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The Good Teacher

Dominant Discourses in Teacher Education



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The Good Teacher by Alex Moore
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This is a book that challenges thinking about teaching, and critiques the currently 'fashionable' discourses. It offers a new set of approaches to initial and continuing teacher education that re-emphasises the importance of theory through reference to key sociological and psychological works. Contents include: 1. Being A Teacher - influences and calls 2. Being A 'Good' Teacher - Dominant Discourses 3. 'Made in Heaven' - Charismatic Subjects4. The Training Discourse - Competent Craftspersons 5. The 'Effective' Teacher - traditionalism, progressivism and pragmatism 6. The Appeal of Reason - Reflective Practitioners 7. Beyond Rationalism - practice, desire and reflexivity Afterword: Resistance (is not futile...)
Release date NZ
May 20th, 2004
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
6 Tables, black and white
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