The Reflective Journey of Pre-service ESL Teachers: An Analysis of Interactive Blog Entries
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AbstractThis study analysed 1,503 blog entries of 49 pre-service ESL teachers of 3 cohorts and 12 representative subjects with different performances in teaching practicum to understand the 'how' and 'what' in the reflective process. The analysis of selected subjects revealed 14 recurrent areas of teaching concern. However, different teaching performance groups had different major teaching concerns. Results shed light on the preparation of student teachers and the mode of reflective activity in the teacher education programme. This paper calls for increased interactiveness and readership during the reflective process for meaningful learning and knowledge construction.
All Author(s) ListTang E
Journal nameAsia-pacific Education Researcher
Year2013
Month11
Day1
Volume Number22
Issue Number4
PublisherSPRINGER HEIDELBERG
Pages449 - 457
ISSN0119-5646
eISSN2243-7908
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsAreas of concern; Blog entries; Pre-service ESL teachers; Reflection
Web of Science Subject CategoriesEducation & Educational Research; EDUCATION & EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

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