ERIC Number: ED403239
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Publication Date: 1994
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Democratic Teacher Education: Programs, Processes, Problems, and Prospects. SUNY Series, Democracy and Education.
Novak, John M., Ed.
This book focuses on the creative work and struggles of democratic teacher educators. After "Introduction: The Talk and the Walk of Democratic Teacher Education" (John M. Novak), the book is organized in three sections. Section I, "Programs," includes: (1) "The Institute for Democracy in Education: Supporting Democratic Teachers" (George Wood); (2) "Foxfire Teachers' Networks (Viewed through Maxine Greene's 'The Dialectic of Freedom')" (Hilton Smith); (3) "Doing Women's Studies: Possibilities and Challenges in Democratic Praxis" (Cecilia Reynolds); (4) "Democratic Empowerment and Secondary Teacher Education" (Thomas E. Kelly); (5) "Teaching for Democracy: Preparing Teachers To Teach Democracy" (Keith Hillkirk); (6) "Deliberately Developing Democratic Teachers in a Year" (Barbara McEwan); and (7) "An Institute for Independence through Action, Process, and Theory" (J. Cynthia McDermott). Section 2, "Processes," includes an introduction and 6 chapters: (8) "Only by Living Them" (Heidi Watts); (9) "Control and Contradiction in Democratic Teacher Education: Classroom and Curriculum Approaches" (Suzanne SooHoo and Thomas C. Wilson); (10) "Democracy in Education: A Foxfire Experience" (Janet C. Fortune); (11) "The Democratic Process in Teacher Education: Two Case Studies" (Lisa A. Bloom and Mary Jean Ronan Herzog); (12) "Skin-Game: Race and Racism in Teaching and Teacher Education" (William Ayers); and (13) "Radical Change in Assessment: A Catalyst for Democratic Education" (Carol Lieber, Ed Mikel, and Sunny Pervil). Section 3, "Prospects," contains "Conclusion: Prospecting for Democratic Teacher Education" (John M. Novak). (ND)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Democracy, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Racial Bias, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs, Womens Studies
State University of New York Press, State University Plaza, Albany, NY 12246 (cloth: ISBN-0-7914-1927-4; paperback: ISBN-0-7914-1928-2, $21.95).
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