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ERIC Number: EJ538488
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-6620
An Action Research Approach to a Contradiction in Teaching: Reconciling Grades with Democratic Action.
Placier, Margaret
Action in Teacher Education, v18 n3 p23-32 Fall 1996
An action research project emphasized the centrality of teachers' values in teaching decisions. After identifying grading papers as a source of tension, a teacher opened decisions about grading to democratic decision making, resulting in more positive professor-student relationships, more emphasis on learning, and improved student evaluations of the class. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Theme issue title: "Studying Our Own Practice in Teacher Education."