From anxiety to enthusiasm : emotional patterns among student teachers

Show full item record



Permalink

http://hdl.handle.net/10138/225023

Citation

Anttila , H , Pyhältö , K , Soini , T & Pietarinen , J 2017 , ' From anxiety to enthusiasm : emotional patterns among student teachers ' , European Journal of Teacher Education , vol. 40 , no. 4 , pp. 447-464 . https://doi.org/10.1080/02619768.2017.1349095

Title: From anxiety to enthusiasm : emotional patterns among student teachers
Author: Anttila, Henrika; Pyhältö, Kirsi; Soini, Tiina; Pietarinen, Janne
Contributor organization: Department of Education
The Centre for University Teaching and Learning (HYPE)
Sari Lindblom-Ylänne
Date: 2017
Language: eng
Number of pages: 18
Belongs to series: European Journal of Teacher Education
ISSN: 0261-9768
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02619768.2017.1349095
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/225023
Abstract: Studying to become a teacher is a highly emotional experience. Nevertheless, little is known about emotional patterns and emotional change. The aim of this study is to enhance the understanding of student teachers' academic emotions by exploring patterns of emotions experienced in emotionally loaded episodes. A total of 19 primary school student teachers were interviewed. The qualitative content analysis revealed five different emotional patterns: positive, negative, ascending, descending and changing. Most of the emotional patterns were positive or changing in nature. Yet all the emotional patterns were highly focused on studying and learning. Moreover, the patterns were experienced equally in short, medium-length and long episodes. Our study showed that emotional patterns were triggered by various task-related elements of teacher education: most commonly, fulfilled or unfilled expectations, sufficient or insufficient abilities, and experiences of social support received or not received.
Subject: 516 Educational sciences
ACADEMIC EMOTIONS
emotional patterns
TRIGGERS
student teachers
teacher education
EXPERIENCE
DURATION
ACHIEVEMENT
EDUCATION
feel
Peer reviewed: Yes
Rights: cc_by_nc_nd
Usage restriction: openAccess
Self-archived version: publishedVersion


Files in this item

Total number of downloads: Loading...

Files Size Format View
02619768.2017.pdf 1.380Mb PDF View/Open

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record