From Socrates to Software: The Teacher as Text and the Text as Teacher

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The purpose of the national Society for the Study of Education is to encourage serious study of educational problems and to make the results of such study available through its publications as a basis for informed discussion of the issues.
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The purpose of the national Society for the Study of Education is to encourage serious study of educational problems and to make the results of such study available through its publications as a basis for informed discussion of the issues.
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Chapters examine literary works in which teachers of one kind or another have been portrayed, offering a look at what teaching can be like as illustrated by the various ways in which teachers conceive of their task. Details ways in which a variety of resources (autobiography, literary texts, standard textbooks, art objects, electronic texts) are or might be used for educational purposes in classrooms. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Philip W. Jackson is the David Lee Shillinglaw Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Education and Psychology and in the College at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books, including Life in Classrooms, The Practice of Teaching, and John Dewey and the Philosopher’s Task.

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