Counternarratives: Studies of Teacher Education and Becoming and Being a Teacher

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State University of New York Press, Feb 7, 2008 - Education - 264 pages
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Relying on local, self, and historical studies, the author argues for better—not best—practices in teaching and teacher education.
Representing more than two decades of Robert V. Bullough Jr.'s research into the problems of teaching and teacher education, this book presents a set of guiding principles that hold promise for achieving increasingly powerful teacher education.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
P A R T 1 Historical Studies
13
P A R T 2 Studies of Becoming and Being a Teacher Educator
49
P A R T 3 Studies of Becoming and Being a Teacher
103
P A R T 4 Program Studies
175
Afterword
227
References
233
Index
251
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Page 4 - If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.

About the author (2008)

Robert V. Bullough Jr. is Professor of Teacher Education and Associate Director of the Center for the Improvement of Teacher Education and Schooling at Brigham Young University. His previous books include Stories of the Eight-Year Study: Reexamining Secondary Education in America (coauthored with Craig Kridel), also published by SUNY Press.

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