James Rigney

James Rigney
State University of New York at Plattsburgh | SUNY Plattsburgh

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
James Rigney is a doctoral candidate at the School of Teaching and Learning at the University of Florida. He is specifically interested in teacher professionalism, teachers' intellectual identities, and the history of teacher education and the teaching profession.

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Background In recent years, intermediary organizations have increasingly influenced educational policy. Among other proposals, they have promoted teacher education redesign based on technocratic values and stringent accountability measures. In response to these policy changes and the intensifying crisis in the teaching profession, teacher educators...
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Unearthing the perspectives students bring with them in their college-level education coursework is especially important as education instructors are tasked with interrupting the unexamined proliferation of dominant ideologies among future educational professionals. The introduction to education course serves as an important site for this interroga...
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Scholars have long urged teacher educators to engage in policy advocacy and to respond to mounting attacks on the teacher education field. Prior research has shown that teacher educators feel largely unprepared to participate in policy debates. This observation raises the question of how those who do engage in advocacy learn to navigate the contest...
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As attacks on teacher education mount, teacher educators have been urged to take a more active part in policy deliberations. Yet the question of how teacher educators get their voices heard in policy contexts that are not receptive to their expertise remains underinvestigated. This qualitative case study addresses this gap by exploring the work of...
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The purpose of this study was to understand the ways doctoral students in an online Ed.D. program developed their skills as practitioner researchers through a project-based learning (PBL) experience. In order to describe and analyze the nature of the students' PBL experiences, case study methodology was used. Interviews, a video-recording of a two-...
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While job-embedded professional learning shows great promise at the school and district level, little is known about how it can be fostered on a grand scale. In 2014 participants from six European Union nations developed and implemented a job-embedded professional development program centered on practitioner inquiry, professional learning communiti...
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Over the preceding century, interest in teacher inquiry has ebbed and flowed, yet the teacher inquiry movement presents consistent themes that remain relevant to contemporary teachers, teacher educators, and scholars. This historical overview of teacher inquiry surfaces implications for practitioners today. It is presented in three eras: the recogn...
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A short, reviewed blog for the AESA Bridges publication. We examine what teacher leadership means in light of the various definitions of the concept. We argue that the foundations of education--especially the sociological foundations--can contribute to teacher educators' understanding of leadership and help make sure teacher leadership does not bec...
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The Association of Teacher Educators Reflectivity Commission was established in 2004. This literature review updates the Commission’s work by examining 24 empirical research articles published in the Association’s national journals, The New Educator and Action in Teacher Education, since the commission’s inception. We report three contemporary tren...
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Responding to a call for greater understanding of social justice among teachers, this paper outlines the impact of oppressive binaries on various groups. The wealth disparity in neighborhoods across the United States will be analyzed in relation to its impact in inequitable school funding. It will be argued that preferences of homebuyers for neighb...

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This project sits at the intersection of three areas: teachers' intellectual agency (how they shape and share ideas of public concern), teacher professionalism (their expertise, status and obligations to the public and each other), and the public sphere (the locations, especially online, where teachers advocate, act, and influence public discourse).