This captivating book opens a multi-vocal and layered conversation on critical contemporary issues in teacher education. As a provocative example of self-study research, each part of the book shows the richness and productivity of collaborative, practice-based research, oriented to critical issues in teacher education. In bringing forward key issues in teacher education, Provoking Conversations on Inquiry in Teacher Education also demonstrates an exercise of practical judgment, that is, to show how certain kinds of research and writing can address the real life issues encountered in practice. The bold effort to make their work public and invite responses represents a deliberate attempt by the authors to reveal the importance of critical conversations. Invited responses by critical friends from other institutions demonstrate that conversations about practices in teacher education must remain open-ended and responsive to a plurality of thought and experience.
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc
Number of pages: 146
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 225 x 150 mm
Edition: New edition
"`Provoking Conversations on Inquiry in Teacher Education' invites all who care about teaching and learning in schools and schools of education into a series of deliberate and passionate conversations among talented teacher educators, punctuated by equally passionate and influential respondents whose contributions provoke further conversation. This book provides both a model and rich material for thinking deeply and anew about the project of teacher education." (Alice Pitt, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Education, York University, Toronto, Canada)
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