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Title: Pre-service English Teachers' Concerns in Teaching Practicum Program as Reflected in Reflective Teaching Journals
Authors: Ardiana, Warida Fibri
Keywords: Pre-service English teacher;concern;reflective teaching journal;teaching practicum program
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS-UKSW
Abstract: Having much experiences is an inadequate basis for pre-service teachers to be successful teachers in the future. They also need to develop their teaching professionalism. There are abundant ways which help them to bw provessional English teachers. One of the possibilities is reflecting their teaching processes through reflective teaching journals. Hence, this research presents a study about pre-service English teachers' concerns during Teaching Practicum program which were analyzed through examining on the stages of teachers' development. Twenty-four journals were collected from eight pre-service English teachers who were taking Teaching Practicum program. A descriptive analysis were used to identify the stages development including its concerns that mostly discussed. It is importantto recognize the concerns because it will help pre-service English teachers to reduce stress, improve success, and maximize the benefits of the teaching practicum for them (Goh and Matthews, 2011). The findings revealed that the frequency of concerns indicating interpersonal stage was higher rather than others stages. At this stage, their concerns were mostly about their feelings and roles & responibilities during teaching practice. This research ends with implication of it and the further research that can be conducted relating to this issue.
URI: http://repository.uksw.edu/handle/123456789/10516
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