European Journal of Teacher Education volume 40, issue 3, P379-393 2017 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2017.1315401 View full text
Erkki T. Lassila, Katri Jokikokko, Minna Uitto, Eila Estola

Abstract: It has been increasingly acknowledged that emotions are a significant dimension in teachers' work and professional development, and an inseparable part of reflection promoted in the research-based teacher education. However, at the same time the difficulty of prompting student teachers to reflect on their emotions in teacher education has been recognised. This article focuses on this difficulty by examining how emotionally loaded stories about teachers' work were dealt with by soon-tograduate Finnish student t…

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