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Studying Teachers' Lives : Investigating Schooling - I Goodison

Studying Teachers' Lives

Investigating Schooling

Paperback Published: 6th February 1992
ISBN: 9780415068581
Number Of Pages: 272

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Much research has recently been undertaken in the field of teaching methods and the different approaches to teaching within the classroom framework. "Studying Teachers' Lives" examines the background and personal experiences of a number of teachers, and the direct and indirect influences their individual situations have on their methods of teaching. Providing insights into the perceptions of teaching, the authors cover a wide range of issues from the importance of teachers' socialization to the question of teacher drop-out. Drawing on their diverse experience, they identify collective themes which run across many teachers' lives and reflect on the social structure in which their lives are embedded. They employ a range of different methodologies allowing the reader to assess their varying strengths and weaknesses, but throughout they reaffirm the centrality of the teacher in educational research. This book should be of interest to students of teacher education and researchers in education and teacher education.

List of Figres and Tables Notes on Contributors
Studying Teachers' Lives: an Emergent Field of Enquiry
Developing a Radical Pedagogy: Autobiography of a New Zealand Sociologist of Women's Education
Collaborative Autobiography and the Teachers' Voice
Models for Understanding Pre-Service and Beginning Teachers' Biographies: Illustrations From Case Studies
School Improvement and Educator Personality: Stages, Types, Traits or Processes?
Using Oral Case Histories to Reconstruct the Experiences of Women Teachers in Vermont 1900-50
Why do Progressive Women Activists Leave Teaching?
Theory, Methodology in Life History
Studying Teachers' Lives: Problems and Possibilities
Index
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ISBN: 9780415068581
ISBN-10: 0415068584
Series: Investigating Schooling
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 6th February 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1