My 'best' teacher

Gossman, Peter (2011) My 'best' teacher. Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal (TEAN), 3 (1).

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This article reports the analysis of 59 articles entitled 'my best teacher' printed in the UK Times Educational Supplement January 2000 - August 2003. The research identifies the common qualities/characteristics of ‘best’ teachers, compares the field of endeavour of the interviewee with the discipline of their 'best teacher' and examines 'light-bulb' moments; times when teachers especially inspired their students. A qualitative thematic analysis of the interviews in the articles has been utilised. The most frequently identified personal qualities contributing to a ‘best teacher’ are also reported. Finally, a model to illustrate dimensions of a 'best' teacher is presented.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal (TEAN)
Publisher: Unipress
ISSN: 2054-5266
Departments: Professional Services > Academic Quality & Development (AQD)
Depositing User: Linda Shore
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2012 08:05
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2021 19:00


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