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If Classrooms Matter
Progressive Visions of Educational Environments





ISBN 9780415971584
Published August 14, 2004 by Routledge
256 Pages

 
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Where does learning take place? In this collection of passionately argued essays, leading educators and theorists explore the "where" of pedagogy - how pedagogical processes are influenced by local conditions. Understanding this dynamic just may be the single most important ingredient to successful teaching.Classrooms Matter presents some of the best known voices in critical pedagogy--Michael Apple, Henry Giroux, Stanley Aronowitz, Carol Becker, Peter McLaren--alongside essays by such well-known scholars as Mark Poster, Sharon O'Dair, David Trend, Jacqueline Bobo, and others. These thinkers explore the sensitive balance between technology, physical space, economic developments, political events, and the goals of teaching--a balance we must constantly renegotiate if classrooms are to matter at all.

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Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Assistant Professor of English and Philosophy at the University of Houston-Victoria, is editor of the journal Symploke.

Walter R. Jacobs is Assistant Professor of Social Sciences at the University of Minnesota General College.