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ERIC Number: ED481274
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 295
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: ISBN-0-7914-4466-X
Collaborative Reform and Other Improbable Dreams: The Challenges of Professional Development Schools. SUNY Series, Teacher Preparation and Development.
Johnston, Marilyn, Ed.; Brosnan, Patti, Ed.; Cramer, Don, Ed.; Dove, Tim, Ed.
This collection of papers examines a 10-year process of teacher education reform at Ohio State University, describing 13 Professional Development Schools (PDSs). After "Introduction: Context, Challenges, and Consequences: PDSs in the Making" (Marilyn Johnston), there are 16 papers in four parts. Part 1, "Contextualizing PDS Work and Roles," includes (1) "Too Valuable to be Rejected, Too Different to be Embraced: A Critical Review of School/University Collaboration" (Cynthia Dickens); (2) "A Clinical Educator: Redefining a Teacher's Role" (Rhonda Dailey-Dickinson); and (3) "The Missing Voice of the Principal in School/University Collaboration" (Don Cramer and Marilyn Johnston). Part 2, "Elementary and Middle School PDSs," includes (4) "LEADS: An Evolving Program" (Patricia Enciso, Becky Kirschner, Theresa Rogers, and Barbara Seidl); (5) "Small Beginnings to a Collective Takeover: Collaboration, Integration, and Change in Our PDS" (Francee Eldredge, Kathleen Ibom, Marilyn Johnston, Lisa Maloney, and Mike Thomas); and (6) "Middle School PDS: Moving beyond the Canvas" (Patti Brosnan, Diana Erchick, and Holly Thornton). Part 3 "Secondary PDSs," includes (7) "Afternoon the Honeymoon is Over: What Seven Years of Collaboration Have Taught Us about School/University Collaboration in Social Studies and Global Education" (Sue Chase and Merry Merryfield); (8) "Perspectives on Personal Professional Development" (Steven L. Miller, Stanley Ray, Tim Dove, and Todd Kenreich); (9) "Students Learn within and beyond the Walls: A Secondary PDS" (Barbara Levak, Anna Soter, and Dan Hoffman); (10) "The Growing of a School/University Partnership and the Preparation of Teachers for the Urban Context" (Beth Carnate, George Newell, Steven E. Hoffman, and Rachel Moots); and (11) "Project Learn: Closing the Gap" (Barbara Thomson, Eugenie Maxwell, Lizbeth Kelley, and Beth Carnate). Part 4, "Specialist and Subject Matter PDSs," includes (12) "The Ohio State University Technology in Education Professional Development School: TIE PDS" (William Gathergood and Keith Hall); (13) "A PDS Network of Teachers: The Case of Art" (Michael Parsons); (14) "Weaving a Web of Relationships" (Sandra Stroot, Mary O'Sullivan, and Deborah Tannehill); (15) "Inaugurating a Professional Development Network for Foreign and Second Language Educators: Flying the Plane and Repairing It at the Same Time" (Deborah Wilburn Robinson); (16) "The Special Education Professional Development School" (Gwendolyn Cartledge, John O. Cooper, Ralph Gardner III, Timothy E. Heron, William L. Heward, Richard D. Howell, and Diane M. Sainato). The book ends with "Conclusion" (Tim Dove, Patti Brosnan, Don Cramer, and Marilyn Johnston). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
State University of New York Press, c/o CUP Services, Box 6525, Ithaca, NY 14851 (hardcover: ISBN-0-7914-4465-1, $25.50; paperback: ISBN-0-7914-4466-X, $24.95). Tel: 800-666-2211 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-688-2877 (Toll Free); Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany.