ERIC Number: ED425153
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
The Heart of the Matter: Teacher Educators and Teacher Education Reform.
Cole, Ardra L., Ed.; Elijah, Rosebud, Ed.; Knowles, J. Gary, Ed.
This collection of papers examines the role of teacher educators in teacher education reform. Part 1, "The Reform Context," includes the first chapter: (1) "Setting and Defining the Context" (J. Gary Knowles and Ardra L. Cole). Part 2, "Self-Study as Teacher Education Reform," includes chapters 2-6: (2) "Reforming Teacher Education through Self-Study" (Ardra L. Cole and J. Gary Knowles); (3) "Finding My Way: Teaching Methods Courses from a Sociocultural Perspective" (Anastasia P. Samaras); (4) "Letters of Intent: Collaborative Self-Study as Reform in Teacher Education" (Dawn Abt-Perkins, Helen Dale, and Patricia Hauschildt); (5) "Beyond 'Burritos' and 'Lumpia': Ethnic Identity as a Difference in Preservice Teacher Education" (Sara S. Garcia and Edmundo F. Litton); and (6) "Owning What I Learned: The Perspective of a Beginning Teacher Educator" (Rosebud Elijah). Part 3, "Teacher Educators and the Reform of Teacher Education," includes chapters 7-18: (7) "Teaching by the Rules, Changing the Rules in Teacher Education" (Ava L. McCall); (8) "Driven to Abstraction" (Margaret R. Olson); (9) "Negotiating Balance between Reforming Teacher Education and Forming Self as Teacher Educator" (Karen Guilfoyle, Mary Lynn Hamilton, Stefinee Pinnegar, and Margaret Placier); (10) "Conflicting and Competing Agendas: A School-University Partnership for Teacher Education" (Clare Kosnik); (11) "Professional Lives; Institutional Contexts: Coherence and Contradictions" (Rosebud Elijah); (12) "Making the Path by Walking It" (Francisco A. Rios, Janet E. McDaniel, and Laura P. Stowell); (13)"Reforming Teacher Education: Making Sense of Our Past to Inform Our Future" (Peter Chin and Tom Russell); (14) "Intention or Happenstance: The New Professor as a Change Agent" (Beverley Bailey); (15) "The Beginning Professor and Goodlad's Simultaneous Renewal: Vignettes from Wyoming's School-University Partnership" (Audrey M. Kleinsasser, Mary Alice Bruce, William G. Berube, Linda Hutchison, and Judith Z. Ellsworth); (16) "The Importance of Being Marginal: A Chapter with a Post-Script" (Jill Kedersha McClay); (17) "Professional Lives in Context: Becoming Teacher Educators" (Susan Finley); and (18) "Reform and 'Being True to Oneself': Pedagogy, Professional Practice, and the Promotional Process" (Ardra L. Cole and J. Gary Knowles). Part 4, "Deans of Education and Teacher Education Reform," includes chapters 19-21: (19) "Beginning Professors and College Reform" (Richard Wisniewski); (20) "Where Should We Educate Teachers? Thoughts Generated from the Concerns of Beginning Teacher Educators" (Gary R. Galluzzo); (21) "Leading by Example: Reflections on Seven Years as Dean" (R. Terrance Boak); (22) "An Occupation Like All Others" (Roger Soder); (23) "New Dean to New Faculty: Accepting the Challenge" (Carol A. Bartell); and (24) "Authority of Heart and Teacher Education Reform" (Rena Upitis). (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, College Faculty, College School Cooperation, Cultural Awareness, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teacher Educators
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