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Title Transforming teacher education : lessons in professional development / edited by Hugh Sockett [and others] ; foreword by David T. Hansen
Published Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 257 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; 1 Transforming Teacher Education; 2 From Educational Rhetoric to Program Reality; 3 Teacher as Citizen Professional Development and Democratic Responsibility; 4 Talking to Learn A Pedagogy Both Obvious and Obscure; 5 Teachers in School Based Teams Contesting Isolation in Schools; 6 Complexity in Morally Grounded Practice; 8 Illuminating Knowledge Three Modes of Inquiry; 9 Culture Clash Teacher and Student Identities and the Procession Toward Freedom; 10 No More Making Nice; 11 Toward a Common Goal Teachers and Immigrant Families in Dialogue
Summary Annotation Teaching and teacher education are moral rather than technical or instrumental endeavors. Providing a detailed description of a highly innovative master's program for practicing teachers, the authors demonstrate that a moral vision can be enacted in practice, despite constraints and challenges. Any serious attempt to change practice will of course be unwieldly, contentious, and subject to sudden shocks and reversals, but it will also yield successes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-243) and index
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Subject Teachers -- In-service training -- United States.
Teachers -- Training of -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Sockett, Hugh.
ISBN 031300403X (electronic bk.)
0897897900 (alk. paper)
9780313004032 (electronic bk.)
9780897897907 (alk. paper)