• Jiří Kropáč Palacký University Olomouc
  • Štefan Chudý Palacký University Olomouc




action research, identity construction, inquiry learning, self-development, teaching approaches


Queries, activities and those sufficient solutions of teaching and learning situations are daily bread of the teaching profession. Thus, in learning of future teachers exist possibilities how to influence the progress of the teachers’ identity construction with self-creative and critical tools which are connected to the complexity of the personality. However, action research helps to deeply understand techniques which are behind the line of the traditional point of view and helps to understand the situations from the pragmatic way of natural learning in the process of preparation at the university. The research aim is focused on the support of integration of the action research as a tool for the teachers’ preparation in the good practice of the university environment. Mixed research methods are based on the narrative corpus which consists of the coded interviews and specific tasks connected to the educational preparation. Results reflect the current various ways of developing future teachers and their impact on future teachers‘ identities.


Author Biographies

  • Jiří Kropáč, Palacký University Olomouc
    Assistant Professor at Institute of Education and Social Studies, Faculty of Education.
  • Štefan Chudý, Palacký University Olomouc
    Head of the Institute of Education and Social Studies, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education.


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