Research on Teacher Identity

Mapping Challenges and Innovations

Editors: Schutz, Paul, Hong, Ji Y., Cross Francis, Dionne (Eds.)

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  • Provides a comprehensive collection of perspectives focused on deepening understanding of teacher identity development
  • Brings together a broad range of international scholars’ work on teacher identity
  • Maps out challenges and innovations of teacher identity research
  • Reflects a deep appreciation for the social, contextual, and international dimensions of teacher identity development
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Understanding teachers’ professional identities and their development is key to unpacking teachers’ professional lives, the quality of their instruction, their motivation and commitment to teach, and their career decision-making. This book features a number of scholars from around the world who represent a variety of disciplines, scientific paradigms, and inquiry methods in researching teacher identity. By bringing these chapters together, this volume initiates active scholarly conversations and extends the boundaries of teacher identity research and practice. This collection of chapters provides significant insight into teacher identity and will be essential reading for pre-service and in-service teachers, teacher educators, school administrators, professional developers, and policy makers at various levels.


About the authors

Paul A. Schutz is currently a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His research interests include the nature of emotion, emotional regulation, and teachers’ understandings of emotion in the classroom. He is a past president for Division 15: Educational Psychology of the American Psychological Association and a former co-editor of the Educational Researcher: Research News and Comments.

Dionne Cross Francis is an associate professor of mathematics education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Indiana University and the Director of the Center for P-16 Research and Collaboration. Her research interests include investigating the relationships among psychological constructs such as beliefs, identity and emotions and how the interplay between these constructs influence teachers’ instructional decision-making prior to and during the act of teaching (mathematics).

Ji Hong an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Oklahoma. Her research focuses on pre-service and in-service teachers’ professional identity development, motivation to teach, emotions, and resilience in relation to teacher retention and teacher effectiveness. She is an Associate Editor of Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, and an Editorial Board member of Contemporary Educational Psychology.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)
  • Research on Teacher Identity: Introduction to Mapping Challenges and Innovations

    Schutz, Paul A. (et al.)

    Pages 3-9

  • Teacher Identity Discourse as Identity Growth: Stories of Authority and Vulnerability

    Alsup, Janet

    Pages 13-23

  • Identity-Agency in Progress: Teachers Authoring Their Identities

    Ruohotie-Lyhty, Maria

    Pages 25-36

  • Teacher Professional Identity and Career Motivation: A Lifespan Perspective

    Richardson, Paul W. (et al.)

    Pages 37-48

  • Critical Events, Emotional Episodes, and Teacher Attributions in the Development of Teacher Identities

    Schutz, Paul A. (et al.)

    Pages 49-60

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eBook $89.00
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Hardcover $119.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-93835-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Research on Teacher Identity
Book Subtitle
Mapping Challenges and Innovations
Editors
  • Paul Schutz
  • Ji Y. Hong
  • Dionne Cross Francis
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-93836-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-93836-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-93835-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 251
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations
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