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Author Gordon, June A., 1950-

Title Beyond the classroom walls : ethnographic inquiry as pedagogy / June A. Gordon
Published New York : Routledge, [2002]
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Contents Students re-engaging their home communities -- Immigrants and education -- Future teachers assist in urban, low-income, multicultural classrooms -- "Masks of normality": teacher training on a military base -- Confronting the larger community of helping professionals -- Homevisits -- Deconstructing youth at-risk -- Adult educators inquire into workplace stress -- First quarter attrition: community college staff and faculty ask why
Summary This book integrates ethnographic research with teacher education strategies, with the aim of preparing teachers to work with urban and low-income youth in schools and other social service agencies. Through various case studies, Gordon provides insight into how educators in diverse settings can engage students-be they preservice or veteran teachers-in the process of discovering the complexity of their students' lives, as well as their own
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Action research in education -- United States -- Case studies.
Educational anthropology -- United States -- Case studies.
Teachers -- Training of -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136706011 (electronic bk.)
130682589X (ebk)
9781136706011 (electronic bk.)
9781306825894 (ebk)
Other Titles Ethnographic inquiry as pedagogy