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Researching Teaching : Methodologies and Practices for Understanding Pedagogy - John Loughran

Researching Teaching

Methodologies and Practices for Understanding Pedagogy

By: John Loughran (Editor)

Paperback Published: 31st March 1999
ISBN: 9780750709477
Number Of Pages: 264

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*Brings together methodologies for researching teaching used around the world
*Provides international perspectives - expert commentary by contributors from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK
A book for anyone who recognizes that teachers, their teaching practice, knowledge and skill should be a focal point of research efforts. The contributions to this volume are internationally authored by leading academics. A range of innovative research methodologies is represented and explained. The book articulates the special professional skills and knowledge that teachers have and need. It will inspire teachers and researchers alike in understanding the art of teaching.

Researching Teaching for Understandingp. 1
Researching Teaching through Pedagogyp. 11
The Language of Pedagogy and the Primacy of Student Experiencep. 13
The Genesis of Effective Scientific Explanations for the Classroomp. 28
Referencesp. 41
Bridging the Gulf between Research and Practicep. 44
Researching Teaching through Collaborationp. 65
Researching the Cultural Politics of Teachers' Learningp. 67
Exploring the Labyrinth of Researching Teachingp. 83
Notesp. 108
Gretel and Hansel, Research in the Woods: an Alaskan Fairytale in Four Actsp. 111
Discovering Our Professional Knowledge as Teachers: Critical Dialogues about Learning from Experiencep. 132
Referencesp. 151
Researching Teaching through Contextp. 153
Teachers' Subject Subcultures and Curriculum Innovation: The Example of Technology Educationp. 155
The Impact of Teaching Experiences on Student-Teachers' and Beginning Teachers' Conceptions of Teaching and Learning Sciencep. 172
Researching Formative Assessmentp. 198
Referencesp. 214
Researching Teaching through Reflective Practicep. 215
Referencesp. 230
Conclusionp. 233
Changes in Research since 1969p. 235
Referencesp. 243
Author Indexp. 249
Subject Indexp. 252
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ISBN: 9780750709477
ISBN-10: 0750709472
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 31st March 1999
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.7  x 1.37
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1