What Counts As Knowledge in Teacher Education?

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-05-18
  • Publisher: Information Age Pub Inc

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The field of education generally, and teacher education particularly, is experiencing some general disquiet with traditional approaches to the identification and classification of knowledge. Formal research studies, long the source of the knowledge base of teaching, is discredited by new ideologies that are based in the women's movement, the multiculturalists, and persons taken up with newer research strategies called naturalistic, ethnographic, or case study approaches. The book is a collection of essays that rehearses the issues facing the field, and addresses them in forthright fashion.

Table of Contents

Toward Wisdom through Conversation Across Epistemologies, Christine Sleeter
Education Schools and the Problem of Knowledge, Mary M. Kennedy
Narrative and Neopragmatism in Teacher Education and Research, Gregory J. Cizek
Consensus and the Knowledge Base for Teaching and Teacher Education, Gary R. Galluzo
What Do Critical Ethnographies of Schooling Tell Us about Teacher Knowledge?, Amy C. McAninch
Knowledge of Subject Matter, James D. Raths and Amy C. McAninch
Teacher Education, Knowledge Most Worth, and Ellwood P. Cubberley, Joseph A. Stornello

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