Re-imagining Professional Experience in Initial Teacher Education: Narratives of Learning

Re-imagining Professional Experience in Initial Teacher Education: Narratives of Learning

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811308147
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 07/06/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 213
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ange Fitzgerald led the Faculty’s International Professional Experience (IPE) programs in 2015-16 and in 2017 she was the Director of Professional Experience. Outside this space, she works with initial teacher education students, mainly in the area of primary science education as well as in general education studies focused on development and engagement. Ange’s research interests involve engaging in classroom-based practices aimed at better understanding what quality science learning and teaching looks like in primary schools and why.


Graham Parr is an associate professor and Founding Fellow of the Monash Education Academy. Together with colleagues at Monash South Africa and Monash in Australia, he co-founded and led the South African international teaching practicum (2009-2012). He has published widely in international journals and books about this practicum and other teacher education initiatives he has led.

Judy Williams teaches undergraduate and graduate units in the areas of pedagogy, professional studies, professional experience, and research methods. Her particular areas of interest are teacher and teacher educator professional learning, professional ‘becoming’ reflective practice, self-study of teacher education practices, and professional experience. Judy was Director of Professional Experience in the Faculty, and worked on establishing and/or leading International Professional Experience placements in Hong Kong, Malaysia and the Cook Islands.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Re-imagining professional experience in initial teacher education (Graham Parr).- Chapter 2. Stories from the third space: Teacher educators’ professional learning in a school/university partnership (Judy Williams).- Chapter 3. Beyond classroom walls: How industry partnerships can strengthen pre-service literacy teachers’ identities (Jane Kirby).- Chapter 4. Building stronger teacher-education programs to prepare inclusive teachers (Sarah Hopkins).- Chapter 5. Going remote: Narratives of learning on an Indigenous professional experience placement (Jennifer Rennie).- Chapter 6. Mentoring practices and relationships during the EAL practicum in Australia: Contrasting narratives (Minh Hue Nguyen).- Chapter 7. Generations of learning: A professional learning experience (John Pardy).- Chapter 8. “What is finger knitting?” Chinese pre-service teachers’ initial professional experience in Australian Early Childhood Education (Haoran Zheng).- Chapter 9. Bringing the profession into university classrooms: Narratives of learning from co-teaching primary mathematics (Sharyn Livy).- Chapter 10. Co-teaching as praxis in English initial teacher education (Graham Parr).- Chapter 11. Back to the future: A journey of becoming a Professional Practice Consultant (Ondine Jayne Bradbury).- Chapter 12. (Re)navigating the classroom as a teacher educator (Ange Fitzgerald).

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