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Reeducating the Educator: Global Perspectives on Community Building Helen Christiansen

Reeducating the Educator: Global Perspectives on Community Building

Helen Christiansen

Published November 29th 2001
ISBN : 9780791451212
Hardcover
260 pages
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Reeducating the Educator focuses on community building within teacher education programs in Canada, Israel, Australia, and the United States. Maintaining that communities have to be built and sustained, the contributors discuss possible theoreticalMoreReeducating the Educator focuses on community building within teacher education programs in Canada, Israel, Australia, and the United States. Maintaining that communities have to be built and sustained, the contributors discuss possible theoretical frameworks underlying community building and change and suggest that there is a need for teacher educators to go beyond localized experiences and reach out to one another in a global discussion. Because of the impact of local cultures and histories, key questions and issues vary from one country to another, and even from one faculty to another, but the resulting global conversation provides a greater understanding of the professional development of teachers and teacher educators.