International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Creating Knowledge Practices in School: Exploring Teachers Knowledge Creation
Lokman Mohd Tahir,  Mehmet Ozay, Bambang Sumintono, Izuddin Matzain

The aim of this research is to explore the practice of creating knowledge in Malaysian normal stream school. This study employed Hargreaves (1999) model of creating knowledge in school as the main framework. The processes of creating knowledge involve four main practices; auditing the professional knowledge; managing the process of creating new knowledge; validating the professional knowledge that being created and dissemination of professional knowledge. The main objective of this research is the exploration on how the four elements suggested by Hargreaves (1999) were implemented in school. A total of a hundred questionnaires were distributed and were analyzed and ten in-service teachers were also interviewed.

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