Critical Perspectives On The Curriculum Of Teacher Education

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  • Copyright: 2004-06-18
  • Publisher: UPA
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Critical Perspectives on the Curriculum of Teacher Education is a collection of papers, written by students in a widely recognized doctoral program in curriculum and educational leadership. The editors have compiled these papers to discuss key ideas and present new possibilities for teachers, in terms of formal and informal curriculum interventions. This book will challenge readers to rethink long-standing assumptions that pass for conventional wisdom in the field.

Author Biography

Thomas S. Poetter is an Associate Professor of Curriculum in the Department of Educational Leadership at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is the author or coauthor of numerous journal articles on curriculum, teacher education, teacher research, and school reform as well as several books. Thomas L. Goodney holds an M.A. in Speech from Miami University and is a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Leadership at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is the principal at Fairbanks High School in Milford Center, Ohio. Jennifer L. Bird holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English Education from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. She is a former high school English teacher and currently a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Leadership at Miami University.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Bernard J. Badiali
Preface xi
The Other Side of the ``Technical'' in Learning to Teach: Re-approaching Humanistic Tenets for Teacher Education
Thomas S. Poetter
NCATE: Wolf in Shepherd's Clothes
Kimberly Kappler
Teacher Education & Critical Transitivity: A Combination for Combating Commercialism in Schools?
Thomas L. Goodney
How Are We Perpetuating Class Distinctions? Assessing the Requirements of New Secondary Career/Technical Teachers in Kentucky
Sean P. Foley
Going It Alone: One Story
Roz Gallaspie
My Multigenre Journey
Jennifer L. Bird
Chalk Dust and Gold Stars: Performing Teacher, Feminist Inquiry, and their Implications for Reconstructing Teacher Education
Amanda Luke
Nurturing the Spirit in Teacher Education
Shirley Wade McLoughlin
Searching for Democratic Teacher Education
Catherine Haerr
Battling the Discourses of Fear and Containment in Schooling and Teacher Education
Joseph Wegwert
Bibliography 177(2)
About the Authors 179(2)
Index 181

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