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|Title:||Evaluation of the Learning to Teach for Social Justice-Beliefs Scale in an Australian context||Contributor(s):||Ginns, Paul (author); Loughland, Anthony (author); Tierney, Robert J (author); Fryer, Luke (author); Amazan, Rose (author); McCormick, Alexandra (author)||Publication Date:||2015||DOI:||10.1080/07294360.2014.956701||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/17321||Abstract:||A concern for social justice pervades the espoused curriculum of many pre-service teaching programmes, but the extent to which that curriculum influences the beliefs students hold is an open question. With the goal of developing an instrument suitable for evaluating such beliefs at the degree programme level, the present study analysed responses to the Learning to Teach for Social Justice-Beliefs (LTSJ-B) Scale (Enterline, S., Cochran-Smith, M., Ludlow, J.H., & Mitescu, E. (2008). Learning to teach for social justice: Measuring change in the beliefs of teacher candidates. The New Educator, 4, 267-290. doi:10.1080/ 15476880802430361) from 304 Australian pre-service teachers. Exploratory factor analysis and Rasch analysis both indicated a two-factor structure, driven by a methodological artefact of item valence. We conclude from these findings that a short, five-item version of the LTSJ-B Scale would suitably balance psychometric and pragmatic considerations, in the broader context of working within an institutionally aligned system of teaching evaluation with multiple levels.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Higher Education Research and Development, 34(2), p. 311-323||Publisher:||Routledge||Place of Publication:||United Kingdom||ISSN:||1469-8366
|Fields of Research (FoR) 2008:||139999 Education not elsewhere classified||Fields of Research (FoR) 2020:||399999 Other education not elsewhere classified||Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008:||939903 Equity and Access to Education||Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020:||160201 Equity and access to education||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal|
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