number of studies that refers to educational beliefs calls for a systematic review about this relationship.
Performance evaluation as a catalyst for an innovative chinese teacher education program Ghent University
Chinese teacher education is under pressure and forced to adopt innovative professional development approaches. In this context also the evaluation approach is questioned. The research problem of the project is therefore: Validation on the theoretical, and empirical base for introducing "performance assessment" in teacher education. This reorientation in evaluation builds on theoretical concepts taken from (1) Teacher Thinking Theory (2) ...
towards an innovation of teacher education in pakistan Ghent University
This PhD research in the innovation of teacher education in Pakistan. The following research questions are being dealt with: what is the staate of the art as to the adoption of the vaiety ofteaching strategies in teacher education in Pakistan? what are related teacher training cognitions (self efficacy, beliefs and attitudes) of teacher trainers about innovative teachertraining strategies in general and collaborative learning strategies in ...
Evaluation of a model for studying the curriculum impact of commercial videogames in the 3rd grade secondary education. Interaction between beliefs, actual behaviour and learning effects Ghent University
The general goal of this phd project is the measurement of curriculum effects of students (age 15-18) playing video games in a school context. The central aspect is the development and evaluation of a complex padmodel that integrates the curriculum impact of video games, actual player behaviour and the beliefs of learners/players and teachers about video games, and learning with them.
This doctoral study focusses on the professionalism of teacher educators. It ties into the growing international attention for this occupational group on the level of policy, research and practice (see e.g., European Commission, 2013). The decision to give central stage to teacher educators immediately highlights the fundamental starting premise of this research: educating teachers how to teach requires a particular kind of professionalism – ...
An integrative framework for history teachers' adoption of inquirybased learning: Explaining current adoption and mapping short- and long-term effects of training offering extended support during implementation Ghent University
Inquiry-based learning is an instructional approach that provides students with authentic problems, and the materials necessary for drawing their own conclusions. According to educational research, inquiry-based learning is one of the most promising approaches to teaching history, as it contributes to an understanding of the content, as well as the ability to reason with historical information. Unfortunately, history lessons are often ...