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1st Edition

The Practice of Teaching
A Sociology of Education

ISBN 9781138244542
Published September 26, 2018 by Routledge
311 Pages

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Book Description

This title, first published in 1990, examines the work of teachers in the classroom and the school from a sociological perspective. It will be important reading for teacher education students who have little or no background in sociology, providing them with information, understanding and techniques which will enable them to operate as competent teachers in the classroom.

Table of Contents

Figures;  Tables;  List of Highlighted Points;  Foreword by Professor P. W. Musgrave;  Preface;  1. Introduction: A Map of Teaching  2. Controlling Children: Control and Interaction  3. Images and Labels: Interaction and Evaluation  4. What Do I Teach?: Knowledge and Control  5. Styles of Teaching: Knowledge and Interaction  6. Measuring Student Progress: Knowledge and Evaluation  7. Community, Schools and Colleagues: Evaluation and Control  8. A Case Study of Classroom Teaching: A Lesson on European Trees  9. Teachers and Their Careers: The World of the Beginning Teacher  10. Ways of Thinking about Teaching: A Sociological Codicil;  Glossary of Key Terms;  Abbreviations;  Bibliography;  Permissions;  Index

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