Teacher Talk: A Post-Formal Inquiry Into Educational Change (Counterpoints #123) (Paperback)

Teacher Talk: A Post-Formal Inquiry Into Educational Change (Counterpoints #123) By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Joe L. Kincheloe (Editor), Raymond A. Horn Jr Cover Image
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This is book number 123 in the Counterpoints series.

Description


Teacher Talk provides insight into school change and culture through the real-life experiences of six career teachers over a span of thirty years. Through a post-formal qualitative method, Teacher Talk demonstrates the power of conversation in promoting substantial educational change. Systems thinking, school culture, school community, and spirituality are presented in accessible language as critical aspects of educational change. The frank dialogue and participant-observer role of the author addresses change in a realistic and uncommon manner. Teacher Talk is a valued resource for pre-service teachers, graduate students in curriculum and educational leadership, and for teachers and curriculum developers who are engaged in change initiatives. Teacher Talk is a must read for all who are considering careers in education or educational administration.

About the Author


The Author: Raymond A. Horn, Jr. is Assistant Professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas. He received his Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from Pennsylvania State University where he focused on the systemic and cultural aspects of educational change. His writings have been published in numerous edited books and journals.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780820445588
ISBN-10: 0820445584
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: November 14th, 2000
Pages: 189
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints