Contents: The role of emotions in teaching, learning and pre-service teacher education - Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Competence - Emotion regulation and teaching - How emotionally intelligent are pre-service teachers? - What impact does an emotional competence programme have upon them? - How do pre-service student teachers use their emotional competence in their classroom practice?
Roisin P. Corcoran is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Psychology at Yale University. Her doctoral research focused on emotional competence and pre-service teacher education, particularly the role of emotion regulation and emotional intelligence in teaching, learning and learning to teach. She has served as a reviewer for both psychology and education peer-reviewed journals and is Communications Chair of the American Educational Research Association Social and Emotional Learning Special Interest Group. She has taught in pre-service teacher education for some years and is the recipient of numerous grants and awards for her emotion-related research. This book links directly with her doctoral research for which she was awarded an IRCHSS scholarship. Roland Tormey is a Conseiller pedagogique at the Centre de recherche et d'appui pour la formation et ses technologies (CRAFT), Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne. He is co-chair of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Expert Group on Competences in Education for Sustainable Development. He has worked in teacher education, education research and curriculum development for fifteen years and was formerly Head of the Department of Education and Professional Studies at the University of Limerick. This book links directly with his ongoing programme of research on emotion, metacognition and global citizenship education.