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White, Brian – English Education, 2011
Educational researchers are accustomed to institutional review board (IRB) requirements (e.g., protecting participants) with students often identified as the only "vulnerable population" for IRB purposes. However, as practitioner research has gained more prominence, the vulnerability of teacher-researchers themselves has begun to…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Educational Research, Teacher Researchers, Teacher Motivation
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Tremmel, Robert – English Education, 2010
English teacher educators' commitment to Deweyan progressivism has cost them in recent years. It has contributed to their being pushed to the margins when it comes to serious, top-level discussions about the direction of American education. This essay reexamines the case for progressivism and its relevance as an element of CEE's ongoing effort to…
Descriptors: English Teacher Education, English Teachers, Teacher Educators, Educational Philosophy
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Boomer, Garth – English Education, 1989
Considers the schools of thought in language and learning, and examines how their theories and propositions affect teachers. Characterizes the teacher as a professional manager and discusses what it means to be such a person. Investigates what managers and teachers know and need to know-in-practice. (KEH)
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Foreign Countries
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O'Neill, Marnie – English Education, 1987
Examines the effects of the post-Dartmouth English curriculum revolution in the Australian context. Argues the need for a reconsideration of the English curriculum in three areas: defining the subject of English, defining growth in English, and developing of curricular frameworks. (SRT)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Educational Philosophy, Educational Trends