ANALYSIS OF THE ORIENTATION OF TEACHERS’ PROJECTS: A CASE STUDY OF WUHAN CITY, CHINA

Alhajie Bakar Kamara, Xueqin Fang, Jingqi Hou

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It is common for teachers to do research, and the orientation of their research determines whether they can enhance teachers’ development. This research uses the content-analyzing software Rost Content Mining and the database Qingbo Data, to analyze the projects that teachers in city W apply for. The results of this research were as follows: teachers’ researches focus on concrete strategies, the topics that they selected were from hot points, and the methods that they used were experience summarizing, Teachers’ researches are nearly the same between areas, and are different between educational stages. In order to improve the orientation system, the following suggestions were recommended as follows: (i) providing enough guidance for teachers to orientate their research, so as to improve teachers’ ability of self-decision in their research; (ii) giving teachers more training to improve their theory, so as to change their focus on experience; (iii) promoting teachers’ attention to students development rather than technology; (iv) enhancing teachers’ consciousness of developing local resource and making their research based on their local resource.

 

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teachers’ project, research orientation, orientation of teachers’ projects, Wuhan

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