9781137311252

Advisory in Urban High Schools A Study of Expanded Teacher Roles

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  • ISBN13:

    9781137311252

  • ISBN10:

    1137311258

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-08-01
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

Far from being solely imparters of information, teachers have long been tasked with multiple and increasing responsibilities. Recent decades have now seen a formal expansion of these responsibilities, adding often-unfamiliar duties to teachers' already full plates. Advisory in Urban High Schools explores the expanded roles of teachers who serve as advisors to students, a role that often demands teachers provide social-emotional support to their advisees. Through an in-depth study of teachers in multiple small, urban high schools with advisory programs, this book considers the precedents for the advisor's role; the interpretations, enactments, and responses teachers bring to the advisor's role; and the experiences of and outcomes for students.

Author Biography

Kate Phillippo is Assistant Professor at the School of Education of Loyola University Chicago, USA.

Table of Contents

1. Advisory: A View into Expanded Teacher Roles
2. "Very Nice, but not Very Helpful": The Education Profession's Divergent Representations of Teachers' Social-Emotional Support Responsibilities, 1892-2011 (With Beth Wright)
3. Advisor Role Structure: How Schools Support or Undermine Expanded Teacher Roles
4. Consistency and Variation in Teachers' Implementation of the Advisor Role
5. The Toolbox and How Teachers Used It: Individual Characteristics that Explain Differences in Advisor Role Enactment
6. Occupational Hazards and Innovation: Teachers' Responses to the Advisor Role
7. Tying it All Together: Lessons about Formally Expanded Teacher Roles, Teachers Advising Students, and Teachers Providing Social-Emotional Support
Appendix A. Teacher Interview Participants, Sorted by School
Appendix B. Overview of Research Methods

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