Beyond the Classroom Walls: Ethnographic Inquiry as Pedagogy

Beyond the Classroom Walls: Ethnographic Inquiry as Pedagogy

by June A. Gordon, A. Gordon June
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415934931

ISBN-13: 9780415934930

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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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Overview

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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