Literature Review

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The first chapter argued for the educational significance of the emerging construct of adaptive teaching for student critical and creative thinking. A conceptual model of teacher adaptive practices for student critical and creative thinking is presented at the beginning of this chapter. Next, the research constructs that constitute the personal, environmental and behavioural determinants of this model are critically examined. The outcome of this review is the hypothesis and research questions for this study.


Adaptive Teaching Triadic Reciprocal Causation Determinants of Teacher Adaptive Practices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EducationUNSW SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Research Centre for Teacher EducationBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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