Teaching about Teaching
Purpose, Passion and Pedagogy in Teacher Education
Considers teacher education as an important aspects of the teaching profession and demonstrates why it is so important for higher education institutions to value their teacher educators' professional knowledge. The book demonstrates how teaching about teaching knowledge pedagogy is vital to the development of quality in teacher education and how this knowledge needs to be articulated and communicated throughout the teaching profession, both in schools and universities.
'Teaching about Teaching i s a well-written, thought-provoking, introspective text. The essays are written by and for teachers, offering the voices we too often fail to hear. For experienced teacher educators, this book serves as a means of reaffirming what they already do in their university classrooms. For others, particularly instructors new to the field of teacher education, this text offers practical suggestions and means by which to teach teachers the skills they will need in the classroom ... this information results in a practical as well as theoretical discussion that links research and theory with practice.' - The Educational Forum