Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021

  • An Investigation into Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK): Teachers’ Views on Knowledge

    Rui Feng Lyu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 41-50
    Received: 2 April 2021
    Accepted: 23 April 2021
    Published: 8 May 2021
    Abstract: Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) has been given a lot of attention in the academic field in recent years, inparticular in the field of teacher cognition and teacher knowledge. This research aimed to investigate the views on language (regarded as one aspect of PCK) shown in the practices of six Chinese in-service teachers teaching College English... Show More
  • School Climate Indices as Predictors of Teacher Job Satisfaction and Performance in Oyo State, Nigeria

    Ibikunle F. Akinnola, Afolakemi O. Oredein

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 51-60
    Received: 27 July 2020
    Accepted: 1 September 2020
    Published: 14 May 2021
    Abstract: School climates indices as predictors of teacher job satisfaction and performance in Oyo State of Nigeria were investigated in this study. The school climate indices include; school laboratories, libraries, classrooms and instructional materials. This was a descriptive survey research which was questionnaire based. The population of the study was a... Show More
  • The Dynamic Models in School-based Curriculum Development and College English Reform in Mainland China

    Ran Wei

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 61-65
    Received: 24 April 2021
    Accepted: 8 May 2021
    Published: 20 May 2021
    Abstract: School-based curriculum development (SBCD) features the role of schools in curriculum decision-making and highlights the importance of school-based curriculum designs. By means of literature reviews on the dynamic models in SBCD, namely Stenhouse’s process model and Skilbeck’s situational model, this paper evaluates the two models to point out the ... Show More
  • An Empirical Study on the Influence of Dormitory on College Students' Social Network: Based on Social Network Analysis

    Wu Ling, Liao Kangli

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 66-72
    Received: 7 June 2021
    Accepted: 23 June 2021
    Published: 29 June 2021
    Abstract: Student dormitory is an important place for students' daily life and study, and also the forefront of Ideological and political education. This paper takes the students of class a1418 and class A1332 in Jiujiang University as the research objects, and uses the social network analysis method to carry out the tracking experimental research on student... Show More
  • Study of the Differences and Similarities of Classroom Behaviors Between Chinese and Foreign Teachers from the Perspective of Power-Distance Index

    Mengsheng Qian, Xudong Liu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 73-80
    Received: 6 June 2021
    Accepted: 19 June 2021
    Published: 13 July 2021
    Abstract: As one of the most prominent cross-cultural paradigms in the field of intercultural communication studies, the Five Cultural Dimensions pioneered by Professor Hofstede tried to explain how culture plays a key role in a business setting, which later was broadened to include any interpersonal communication. As a typical instance of intercultural comm... Show More