Journal of Teacher Education

Journal of Teacher Education is a publication that publishes articles focusing on the practice, research and policy of teacher education. The journal is published five times a year by Corwin Press, Inc. and is edited by Daniel P. Liston, Jennifer Whitcomb and Hilda Borko.

Articles from Vol. 58, No. 1, January-February

Accumulating Knowledge across Self-Studies in Teacher Education
THE LANDSCAPE OF TEACHER EDUCATION RESEARCH IN THE UNITED STATES From 1999 to 2004, I participated in a panel organized by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) that was charged with synthesizing empirical research on preservice teacher...
Genres of Empirical Research in Teacher Education
Is empirical research on teacher education really so bad? Critics decry its inconsistent quality and inability to respond convincingly to some of the field's most vexing problems. At the same time, teacher education is a relatively new field of study....
Navigating Sites for Narrative Inquiry
Narrative inquiry is a methodology that frequently appeals to teachers and teacher educators. Part of the appeal is, no doubt, the comfort that comes from thinking about telling and listening to stories. This comfort associated with narratives and...
Preparing Teachers to Learn from Teaching
How should teacher preparation programs be designed to ensure the graduates become expert teachers? A recently released volume by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) indicates that the question is not even close to being answered empirically...
Repositioning Students in Initial Teacher Preparation: A Comparative Descriptive Analysis of Learning to Teach for Social Justice in the United States and in England
In considering how best to encourage prospective teachers to reflect critically on their own experiences and perspectives, examine social constructions of privilege and inequality, and work to change classrooms, schools, and society so that they support...
Researching Teacher Education Practices: Responding to the Challenges, Demands, and Expectations of Self-Study
Research on teaching practice by teachers holds invaluable promise for developing new understandings and producing new knowledge about teaching and learning. Formalizing such study of practice through self-study is imperative.... The value of self-study...
Student Engagement in the Teaching and Learning of Grammar: A Case Study of an Early-Career Secondary School English Teacher
I don't think [a teacher I observed] really looked to see if the kids were interested in what they were doing or not.... They were bored. I felt like I was watching the scene out of Ferris Bueller's Day Off [Hughes, 1986] when the history...