10 SES 03 E, Teacher Competencies and Professional Challenges
One of the greatest challenges for student teachers and then for novice teachers is the classroom management. The teacher’s ability to perceive the current state of the class climate and the specific setting of individual students is an essential requirement to complete didactic aims in order to be able to teach in the class. Our research was focused on student teachers from Faculty of Education, who have gained one of their first school reality experience in their teaching practice. At the same time, this experience was thematised by the concept of power in a school class. Power can be defined as a potential to affect attitudes and acts of others (McCroskey, 2006) and as such it presents a core area of the teaching process to a considerable extent. Simultaneously, the phenomenon of power is characterised by its reciprocity, which means that a teacher has the power only when their students really attribute it to them. This is the reason why power responds to the interactive character of the teaching process and taking this into account, the process between teachers and students in a class could be better understood. The most influential, traditional typology of power as a relational phenomenon comes from French & Raven (1959). They distinguish teacher's power in relation to a principle on which it is based on: legitimate, coercive, reward, expert, and referent power.
French, J. R. P., & Raven, B. (1959). The bases of social power. In D. Cartwright & A. Zander. Group Dynamics (pp. 259–269). New York: Harper & Row. Mainhard, M., Brekelmans, M., & Wubbels, T. (2011). Coercive and supportive teacher behaviour: Within- and across-lesson associations with the classroom social climate. Learning and Instruction, vol. 21(issue 3), pp. 345–354. McCroskey et al. (2006). An Introduction to Communication in the Classroom. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Molm, L. (1997). Coercive Power in Social Exchange. (xii, 316 p.) New York: Cambridge University Press. Payne, R. (2015). Using rewards and sanctions in the classroom: pupils' perceptions of their own responses to current behaviour management strategies. Educational Review, 67(4), 483–504. Schrodt, P., Witt, P. L, & Turman, P. D. (2007). Reconsidering the measurement of teacher power use in the college classroom. Communication Education, 56(3), 308–323. Vlčková, K., Mareš, J., & Ježek, S. (2015, in print). Adaptation of Teacher Power Use Scale to lower secondary students and student teachers. Pedagogická orientace, 25(6). URL: https://journals.muni.cz/pedor/issue/archive Czech Science Foundation, project GA16-02177S.
00. Central Events (Keynotes, EERA-Panel, EERJ Round Table, Invited Sessions)
Network 1. Continuing Professional Development: Learning for Individuals, Leaders, and Organisations
Network 2. Vocational Education and Training (VETNET)
Network 3. Curriculum Innovation
Network 4. Inclusive Education
Network 5. Children and Youth at Risk and Urban Education
Network 6. Open Learning: Media, Environments and Cultures
Network 7. Social Justice and Intercultural Education
Network 8. Research on Health Education
Network 9. Assessment, Evaluation, Testing and Measurement
Network 10. Teacher Education Research
Network 11. Educational Effectiveness and Quality Assurance
Network 12. LISnet - Library and Information Science Network
Network 13. Philosophy of Education
Network 14. Communities, Families and Schooling in Educational Research
Network 15. Research Partnerships in Education
Network 16. ICT in Education and Training
Network 17. Histories of Education
Network 18. Research in Sport Pedagogy
Network 19. Ethnography
Network 20. Research in Innovative Intercultural Learning Environments
Network 22. Research in Higher Education
Network 23. Policy Studies and Politics of Education
Network 24. Mathematics Education Research
Network 25. Research on Children's Rights in Education
Network 26. Educational Leadership
Network 27. Didactics – Learning and Teaching
The programme is updated regularly (each day in the morning)
- Search for keywords and phrases in "Text Search"
- Restrict in which part of the abstracts to search in "Where to search"
- Search for authors and in the respective field.
- For planning your conference attendance you may want to use the conference app, which will be issued some weeks before the conference
- If you are a session chair, best look up your chairing duties in the conference system (Conftool) or the app.