European Journal of Teacher Education volume 40, issue 4, P447-464 2017 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2017.1349095 View full text
Henrika Anttila, Kirsi Pyhältö, Tiina Soini, Janne Pietarinen

Abstract: ABSTRACTStudying 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…

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