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Journal of Education and Practice, v8 n6 p102-105 2017

This paper raises pertinent issues regarding an obvious gap that prevails between theory and practice in various professions. The paper makes it clear that there is theory-practice gap among professions; however, it focuses more on informing theory-practice gap in the teaching profession. The paper identifies and informs of causes, effects and practical solutions of theory-practice gap in education, in particular, in the teaching profession. Finally, the paper provides a tentative explanation for theory-practice gap persistence, and it raises important questions that may need researchers' attention.

Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Research, Teaching (Occupation), Educational Theories, Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Models

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Author: Kinyaduka, Bryson D.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=1824&id=EJ1132997







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