Promotion of school engagement through dialogic teaching practices in the context of a teacher professional development programme
Vasalampi, K., Metsäpelto, R.-L., Salminen, J., Lerkkanen, M.-K., Mäensivu, M., & Poikkeus, A.-M. (2021). Promotion of school engagement through dialogic teaching practices in the context of a teacher professional development programme. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction, 30(Part A), Article 100538. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lcsi.2021.100538
Published inLearning, Culture and Social Interaction
DisciplineKasvatuspsykologiaVarhaiskasvatusPsykologiaEsi- ja alkuopetusOpettajien koulutuksen tutkimus (opetus, oppiminen, opettajuus, oppimispolut, koulutus)KasvatuspsykologiaEarly Childhood EducationPsychologyPre- and Early Childhood EducationTeacher education research (teaching, learning, teacher, learning paths, education)
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This study was conducted in the context of a teacher professional development programme that aimed to improve dialogic teaching in the classroom, and it describes the programme and examines the change in teachers' dialogic teaching practices and pupils' classroom engagement during the programme. Data on pupils' school engagement were collected using classroom video recordings and students' self-ratings at the end of the lesson including dialogic teaching practices. The participants comprised seven in-service teachers and their 140 pupils (10- to 15-year-olds) from two comprehensive schools. The findings indicated positive change in the use of dialogic teaching practices and in observed pupils' school engagement during the programme. Moreover, pupils' help-seeking during lessons increased over the course of the programme. The study suggests that a structured professional development programme utilising video recordings with teacher reflections provides beneficial tools for promoting teachers' employment of dialogic interaction and pupils' school engagement. ...
professional development dialogic teaching practices school engagement situation-specific engagement observation opettaja-oppilassuhde sitoutuminen vuorovaikutus kehittäminen opetustilanne osaamisen kehittäminen dialogisuus opettajat kuvatallenteet havainnointi dialogi luokkatyöskentely ammatillinen kehitys opetusmenetelmät
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Related funder(s)Academy of Finland
Funding program(s)Academy Project, AoF; Research post as Academy Research Fellow, AoF; Research profiles, AoF
Additional information about fundingThis study was funded by the Academy of Finland's Research Programme on the Health and Welfare of children and young people (SKIDI-KIDS II, No. 263 891, 2013–2015), and other grants from the same funding agency (No. 299 506, 268 586, 292 466, 323 773).
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