Maria Alfredo Moreira

Maria Alfredo Moreira
University of Minho · Institute of Education

PhD

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The transition and adaptation of students to higher education (HE) involve a wide range of challenges that justify some institutional practices promoting skills that enable students to increase their autonomy and to face the difficulties experienced. The requirements for this adaptation were particularly aggravated by the containment and sanitary c...
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Este relatório descreve os resultados de um estudo exploratório, de âmbito nacional, que investigou as práticas de avaliação no Ensino Primário de Inglês em Portugal. O estudo, organizado através do CETAPS, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, em colaboração com o CIEd da Universidade do Minho, decorreu entre outubro de 2017 e dezembro de 2019. Recorreu a...
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This chapter addresses the particular case of Portugal and its culture of assessment in early foreign language (FL) education and the implications this has for teachers working with younger children. After briefly addressing the principles and procedures for assessment in early FL learning, we provide information about the Portuguese education syst...
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Motivation for teaching is key in the establishment and further development of high-quality higher education, as it affects teachers’ investment in quality learning experiences for their students, as well as institutional efficacy and well-being. This study aimed to validate a questionnaire, originally developed in Belgium, designed to evaluate thr...
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Este artigo analisa textos escritos por 42 professoras em contextos de graduação, pós-graduação e extensão, com o objetivo de identificar concepções de qualidade da/na educação presentes em suas narrativas, produzidas em Portugal e no Brasil. Confrontamos as narrativas dominantes com a discussão do conceito de qualidade da/na educação associado a p...
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The new university model inspired by the principles of the European space of higher education entails a change in the roles of teachers, turning them from transmitters into facilitators of learning, while the student assumes the main role of the educational process. This requires incorporating a competency-based approach in higher education, consid...
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The new university model inspired by the principles of the European space of higher education entails a change in the roles of teachers, turning them from transmitters into facilitators of learning, while the student assumes the main role of the educational process. This requires incorporating a competency-based approach in higher education, consid...
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Recensão ao Livro Hacia una literacidad del fracaso escolar y del abandono temprano desde las voces de adolescentes y jóvenes: resistencias, “cicatrices” y destinos. Vásquez Recío, R. (Coord.) (2018). Hacia una literacidad del fracaso escolar y del abandono temprano desde las voces de adolescentes y jóvenes: resistencias, “cicatrices” y destinos....
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The paper presents an analysis of the impact of European and international educational and economic policies on the process of the faculty performance assessment in a national context. An empirical study was conducted at a school of education in a public research university in Portugal, with the purpose of identifying academics’ perceptions about t...
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This text aims at discussing the place of teacher professional narratives, of an autobiographical nature, that are produced within an instructional supervision post-graduation context. The author starts by discussing the concept of quality in education. She places it within a concept of education for sustainable development and for the transformati...
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Educational systems of most European countries seem to be unable to respond adequately to the growing migration-induced multilingualism. None of the European member states has developed an integrated approach to address linguistic diversity in teacher education programmes that will respond to the demands of inclusion, equity, and social justice for...
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This article reviews a selective corpus of empirical and theoretical texts on foreign language pedagogy and teacher education, produced in Portugal between 2006 and 2011. A descriptive and interpretative approach is adopted to inquire into the transformative potential of research, with a focus on its scope, purposes, conceptual and methodological f...
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Educational systems of most European countries seem to be unable to respond adequately to the growing migration-induced multilingualism. None of the European member states has developed an integrated approach to address linguistic diversity in teacher education programmes. “Compartmentalised” language support, as it is presently offered, does not s...
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O presente trabalho surge centrado nas vivências dos supervisores cooperantes relativamente ao processo de acompanhamento dos estágios pedagógicos. Neste, dá-se a conhecer um estudo envolvendo 155 supervisores que, ao longo do ano lectivo de 2007/8, colaboraram com quatro universidades públicas portuguesas e cuja experiência foi avaliada através do...
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In Maldives, educational policy makers are beginning to explore the value of ICT and web tools as a medium of continuous professional development for school leaders and teachers. This paper reports on insights and responses of a group of five school leaders who participated in a web based distance education course. For most of them, this was their...
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Although it is not a new social and educational practice, studies on characterization of mediation activities and on the profile of social and educational mediators are still scarce. In this paper the research team had two main purposes: to identify and to define the profile of social and educational mediators, and to characterize contexts and prac...
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This article focuses on a supervisory project carried out by a team of language teacher educators at the University of Minho (Portugal), where action research has been used as a teacher development strategy towards learner and teacher autonomy, both by the student teachers (in their practicum year) and by the supervisors as (action) researchers. Th...
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There I was. It was the middle of the second semester of the 2004–05 school year, and the topic under discussion was the course’s process evaluation. We were discussing the results of a questionnaire about the attainment of course objectives and the impact of the pedagogic strategies developed. After a rather quiet start, with few students commenti...

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The objectives of the study are: To characterise teacher perceptions of assessment in primary English education To understand the reasoning behind choices regarding assessment in primary English education To indirectly analyse the approaches and practices regarding assessment in primary English education To identify constraints in relation to the national standards and the transformative vision of language education.
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identificar e definir o perfil socioprofissional dos mediadores socioeducativos e caracterizar contextos e práticas de mediação socioeducativa