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ERIC Number: ED230600
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Pages: 30
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Scholarly Ethos in Schools of Education.
Wisniewski, Richard
This essay discusses the scholarly ethos in schools of education, the social milieu within which educational research is generated, taught and/or ignored. Ethos is defined as the central character of an institution, i.e., the modal characteristics and norms of the teacher education subculture. What students learn about research is far more a product of that ethos than the result of formal instruction. No matter how much knowledge is generated by researchers, the practices and expectations of everyday life determine the degree to which faculty and students value research. The paper presents a range of inquiry needed before the ethos is fully understood, suggesting the power of ethnographic research in conducting such research. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (67th, Montreal, Quebec, April 11-15, 1983).