We thought we knew the landscape of literacy teacher education: ten surprises from our research

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Kosnick, Clare, Menna, Lydia and Dharamshi, Pooja 2016. We thought we knew the landscape of literacy teacher education: ten surprises from our research. Research in Teacher Education. 6 (2), pp. 39-43.
AuthorsKosnick, Clare, Menna, Lydia and Dharamshi, Pooja
Abstract

Guest Author: In every edition of Research in Teacher Education we publish a contribution from a guest writer who has links with the Cass School of Education and Communities. In this month’s edition of RiTE we are fortunate to have not one but three! Clare Kosnik is Director of the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT). Her area of research is teacher education which she has systematically studied. She is now conducting a large-scale study of 28 literacy/English teacher educators in four countries.
Lydia Menna is an Assistant Professor of Language and Literacy in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta. Her research interests are in the areas of teacher education, multiliteracies, critical literacy, and teacher identity construction. She completed her doctorate in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.
Pooja Dharamshi is an Assistant Professor of Teacher Education in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. Her research interests are in the areas of critical literacy and teacher education. She recently completed her doctoral studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto in the department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning. Her study explored the practices and pedagogies of literacy teacher educators with a critical stance.

JournalResearch in Teacher Education
Research in Teacher Education
Journal citation6 (2), pp. 39-43
ISSN2046-1240
2047-3818
Year2016
PublisherCass School of Education and Communities, University of East London
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CC BY
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.15123/PUB.5646
Web address (URL)https://www.uel.ac.uk/Schools/Cass/Research/Research-in-Teacher-Education/Volume-6-No-2-November-2016
Publication dates
PrintNov 2016
Publication process dates
Deposited07 Feb 2017
Copyright information© 2016 The authors
LicenseCC BY 3.0
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