It is widely agreed that teacher education must consist of two general components. There is a knowledge component which contains specialized subject matter knowledge, and a practical component in which intending teachers develop skills and abilities. In this original and compelling work, first published in 1989, Pearson attempts to examine the connection between the two. This title will be of interest to students of education.
Preface; 1. Introduction 2. Practice as Applied Science 3. An Epistemology of Practice 4. Normative Theory of Education 5. Theory of Practice 6. The Nature of Teaching 7. The Practice of Teaching 8. Teacher Education; Notes; Bibliography; Index
This set of 21 volumes, originally published between 1955 and 1997, amalgamates several topics on the philosophy of education, with a particular focus on religious education, curriculum studies, and critical thinking. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject and will be of particular interest to students of philosophy, education and those undertaking teaching qualifications.