ERIC Number: ED471193
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Transforming Teacher Education: Lessons in Professional Development.
Sockett, Hugh T., Ed.; DeMulder, Elizabeth K., Ed.; LePage, Pamela C., Ed.; Wood, Diane R., Ed.
This book investigates many aspects of educational reform, pivoting around an innovative master's degree program for teachers. After "Foreword" (David T. Hansen), there are 14 papers: (1) "Transforming Teacher Education" (Hugh T. Sockett); (2) "From Educational Rhetoric to Program Reality" (Hugh T. Sockett and Pamela C. LePage); (3) "Teacher as Citizen: Professional Development and Democratic Responsibility" (Diane R. Wood); (4) "Talking to Learn: A Pedagogy Both Obvious and Obscure" (Ann Sevcik); (5) "Teachers in School-Based Teams: Contesting Isolation in Schools" (Sharon J. Gerow); (6) "Complexity in Morally Grounded Practice" (Elizabeth K. DeMulder, Ann Cricchi, and Hugh T. Sockett); (7) "Through the Eyes of the Child" (Rita E. Goss and Kristin S. Stapor); (8) "Illuminating Knowledge: Three Modes of Inquiry" (Deborah Barnard and Deborah Courter-Folly); (9) "Culture Clash: Teacher and Student Identities and the Procession toward Freedom" (Mark A. Hicks); (10) "No More 'Making Nice'" (Donna V. Schmidt, Renee Sharp, and Tracy Stephens); (11) "Toward a Common Goal: Teachers and Immigrant Families in Dialogue" (Elizabeth K. DeMulder and Leo Rigsby); (12) "Sustaining the Moral Framework: Tensions and Opportunities for Faculty" (Pamela C. LePage); (13) "The Standards of Learning: One Teacher's Journey through State-Mandated Curriculum" (Margaret Kaminsky); and (14) "Leading a Transformative Innovation: The Acceptance of Despair" (Hugh T. Sockett). (Contains 233 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Democratic Values, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Immigrants, Inquiry, Masters Degrees, Moral Values, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Preservice Teacher Education, State Standards, Teacher Collaboration, Teamwork
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