Promoting professionalism in master’s level teachers through research based writing
Three perspectives on the redesign and implementation of a master's level social studies seminar are offered. Research-based writing was used to build information literacy skills and foster teachers' professionalism. Assessments indicate that students improved research and writing skills, increased their sense of teaching efficacy, and enhanced their professional self-perception.
Graduate students; Information literacy; Professional recognition; Research skills; Self concept; Self efficacy; Seminars; Social studies; Teacher education; Teacher effectiveness; Writing skills
Curriculum and Instruction | Education | Education Policy | Library and Information Science | Teacher Education and Professional Development
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McMillen, P. S., Garcia, J. & Bolin, D.A. (2010). Promoting professionalism in master’s level teachers through research based writing. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 36, 427-439. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2010.06.00
McMillen, P. S.,
Bolin, D. A.
Promoting professionalism in master’s level teachers through research based writing.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, 36(5),