What Our Stories Teach Us : A Guide to Critical Reflection for College Faculty

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-04-01
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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This book encourages and enables faculty to deeply examine their teaching experiences, stories, and choices so real insight results. The author invites faculty to recall stories from their own biographies, demonstrates how to view these stories as critical incidents instead of mere reminiscences, and introduces an approach faculty can undertake to analyze then interpret these stories for the benefit of professional growth in teaching.

Author Biography

Linda K. Shadiow is a professor of educational foundations and director of the Faculty Development Program at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments xv

About the Author xix

1. Storied Contexts 3

2. Living Stories 25

3. Storied Accounts 45

4. Seeking Patterns 65

5. Exploring Patterns 85

6. Locating Assumptions 103

7. Exploring Paradigmatic Assumptions 125

8. Storied Teaching 149

References 171

Index 179

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