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Knowledge emerging from collective activities was found to be processed by individual teachers in their own unique way. Through the process of individual reflection, teachers were found to be selective of the knowledge that they wanted to process further. It was also found that not all of the knowledge that teachers selected was processed. In such cases, teachers would store selected knowledge, most probably for future use. Some useful knowledge that was not stored would be processed further through continuous reflection and/or experimentation on practice. 4.2.2 Individual Processes When listening or taking part in a discussion on a dilemma, teachers were exposed to a variety of knowledge, such as strategies and techniques used in teaching, problems in practice, requirements of language courses taught in other programs, possible causes of students’ problematic behaviour and/or problems in learning English, multiple external factors that impacted classroom teaching and learning, students’ backgrounds, and teachers’ beliefs, just to name a few. Knowledge that was generated through group processes was found to be processed individually by the teachers. 4.2.2.1 Selecting Knowledge Analysis of data showed that teachers reflected on community sharing during and after attending a session. Teachers made attempts to connect knowledge that surfaced
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