Developing a teacher identity in the university context: a systematic review of the literature

  title={Developing a teacher identity in the university context: a systematic review of the literature},
  author={Thea van Lankveld and Judith Schoonenboom and Monique L.L. Volman and Gerda Croiset and Jos Beishuizen},
  journal={Higher Education Research \& Development},
  pages={325 - 342}
ABSTRACT This literature review summarises the growing body of literature discussing teacher identities of university teachers. The aim was to understand what strengthens or constrains the development of a teacher identity. A qualitative synthesis of 59 studies was carried out. The review showed that several factors contribute to the development of teacher identity. While contact with students and staff development programmes were experienced as strengthening teacher identity, the wider context… 

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