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Levinson, Meira, Ed.; Fay, Jacob, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
Teaching in a democracy is challenging and filled with dilemmas that have no easy answers. For example, how do educators meet their responsibilities of teaching civic norms and dispositions while remaining nonpartisan? "Democratic Discord in Schools" features eight normative cases of complex dilemmas drawn from real events designed to…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Problem Solving, Cooperation
American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC. – 1979
The question of the viability of tenure for college faculty is considered in three papers. In "The History of Tenure," Walter P. Metzger considers the history of academic tenure and the history of opposition to this practice. It is concluded that tenure continues to be a vital institution and has provided a better quality faculty. Its…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Academic Rank (Professional), College Faculty, Contracts
Watson, Jane, Ed.; Beswick, Kim, Ed. – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2007
This is a record of the proceedings of the 30th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA). The theme of the conference is "Mathematics: Essential research, essential practice." The theme draws attention to the importance of developing and maintaining links between research and practice and…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Concept Mapping, Student Teachers