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An Ethnographic Study of Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Knowledge Construction in an Early Childhood Teacher Education ProgramDownload
Immigrant/refugee women may gravitate to the field of early childhood education (ECE) to fill the national and provincial need for teachers (Beach, Friendly, Ferns, Prabhu, & Forer, 2008; CCHRS, 2009) in an occupation that is deemed to be very accessible to newcomers (Service Canada, 2011)....
Promoting Professional Growth: A Developmental and Motivational Approach to Teachers’ Professional LearningDownload
Teachers, with an inherent commitment to life-long learning, sow the seeds for their students to become life-long learners. Using motivational theories, I conducted a three-study dissertation that provides a developmental description of the connections between teachers’ efficacy beliefs,...