Places Where Teachers Are Taught

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John I. Goodlad, Roger Soder, Kenneth A. Sirotnik
Wiley, Oct 1, 1990 - Education - 436 pages
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In nine original chapters, this book provides a comprehensive historical perspective on teacher education in the United States. Using twenty-nine case histories of geographically and institutionally diverse education programs, the authors reveal the origins of the attitudes and practices that are shaping teacher education in our country today.

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Recurring Themes and Variations
Evolution of Teacher Education
The Evolution of Normal Schools

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John Goodlad was born in British Columbia, Canada, and educated at the University of British Columbia and the University of Chicago. A former dean of the graduate school of education at the University of California at Los Angeles, he has also been a professor of education at the University of Washington. Goodlad has written more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on education. Among his best-known works are The Ecology of School Renewal (1987) and A Place Called School: Prospects for the Future (1984). A major figure in the educational reform movements that began in the 1980s, he has been a leading figure in the field of teacher education for the past 30 years. In addition to his teaching and writing, Goodlad directs the state Partnerships for Educational Renewal throughout the United States, and he also is active in many educational organizations and task forces.

Roger Soder is Research Professor of Education in the College of Education at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Sirotnik, until his death on January 29, 2004, was Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, College of Education, University of Washington, Seattle, and Director of the College's Institute for the Study of Educational Policy.

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