Beyond the Classroom Walls: Ethnographic Inquiry as Pedagogy

Beyond the Classroom Walls: Ethnographic Inquiry as Pedagogy

by June A. Gordon, A. Gordon June
     
 

This book integrates ethnographic research with teacher education strategies, with the aim of preparing teachers to work with urban and low-income youth in schools and other social service agencies. Through various case studies, Gordon provides insight into how educators in diverse settings can engage students-be they preservice or veteran teachers-in the process

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This book integrates ethnographic research with teacher education strategies, with the aim of preparing teachers to work with urban and low-income youth in schools and other social service agencies. Through various case studies, Gordon provides insight into how educators in diverse settings can engage students-be they preservice or veteran teachers-in the process of discovering the complexity of their students' lives, as well as their own.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415934930
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Students Reengaging Their Home Communities1
Ch. 2Immigrants and Education: Dialogic Inquiry as Pedagogy23
Ch. 3Future Teachers Assist in Urban, Low-Income, Multicultural Classrooms41
Ch. 4"Masks of Normality": Teacher Training on a Military Base51
Ch. 5Confronting the Larger Community of Helping Professionals63
Ch. 6Home Visits71
Ch. 7Deconstructing Youth At Risk85
Ch. 8Adult Educators Inquire into Workplace Stress99
Ch. 9First Quarter Attrition: Community College Staff and Faculty Ask Why117
Afterword129
References133
Index141

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