publication . Article . 2017

Active Learning and Self-Regulation Enhance Student Teachers’ Professional Competences

Päivi Virtanen; Hannele Niemi; Anne Nevgi;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Australian Journal of Teacher Education (eissn: 1835-517X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Edith Cowan University
  • Country: Finland
The study identifies the relationships between active learning, student teachers’ self-regulated learning and professional competences. Further, the aim is to investigate how active learning promotes professional competences of student teachers with different self-regulation profiles. Responses from 422 student teachers to an electronic survey were analysed using statistical methods. It was found that the use of active learning methods, such as goal-oriented and intentional learning as well as autonomous and responsible group work, are strongly and positively related to the achievement of professional competences. To develop the best competences, student teacher...
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Medical Subject Headings: educationhumanities
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: 516 Educational sciences, Professional Competence, Active learning, Teamwork, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Self-regulated learning, Psychology, Goal orientation, Teacher education, Competence (human resources), Mathematics education, Self-management, Faculty development
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