Teaching and Its Predicaments

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Teaching and
Its Predicaments

edited by
NICHOLAS C. BURBULES
University of Illinois-Urbana/ Champaign and
DAVID T. HANSEN
University of Illinois-Chicago

Westview Press
A Member of the Perseus Books Group

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • Notes 10
  • 2 - Reforms That Call for Teaching More Than You Understand 11
  • Notes 26
  • 3 - Must We Motivate? 29
  • Notes 42
  • 4 - Teaching by the Numbers 45
  • Notes 63
  • 5 - Teaching and the Tragic Sense of Education 65
  • Notes 76
  • 6 - The Problems of Teacher-Student Relationships in Troubled Times 79
  • Notes 93
  • 7 - Predicaments in Curriculum Deliberation 95
  • Notes 120
  • 8 - The Complexities of Portfolio Assessment 123
  • Notes 141
  • 9 - Understanding and Managing Classroom Dilemmas in the Service of Good Teaching 145
  • Notes 159
  • Other References 161
  • 10 - Being a Good Influence 163
  • Notes 173
  • About the Book 175
  • About the Editors and Contributors 177
  • Index 179
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