MASTER OF ARTS INENGLISH DIDACTICS and Prog universityUNIVERSIDAD DE CALDAS, MANIZALES October 29th, 2010
THE PURSUIT OF PROFESSIONALDEVELOPMENT THROUGH A TEACHER STUDY GROUP (TSG) Tentative Title SS’ names Dolly Ramos G and John Ariza
TABLE OF CONTENTS• 1. Introduction• 2. Purpose• 3. Description of the setting• 4. Research Question and Objectives• 5. Theoretical Framework• 6. Methodology• 7. Findings• 8 Conclusions• 9 Pedagogical Implications
INTRODUCTIONStates , thewhat when,where who of your research.
Theoretical FrameworkConcepts you havedeveloped
•Updated theories Teachers either through theoretical or experientialand studies knowledge build upon their previous knowledge.•Cite appropriately (Wallace, J 1991) Reflection/ re evaluation of teaching, empowers teachers to become problem solvers and decisionProfessional makers by linking theory, practice with their students’Development results. (American Federation of Teachers 2002). A group which comes together voluntarily in order to share and enhance understanding about theory and practice. (Birchak, Connor, et al, 1998)Teacher Study It is a specific type of professional development which is Group collaborative in nature. The benefits are empowerment, collaboration , fulfilling needs and examining teaching and learning. (Cayuso, Fegan, & McAlister, 2004).
A group which comes together voluntarily in order to Collaborative share and enhance understanding about theory and Learning practice. (Smith, B. L., & MacGregor, J. 1992). Direct interaction between equal partners who voluntarily work together toward the same goal. (Friend, M., & Cook, L. 1992).Reflective Teaching