10 SES 06 E, Evidence Based Knowledge for Teachers
This proposal focusses on a current discussion of worldwide interest for teacher education, namely that of teaching as an evidence-based knowledge (EBK) profession: exactly what evidence and how this is generated, acquired and transmitted, by, to and for pre- and in-service teachers.
This session will take forward this debate by discussing different theoretical and international perspectives, each exemplifying and illuminating issues of how teachers can engage with EBK to enhance their practice and thus make significant contributions both to school improvement and to enriched outcomes for learners. Addressing as it does the increasing interest in the notion of teacher-as-researcher both as a producer and a consumer of research-generated knowledge, this presentation will be interactive with the audience participants, using the methodologically innovative application ‘Padlet’ in conjunction with participants’ own mobile devices, (or in their absence using ‘Post-Its’). Padlet is an on-line virtual bulletin board that securely enables collaboration, reflection and information sharing. Through the session a series of ‘think pieces’ are posed to the audience participants to stimulate a concluding session of structured conversation, the main points from which are recorded live on the Padlet. The results are made available to all participants who supply their email addresses, signalling their consent to provide data by engaging in the discussion. Following a time limit set for contribution, the data will be analysed and coded for each think piece and published through EERA. Conclusions will be drawn concerning the current situation of the mobilisation of EBK for teachers and teacher-educators worldwide.
Cain, T. (2015). Teachers’ engagement with published research: addressing the knowledge problem. The Curriculum Journal, 26(3), 488-509. Goldacre, B. (2013), Building evidence into education. London: Department for Education. Retrieved from www.gov.uk/government/news/building-evidence-into-education (31-01-2018) la Velle, L. (2015) Translational Research and Knowledge Mobilisation in Teacher Education: towards a ‘clinical’, evidence-based profession? Journal of Education for Teaching 41 (5) 460-463 Ovenden-Hope, T, la Velle, L. and Leask, M (2014) Using ‘MESH Guides’ as Translational Research and Knowledge Mobilisation for Continuing Professional Development in Schools. CICE-2014 Proceedings: Canada International Conference on Education, pp 497-498. Pub: Infonomics Society, ISBN 978-1-908320-24-7 Weiser, C. (2015) Moving in and out of teaching. Outlines for an account on mobilisation and transformation of personal educational knowledge for teaching. Paper presented at the European Conference for Educational Research (ECER) Education and Transition - Contributions from Educational Research, Budapest, 8-11 September, 2015.
Some networks have already started to plan their chairperson(s).
But at the moment chairpersons are only pencilled in, as we will still need to check for time conflicts between presentation and chairing duties. EERA office will work on this in due course and then officially let chairpersons know about their chairing duties.
Meanwhile, thank you for your patience.
00. Central Events (Keynotes, EERA-Panel, EERJ Round Table, Invited Sessions)
Network 1. Continuing Professional Development: Learning for Individuals, Leaders, and Organisations
Network 2. Vocational Education and Training (VETNET)
Network 3. Curriculum Innovation
Network 4. Inclusive Education
Network 5. Children and Youth at Risk and Urban Education
Network 6. Open Learning: Media, Environments and Cultures
Network 7. Social Justice and Intercultural Education
Network 8. Research on Health Education
Network 9. Assessment, Evaluation, Testing and Measurement
Network 10. Teacher Education Research
Network 11. Educational Effectiveness and Quality Assurance
Network 12. LISnet - Library and Information Science Network
Network 13. Philosophy of Education
Network 14. Communities, Families and Schooling in Educational Research
Network 15. Research Partnerships in Education
Network 16. ICT in Education and Training
Network 17. Histories of Education
Network 18. Research in Sport Pedagogy
Network 19. Ethnography
Network 20. Research in Innovative Intercultural Learning Environments
Network 22. Research in Higher Education
Network 23. Policy Studies and Politics of Education
Network 24. Mathematics Education Research
Network 25. Research on Children's Rights in Education
Network 26. Educational Leadership
Network 27. Didactics – Learning and Teaching
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