Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study

La construcción de significados por profesores en formación: estudio interpretativo y cualitativo

Authors

  • Nestor Ricardo Fajardo Mora Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas

Keywords:

Construction of meaning, roots of knowledge, assumptions, intertextuality, habitus. (en).

Keywords:

Construcción de significado, raíces del conocimiento, asunciones, intertextualidad, habitus (es).

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Abstract (en)

This research-based article presents an interpretive qualitative study with pre-service teachers of Social Studies, who construct their own meanings from social-studies texts through their roots of knowledge, their shared assumptions, and the intertextuality which are collectively related to the core category: Habitus. Using these strategies, the pre-service teachers employ their own values, understandings and representations of the world to construct meaning. The author of this research collected and analyzed the data through the methodology of Grounded Theory. Pre-service teachers’ artifacts and class video recordings were used as major sources to collect data over the period of one semester.

Abstract (es)

Este artículo es el resultado de una investigación cualitativa interpretativa desarrollada con profesores de Ciencias Sociales en formación quienes construyen sus propios significados de textos relacionados con su campo de formación dadas sus raíces del conocimiento, sus asunciones compartidas y la intertextualidad las cuales se relacionan a su vez con la categoría Habitus que las nuclea a todas. El conocimiento previo, las asunciones y la intertextualidad de los docentes en formación les permite construir sus propios significados de los textos basados en sus valores, comprensiones y representaciones del mundo. El investigador recopiló y analizó los datos basado en la Teoría Fundamentada. Los trabajos producidos por los docentes en formación y las transcripciones de video grabaciones a lo largo de un semestre fueron los instrumentos de recolección de información.

Author Biography

Nestor Ricardo Fajardo Mora, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas

has a Bachelor degree in Modern Languages: Spanish-English and a Postgraduate in Language and Pedagogical Projects from Universidad Distrital. Also, he holds a Master Degree in Applied Linguistics to TEFL from the same university. He has been working in Education since 1996 in primary, secondary and university. Currently, he is an English Language Teacher in the Social Studies Undergraduate Program at UD. He is a member of "AMAUTAS" research group in areas such as Education, Critical Pedagogy, Identity, Subject Cosntruction, and Multicultural Issues.

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APA

Fajardo Mora, N. R. (2013). Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 15(1), 43–57. https://doi.org/10.14483/udistrital.jour.calj.2013.1.a03

ACM

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Fajardo Mora, N.R. 2013. Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal. 15, 1 (Jan. 2013), 43–57. DOI:https://doi.org/10.14483/udistrital.jour.calj.2013.1.a03.

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Fajardo Mora, N. R. Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study. Colomb. appl. linguist. j 2013, 15, 43-57.

ABNT

FAJARDO MORA, N. R. Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, [S. l.], v. 15, n. 1, p. 43–57, 2013. DOI: 10.14483/udistrital.jour.calj.2013.1.a03. Disponível em: https://revistas.udistrital.edu.co/index.php/calj/article/view/4245. Acesso em: 2 oct. 2022.

Chicago

Fajardo Mora, Nestor Ricardo. 2013. “Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal 15 (1):43-57. https://doi.org/10.14483/udistrital.jour.calj.2013.1.a03.

Harvard

Fajardo Mora, N. R. (2013) “Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study”, Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 15(1), pp. 43–57. doi: 10.14483/udistrital.jour.calj.2013.1.a03.

IEEE

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N. R. Fajardo Mora, “Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study”, Colomb. appl. linguist. j, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 43–57, Jan. 2013.

MLA

Fajardo Mora, N. R. “Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, vol. 15, no. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 43-57, doi:10.14483/udistrital.jour.calj.2013.1.a03.

Turabian

Fajardo Mora, Nestor Ricardo. “Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal 15, no. 1 (January 1, 2013): 43–57. Accessed October 2, 2022. https://revistas.udistrital.edu.co/index.php/calj/article/view/4245.

Vancouver

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Fajardo Mora NR. Pre-service teachers’ construction of meaning: an interpretive qualitative study. Colomb. appl. linguist. j [Internet]. 2013Jan.1 [cited 2022Oct.2];15(1):43-57. Available from: https://revistas.udistrital.edu.co/index.php/calj/article/view/4245

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