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Title Teachers as learners : critical discourse on challenges and opportunities / edited by Ora Kwo
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 349 pages)
Series CERC studies in comparative education ; 26
CERC studies in comparative education ; v. 26
Contents List of Abbreviations; List of Tables; List of Figures; Foreword; Introduction; Research Stances onLearning and Teaching; 1 Research and Teacher Learning:Taking an Inquiry Stance; 2 Telling Stories:Understanding Teachers' Identity in a Context of Curriculum Innovation; 3 Understanding Korean Children's L2 Dialogue Journals: Towards a Model of Creative Apprenticeship for IntegratingTeaching and Learning; 4 Teaching about Indigenous Forms of Knowledge: Insights fromNon-Indigenous Teachers of Visual Arts Education in New Zealand; Initial Teacher Education
Summary In the worldwide movements of educational reform, educators are forging new roles, identities and relationships. Leadership is vital, but must be rooted in the capacity for learning. This volume responds to the tensions and paradoxes brought by educational reforms, presenting a critical discourse on teachers as learners. The contributions bring an array of cultural settings and methodological orientations, and reveal contextual burdens that teachers should not carry in isolation. Teachers' learning demands collective engagement to turn challenges into opportunities in a sustainable quest for h
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Teachers -- Training of.
Form Electronic book
Author Kwo, Ora.
ISBN 9048196760