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Participants’ perceptions of video-enhanced dialogic assessment as reflective practice in international teacher education

Hidson, Elizabeth (2024) Participants’ perceptions of video-enhanced dialogic assessment as reflective practice in international teacher education. European Journal of Teacher Education. ISSN 0261-9768

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Initial teacher education in England is characterised by lesson observation and assessment of teaching evidence against criterion-referenced teachers’ standards. In UK-based international teacher training, these situated practices are more challenging because of staff and trainees working different time zones. In 2020, Covid-19 travel restrictions prevented assessors visiting trainees in international schools. Assessment therefore moved to a video-enhanced dialogic assessment process (VEDA), incorporating video-enhanced lesson observation and feedback, along with a dialogic online interview and evaluation of a digital portfolio of evidence. A first cycle of action research carried out in parallel to the change in provision gathered participants’ perceptions from recordings. These are themed around the way that technology supported reflection during assessment, and the holistic nature of this approach. Findings suggest that video-enhanced dialogic assessment allows for a deep and authentic assessment experience, and is a better fit as a reflective pedagogy for assessing teachers than the pre-pandemic approach.

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Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2024 09:33
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2024 09:45


Author: Elizabeth Hidson ORCID iD

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Faculty of Education and Society > School of Education


Education > Educational Research
Education > Higher Education
Education > Secondary Education

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